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MEDICAL ENGLISH VOCABULARY TRAINING
Common vocabulary used in nursing 2

If you're a nurse and would like to communicate better with your English-speaking patients, this exercise will help you by allowing you to practice useful terms/expressions nurses use every day.





QUESTIONS:
(Choose the best response for each one)


1. His temperature has __________________________ ( = increased) to 40 C.
  skyrocketed
  jumped
  grown

2. If it's too hot, I can __________________________ the room temperature for you.
  down
  increase
  lower

3. Is anything __________________________ you? = Is anything causing problems for you?
  hampering
  bothering
  badgering

4. We're monitoring Mr. Brown's __________________________. ( = heart rate, blood pressure, etc.)
  vital signs
  vitality
  life line

5. Give him a dose of... = __________________________ a dose of...
  Administer
  Add
  Admit

6. Please __________________________ ( = don't move) while I connect your I.V.
  remain motionless in bed
  stop
  lie still

7. If you need anything, _________________________ the red button and I'll come right away.
  press/push
  impress
  pressure

8. ___________________________ to take your pills.
  It's time
  The hour
  It's the hour

9. The doctor wants to take some more __________________________.
  blood exams
  blood tests
  tests of blood

10. Here is Mrs. Williams' __________________________ (= a paper with all her information).
  paper
  note
  chart

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