Topic: Several medical history sections
Target Audience: ER Providers
Format: Mainly yes/no questions, a few with short answers
First, I’ll walk you through the medical Spanish phrases for Meds / Algs / Surg / Soc / Fam hx in video form.
You can listen to the pronunciation, and quiz yourself as you go along.
(FYI, this video is also available as a podcast. Details below.)
If you prefer, here’s the written version of Meds / Algs / Surg / Soc / Fam hx in Spanish.
Note: Parentheses mean the word(s) can be left out, and the phrase should still make sense.
|Do you take (prescribed) medicine?||Toma medicina (recetada)?|
|How is the name spelled?||Cómo se escribe el nombre?|
|Are you allergic to any medicine?||Es alérgico/a a alguna medicina?|
|Have you had surgery?||Ha tenido cirugía?|
|Point to where (you had surgery)||Señale en donde (tuvo su cirugía).|
|Do you smoke / did you smoke?||Fuma / fumaba?|
|How many years?||Por cuántos años?|
|Do you drink?||Toma?|
|Use drugs?||Usa drogas?|
|Have your parents or siblings had problems with the…||Sus padres o hermanos han tenido problemas del…|
|What problem?||Qué problema?|
Thanks for checking out my dialogue about Medications, Allergies, Surgical, Social, & Family History. You’ll probably find these medical Spanish translations particularly useful if you work as a provider in ER Providers.
For additional medical Spanish dialogues, or to check out my podcast, see below. 🙂