Your arm and elbow seem to be all right.
You should take a week off work.
Though it is not very serious, you should rest in bed as much as possible.
Take it three times a day after meals.
Here is the prescription for your medicine.
There is a cut, but luckily it is not deep.
First, I'll clean up the wound and then we are going to dress it.
I'm afraid I'll have to give you a few stiches.
Come back in a week and I'll take your stiches out.
The X-ray shows a fracture
You must be hospitalized right away.
You will be treated for a fracture
of the bone.
You'll have to stay in the hospital for observation for two days.
Your left thumb suffers a comminuted fracture
Dialogue Eight Abortion
Patient: I have had some vaginal bleeding for 2 days, together with some pain in the lower abdomen
Nurse: What was the amount of bleeding? When was your last period?
Patient: I missed 2 periods. The last one was on April 4.
Nurse: Is your menstruation regular?
Patient: It's normal now, but it used to be somewhat late before I was married.
Nurse: Can you give us some urine for a pregnancy test?
Patient: I'll try.
Nurse: The pregnancy test was positive
. Where is the pain and what's it like?
Patient: The pain occurs in the central part of the lower abdomen
. It comes in attacks positive
with vaginal bleeding while the pain lasts.
Nurse: It seems that you are pregnant,with a threatening miscarriage. You should stay in bed except for eating or going to the toilet.
Patient: Shall I take some medicine?
Nurse: I'll give some medicine by injection or orally.
Patient: OK, I'll do as you said.
Nurse: You should go to the emergency
clinic immediately whenever the bleeding becomes more severe than usual. Come back in a week for a check up.
(3 days later)
Nurse: How are you now?
Patient: Not so good . The bleeding is more severe than usual and the attacks of pain recur every 7 to 10 minutes.
Nurse: Let me take a look. Oh ,the cervix is already open about 4cm,and part of the fetus can be seen in the cervix. The fetus will come out soon. I'll prepare the blood for you in case a blood transfusion is needed. You should be admitted to the hospital immediately.
abortion n. 堕胎abdomen
menstruation n. 月经
normal adj 正常
urine n. 尿
pregnancy n. 妊娠positive
miscarriage n. 流产
injection n. 注射
orally adv. 口服emergency
cervix n. 子宫颈口
fetus n. 胎儿
transfusion n. 输血
vaginal bleeding 阴道出血
together with 伴有
used to 过去，过去常常
a pregnancy test 妊娠检查
except for 除---以外
in case 万一
be admitted to 进入