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la recepción

(hospital ) admissions

el formulario

the form

las muletas

the crutches

la silla de ruedas

the wheelchair

tomar(le) la presión/tensión arterial

to take (someone's) blood pressure

tomar(le) el pulso

to take (someone's) pulse

la radiografía, los rayos equis

the X-rays

sacar/tomar(le) una radiografía

to(someone's) X-ray

el yeso

the cast

andar con muletas

to be on crutches


to put in a cast

poner(le) la pierna en un yeso

to put (someone's) leg in a cast

el cirujano ortopédico

the orthopedic surgeon

reducir la fractura/hueso

to set the fracture/bone

las suturas

the sutures, stitches

los puntos

the stitches, sutures

poner(le) unas suturas/puntos

to give (someone) stitches

el/la anestesista

the anesthetist

la unidad de cuidado intensivo

the intensive care unit

el quirófano

the operating room

la sala de operaciones

the operating room

la sala de recuperación

the recovery room

la curita, la venda

the band aid

el vendaje

the bandage


to bandage

poner(le) una inyección

to give (someone) an injection

guardar cama

to stay in bed

la sangre

the blood

sacar la lengua

to stick out one's tongue

el seguro médico

the medical insurance



el catarro

the cold (illness)

cerrar (e-›ie)

to close

la cita

the appointment, date

el doctor (la doctora)

the doctor, physician

el médico (la médica)

the physician, doctor

el enfermero (la enfermera)

the nurse

el enfermo

the sick man

la enferma

the sick woman

los escalofríos

the chills

estar enfermo (a/os/as)

to be sick


to sneeze

la fiebre

the fever

la garganta

the throat

la gripe

the flu


to fill (out)


to get better

las pastillas

the tablets

las píldoras

the pills

la receta

the prescription, recipe


to prescribe


to break something on oneself


to suffer

tener dolor de + part of body

to have a part of body ache

tener dolores

to have pains

la tos

the cough


to cough


to vomit

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