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Posted by zl_bbc (U14552627) on Saturday, 10th November 2012
I have been thinking about how to say some medical terms in English. For example if I go to see a doctor for a blood test.
1) Are these phrases correct?
A) "Tomorrow I will have to see a doctor on an empty stomach to take blood for a REGULAR blood test."
B) "Tomorrow I will have to see a doctor on an empty stomach to take blood for a ROUTINE blood test."
C) "Tomorrow I will have to see a doctor to take blood for a REGULAR FASTING blood test."
D)"Tomorrow I will have to see a doctor to take blood for a ROUTINE FASTING blood test."
2) Does the phrase "on an empty stomach" can be used instead of "fasting" as I write it?
3) I came across the term "a routine blood-work". Is it another term for "a blood test"?
Posted by zl_bbc (U14552627) on Sunday, 11th November 2012
Is something wrong with my question? Should alter or rewrite it, please?
Posted by zl_bbc (U14552627) on Monday, 12th November 2012
I've changed it a little in order to practise other phrases.
"Tomorrow I will have to see a doctor. I have a regular half-yearly check-up of my blood value of XZY. It is a routine, fasting blood test, i.e. I have to go out early in the morning on an empty stomach ( I hate it)."
Have I written it correctly?
Posted by zl_bbc (U14552627) on Tuesday, 13th November 2012
It is answered already all what I wanted to know.
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