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Good morning.  I’m Doctor Smith.  <ul><li>Good morning, Doctor. </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
How are you feeling today? <ul><li>I feel terrible. </li></ul><ul><li>Not so good. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel really bad. </...
What symptoms are you experiencing? <ul><li>I have a headache… </li></ul><ul><li>… and I feel congested. </li></ul>
I see.  Have you been feeling “achy”? <ul><li>Achy?  What does that mean? </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.ne t
That means your muscles hurt.  Have your muscles been sore? <ul><li>Yes, I have been feeling achy. </li></ul>
How long have you had these symptoms? <ul><li>I’ve been feeling sick for about three days. </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve had a fe...
I think you have the flu.  I’m going to prescribe Tamiflu.  Take  one tablet twice a day for four days. <ul><li>One tablet...
Yes, that’s right.  Do you have any other questions? <ul><li>Yes.  Should I take this medication with food? </li></ul>Phot...
Yes, that’s a good idea.  Call me if you are not feeling better in a few days. <ul><li>I will.  Thank you, Doctor. </li></...
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  1. 1. A Visit to the Doctor Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  2. 2. Good morning. I’m Doctor Smith. <ul><li>Good morning, Doctor. </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  3. 3. How are you feeling today? <ul><li>I feel terrible. </li></ul><ul><li>Not so good. </li></ul><ul><li>I feel really bad. </li></ul><ul><li>Awful! </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  4. 4. What symptoms are you experiencing? <ul><li>I have a headache… </li></ul><ul><li>… and I feel congested. </li></ul>
  5. 5. I see. Have you been feeling “achy”? <ul><li>Achy? What does that mean? </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.ne t
  6. 6. That means your muscles hurt. Have your muscles been sore? <ul><li>Yes, I have been feeling achy. </li></ul>
  7. 7. How long have you had these symptoms? <ul><li>I’ve been feeling sick for about three days. </li></ul><ul><li>I’ve had a fever and felt congested since Monday. </li></ul>
  8. 8. I think you have the flu. I’m going to prescribe Tamiflu. Take one tablet twice a day for four days. <ul><li>One tablet twice a day for four days? </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net
  9. 9. Yes, that’s right. Do you have any other questions? <ul><li>Yes. Should I take this medication with food? </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPotos.net
  10. 10. Yes, that’s a good idea. Call me if you are not feeling better in a few days. <ul><li>I will. Thank you, Doctor. </li></ul>Photostock/FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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