Journal of the American Association for Medical Transcription. 14(4):8, JULY-AUGUST 1995 Issn Print: 0745-2624 Publication Date: July-August 1995 Print The Slanguage of Medicine Pat Forbis; + Author Information Pat Forbis, CMT, is AAMT's associate executive director and associate editor of JAAMT. She is the author of The Psychiatry Word Book with Street Talk Terms (F.A. Davis Company, 1993). Checking for direct PDF access through Ovid Abstract A look at the myriad linguistic challenges that face those in the medical transcription profession.