We would like to acknowledge Silvia “Yola” Ruanova; Dolores Torres Villate, R.N.; Emilio Fernández Torres, M.S.; and Luvy Bravo de Nuanes, Ph.D., for their help with vocabulary and expressions as used in Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central America.
Special thanks go to Milagros Martínez Bello, M.D., for her assistance with medical terms and proofreading the dialogues for accuracy.
Thanks also to all of the students in the medical field who have taken our courses over the years and have been an ongoing source of information.