elderly woman giving birth to her first child.
leaflet with information on patient medication
statement of the effects of a medication
High concentration of air pollutants are a risk factor for asthma exacerbation.
occur most frequently
occur most commonly
A rash more frequently occurs around here.
This disease most commonly occurs in people aged forty years and older.
The incidence of this disease is highest in people aged forty-five to sixty-five years.
The peak age of this disease is from forty-five to sixty-five years.
erythema, red blotch,
Have your noticed red blotches/spots on your skiin?
generalised, localised, wide, widespread, extensive, extended, large, big, comprehensive, massive, radical, diffuse, pervasive
Do you have the oedema/swelling in just one place or over a wider area of your body?
Is the oedema/swelling localised or generalised/widespread?
have itchiness over a wide area of one's body
Tuberculosis treatment is subsidised by the government
Please contact the municipal office about public financial assistance for medical expenses.
Nurse Tanaka is very popular because of his tender care of patients.
That rehabilitation programme is popular with patients.
That rehabilitation programme is thought of/judged favourably by patients.
make medical errors public
release information about medical errors to the public
According to the published data, one in eleven women develops breast cancer.
highly pathogenic avian influenza
Happiness depends on your state of mind.
excitement, agitation, stimulation, excitability
Does she get easily excited/agitated?
Please calm down.
Patients are treated equally and are seen in order of arrival.
Please check the health checkup schedule in your city bulletin.
Please check the items that apply to you
make an itemised list
anus, bottom, back passage
Please insert this suppository into your bottom/rectum.
Now, I am going to insert my finger into your back passage.
patch, plaster, salve, ointment
apply a patch to the shoulder
put a patch on the shoulder
Does this heightened mood occur/come on periodically?
We will try to find the most effective and efficient treatment for your back pain.
conduct examination efficiently and make a correct diagnosis as quickly as possible
Before deciding about surgery, we will have to consider her general condition.
She is at high risk from surgery because of her age.
be bent with age
an ageing population
elderly person, older person, person aged 65 years or older
elderly person aged 75 years and older, the old-old
person aged 65 to 74 years, the young old
bedridden older person
Let one of our staff known when you are finished.
If you need any help, do not hesitate to ask us.
Can you hear me?
Please speak a little louder.
Do you have any problems with your voice.
Has your voice changed recently?
Please read this passage aloud.
hoarse voice, husky voice, nasal voice, twang