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A to Z of Phrasal Verbs and Useful Vocabulary Oet 2.0

A to Z of Phrasal Verbs and Useful Vocabulary

Expression Example sentence
  • admitted to
  • associated with
  • advised to
  • advice on
  • allergies
  • allergic to
  • arrived at
  • arrived in
  • The patient was admitted to our hospital in March 2008 for the first time.
  • Mr. Booth first came to see me on 12/08/08 complaining of shortness of breath which was worse when he was lying down. It was associated with a tightness in the chest and coughing.
  • She was advised to return the next day for a blood test and follow up consultation. (verb)
  • For both children advice on recommended vaccines will be necessary. (noun)
  • She is not on any medication and has no known allergies.
  • Please note, the patient is allergic to penicillin.
  • The patient arrived at my surgery in a depressed state.
  • The family arrived in Australia in 2007
  • believe
  • borderline
  • I believe the patient needs urgent assessment and hospital admission
  • She was noted to be overweight and has borderline hypertension.
  • consistent with
  • commence
  • commence on

 

  • confidence in
  • I am writing to refer Mr. Walker a 40 year old married patient, presenting with signs and symptoms consistent with prostatic enlargement.
  • IV fluids were commenced in order to improve hydration.
  • Therefore, I commenced him on omeprazol 20 mg daily and strongly advised him to stop smoking cigarettes and stop drinking alcohol. (active)
  • She was commenced on 15gram alepam 1 tablet nightly for her current anxiety and sleeplessness. (passive)
  • She lacks confidence in caring her baby in terms of breast feeding and bathing.
  • discharge on
  • deteriorate
  • deny
  • difficulty in
  • diagnosed with
  • diagnosis of
  • He will be discharged on the 12th of August.
  • Since 28th of July, her condition has deteriorated with occasional disorientation.
  • She denied vomiting and she was vague reporting about laxatives.
  • Mr. MacIntosh presented to me with the complaint of difficulty in passing urine.
  • I am writing to refer my patient, Fletcher, a nine year old Labrador cross dog who is diagnosed with high grade lymhoma. (verb)
  • Histological results confirmed the diagnosis of high grade lymphoma.(noun)
  • evidence of
  • enclosed
  • Examination findings revealed evidence of an enlarged prostate.
  • I have enclosed the radiograph for your convenience.
  • to follow
  • The patient was advised to follow a low fat diet.
  • history
  • The patient first attended me yesterday evening with a one day history of lower abdominal pain
  • Mr. Abrahim has a positive family history of prostate cancer
  • indicate
  • indicative of
  • inconspicuous
  • The family has indicated that they need an interpreter who speaks Farsi or Arabic during follow-up visits with this family.
  • However, there was slight swelling in the right groin indicative of inguinal hernia
  • His family and social history is inconspicious.
  • known
  • She is a known asthmatic since childhood and is on Budesonide inhaler for the same.
  • to make an appointment
  • I have made an appointment for her through your receptionist.
  • on examination
  • On examination, her blood pressure was 180/90 mm Hg with a regular pulse of 70 beats per minute.
  • occasions
  • Today, she presents very anxious and depressed as she had noted some blood in her motions on two separate occasions.
  • provisional
  • present at
  • present to
  • Provisional diagnosis suggests prostate cancer.
  • Mr Gates presented at my clinic yesterday at 7pm with a complaint of lower back pain.
  • Today, he presented to me complaining of a regular dull ache in the groin.
  • queries
  • If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact me.
  • reveal
  • risk factors
  • a routine recovery
  • reluctant to
  • rule out
  • remarkable findings
  • Examination today revealed a significantly increased right groin swelling.
  • His risk factors include: smoking 20 cigarettes per day, lack of exercise and a strong family history of hypertension.
  • He has made a routine recovery and his wounds appear to be healing well.
  • He is reluctant to seek treatment.
  • I believe she needs an urgent assessment to rule out bipolar disorder
  • There were no other remarkable findings.
  • suggestive of
  • suspicious of
  • suffering from
  • signs and symptoms
  • Miss Jones is suffering from the signs and symptoms suggestive of ectopic pregnancy.
  • I am writing to refer this patient, a 60-year-old women,with symptoms suspicious of bowel malignancy
  • Ms.Tylor has been suffering from diabetes and she is administering insulin injection by herself.
  • He is a 40-year-old man who is suffering from signs and symptoms suggestive of peritonitis with perforated gastric ulcer.
  • treated with
  • He also has been suffering from hypertension which has been treated with Atenolol 50 mg daily.
  • underlying
  • under control
  • uneventful
  • urgent
  • unremarkable
  • to undergo treatment/surgery/an operation
  • I would appreciate your assessment of this girl to find out whether he has any underlying psychological problems.
  • Currently, her pain is under control with medication and she is tolerating fluids.
  • Her second pregnancy and delivery were uneventful.
  • I would appreciate if you could give urgent attention to Mrs. Woods’ problem.
  • Cardiovascular examination was unremarkable and her electrocardiogram was normal.
  • She underwent colonoscopy three years ago which was normal. (simple past)
  • During hospitalization, the patient has undergone an electromyogram and X-ray. (present perfect)
  • vital signs
  • Her vital signs were normal, but she was overweight (85 kg). Therefore she was advised to reduce weight and do exercise.
  • with a complaint of
  • Mr Gates presented at my clinic yesterday at 7pm with a complaint of lower back pain.

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