Stage 1 - The Presenting Complaint (Abdo Pain)

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Complaint Quizzes & Trivia

Watch the medical English video about doctor patient communication and answer the following questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The patient's presenting complaint (PC) is a 1-month history of abdominal pain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Dr Jones practices family medicine and is known as a:
    • A. 

      Gynaecologist

    • B. 

      Gastroenterologist

    • C. 

      General Practitioner

    • D. 

      Surgeon

  • 3. 
    Mr Smith had to wait to see his GP because:
    • A. 

      Dr Jones is lazy

    • B. 

      Dr Jones is new at the health centre

    • C. 

      Dr Jones likes to make his patients wait

    • D. 

      Dr Jones has been quite busy

  • 4. 
    Dr Jones's first question is "How can I help you today?"   Which of the following questions can also be used?  (There is more than 1 answer).
    • A. 

      "What seems to be the problem?"

    • B. 

      "What now?"

    • C. 

      "What do you want?"

    • D. 

      "What brings you here today?"

  • 5. 
    Dr Jones asks Jim where the pain is.  Which preposition does Jim use to describe the location of his pain?
    • A. 

      On my stomach

    • B. 

      Near my stomach

    • C. 

      In my stomach

    • D. 

      Around my stomach

  • 6. 
    Jim describes his pain as: (There is more than 1 answer)
    • A. 

      Terrible

    • B. 

      Chronic

    • C. 

      Mild

    • D. 

      Burning

  • 7. 
    Jim's pain is there all the time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Jim's other symptoms include nausea and:
    • A. 

      Loss of appetite

    • B. 

      Loss of consciousness

    • C. 

      Loss of sex drive (libido)

    • D. 

      Weight loss

  • 9. 
    The pain moves towards Jim's belly button?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False