CONVERSATION BETWEEN NURSE AND PATIENT
Nurse: Good morning sir, how are you feeling now?
Patient: Good Morning, I am feeling better than before.
Nurse: That’s really great. You look hale and hearty.
Patient: I just want to know that have you changed my medicine because you gave me only two medicines in the morning.
Nurse: Yes, seeing the steady improvement in your health, we have reduced your dosage. And that medicine will be given to you only at night.
Patient: I am a touch relieved after hearing this.
Nurse: You have a blood test right now.
Patient: Blood test for what?
Nurse: To check the level your hemoglobin.
Patient: OK and will that be done empty stomach?
Nurse: Yes, it will done empty stomach.
Patient: What will I get in breakfast after the test?
Nurse: Today you will get oats along with a cup of milk.
Patient: That’s so bland and boring. Can’t you jazz it up a little?
Nurse: Hilarious! Don’t worry you will get a healthy and sumptuous lunch.
Patient: That’s perfect.
Hale and hearty – strong and healthy
Bland – tasteless, uninteresting
Jazz it up – make something more interesting
Sumptuous – good, splendid