2 Role Play Dialogue A = Doctor / B= Patient A: Hi. Come on in and have a seat. Now what seems to be the problem?B: I have a(n)________A: How long have you had it?B: It’s been about_________.A: Are you taking anything for it?B: Yes. I’ve taken____________ ,but it doesn’t seem to be helping. */ No, I haven’t.A: I see. Are you allergic to any medications?B: Not that I know of. / *Yes. I’m allergic to_________A: I’m going to give you a prescription for___________. I want you to take it______________times a day. */ I recommend that you_____________.Make an appointment to see me next week if it doesn’t get better over the next few days.
3 Important Phrases:I have a(n)___________ (headache, cold, sore throat, fever, migraine, earache, etc.)I have a pain in my__________(stomach, intestines, side, abdomen, etc.)My__________hurts.I hurt my__________It’s a dull pain (not sharp or sudden; a slow, steady ache)It’s a sharp pain (very painful at one point, then not so painful at another point, then painful again)My________is numb/tinglyI have been vomiting/throwing-upI am having________(chest pains, heartburn/indigestion, stomach cramps)
4 Symptoms: (what is wrong with you; what you are experiencing; pain that you have, and where) Rash= red spots or red itching areas on the skin; usually comes from an allergy or illnessFever= a high temperature over 99 degrees Fahrenheit.Diarrhea= runny, liquid feces (poop)Constipation= When you cannot go # 2 (cannot release feces)Runny nose= when your nose keeps dripping stuff/mucusStuffy nose= when you can’t breathe through your nose; too much mucus in the nose; restricted nasal passagesCramp= tightening of the muscles that causes painToothache= a hurt/painful toothEarache= an ear that hurts.Broken arm/leg/tooth/toe= a broken bone in a body partMigraine= a very painful headache, usually over one eye, sometimes with a upset stomach, and the eyes are sensitive to lightHeadache= a pain in your head/brain areaAllergic Reaction= an allergy to certain kinds of food, pollen, hay, or medicine; usually in the form of a rash, or swelling/large body partsVomiting/throwing-up/barfingUpset stomach/Nausea= a feeling like you are going to vomit/throw-upSore throat= Pain in the throat; it hurts when you swallowCold= usually a sore throat, a cough, a stuffy or runny nose, and an achy body, with low energyFlu= Usually vomiting, achy body, and a high feverFast heart rate= when your heart beats very fastChest pains= pains in the chest/heart areaHeartburn/Indigestion= when stomach acid rises into the esophagus and produces a burning feeling in the chest areaStomach cramp= painful cramps in the stomach/intestines
5 Know Your Health History!!! 1.) Allergies to medicines?2.) Heart problems?3.) Diabetes?4.) Past surgeries?5.) Are pregnant?6.) High blood pressure?7.) History of cancer for you and in your family?8.) History of stroke/heart attacks for you and in your family?9.) List of medicines you are currently taking10.) Insurance coveragewho is the insurance company?who is insured?is there a co-pay?insurance ID number?the insurance card will have this information on it