Happy MedSpanish Sunday. Today marks 5 weeks that I’ve been actively posting Spanish lessons on my blog. Before these blogs, I would write a post every month (or realistically, every 2 months!) Needless to say, I’m quite proud of my consistency. These lessons have given me something to look forward to & thus far have been really fun to create. I hope you find them helpful and have tried some terms out while in practice!
Had 3 long shifts this week & quite a lot of laceration repairs. From a skateboarder falling & splitting her forehead open (wear a helmet everyone!) to the parent who sliced his hand trying to make avocado toast. You’ll find laceration stories are always interesting. A patient came in with a makeshift tourniquet around the hand stating, “me corte la mano con un cuchillo."
Case Spanish terms:
Pain! Perhaps one of the most important words to become familiar with. After this lesson you'll be able to ask your patients some questions regarding their pain, its location, & what it feels like
Descriptors of pain: