American Sign Language For Dummies with Online Videos, 3rd Edition
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Going to the hospital during an emergency is a scary thing, and if you're communicating via American Sign Language, it can be even scarier, but it doesn't have to be. Nothing is scary about these emergency-related signs (except having to use them). These signs may be your 9-1-1 when you need to help out in an emergency!

ADMIT/ENTER:

asl-admit

AMBULANCE:

asl-ambulance

EMERGENCY:

asl-emergency

HEMORRHAGE/BLEED:

asl-hemorrhage

Hemorrhage is the same sign as bleed. To sign bleed, move your dominant hand up and down rapidly. The faster you do it, the heavier the bleeding.

HOSPITAL:

asl-hospital

DISCHARGE:

asl-discharge

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Adan R. Penilla II, PhD, NIC, NAD IV, CI/CT, SC:L, ASLTA, teaches American Sign Language at Colorado State University and is a freelance interpreter for the Colorado court system. Angela Lee Taylor has taught ASL for Pikes Peak Community College and the Colorado School for the Deaf and the Blind.

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