2Role 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.
3Important 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)
4Symptoms: (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
5Know 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