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Getting things done: hospital procedures


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benefit
a thing that has a good or helpful result
care for sb
look after sb (SYN take care of sb)
concerned about sb
worried about sb
consultant
person in hospital who knows a lot about a particular subject (SYN specialist)
enough
as good, well, old, long, etc. as is necessary
get over sth
become well after you have been ill (SYN recover)
go into hospital
go for treatment and stay there for a night or more
go to hospital
go there for treatment, but not stay in
have an operation
treatment when doctor cuts open the body
hospital
a ​place where ​people who are ​ill or ​injured are ​treated and taken ​care of by ​doctors and ​nurses
immediately
with no delay (SYN straightaway)
operate
perform a medical treatment which involves cutting
operating theatre
a ​special ​room in which ​people are ​operated on in a ​hospital
operation
an ​occasion when a ​doctor ​cuts a ​body for ​medical ​reasons in ​order to ​repair, ​remove, or ​replace an ​unhealthy or ​damaged ​part
patient
a person who is having treatment
recover
become well after you have been ill (SYN get over sth)
risk
a danger that sth bad may happen
scan
an image of inner's organs
specialist
a person who knows a lot about a particular subject (SYN consultant)
straightaway
with no delay (SYN immediately)
successful
has gone well
surgeon
a doctor who does medical operations
take care of sb
look after sb (SYN care for sb)
test
a medical examination of part of your body
treat sb
give medical help to sb to make them better
urgent
needing to be done quickly
ward
one of the ​parts or ​large ​rooms into which a ​hospital is ​divided, usually with ​beds for ​patients
x-ray
medical device which shows solid inner part of body like bones, etc
treatment
the use of ​drugs, ​exercises, etc. to ​cure a ​person of an ​illness or ​injury