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Unread 07-08-2013, 07:08 PM
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The oncology centre my gyn onc works out of is predominantly francophone. When I went for my first consultation with him, first I had a physical exam done by a student doctor from a medical school in Quebec. She explained that one of things she's learning while in New Brunswick is how to communicate with anglophone patients and that she hoped I would forgive her mistakes.

I said, well, I've got a bit of French, I'm sure we can work out any misunderstandings.

We worked together quite well to get through a four-page questionnaire. Then it was time for the physical part of the exam. Holding the stethoscope to my chest, the student doc instructed me to, "Breathe in... Hold it... Hold it... Okay, expire!"

I knew what she meant, so that's what I did. Afterwards, I suggested that it might be better to tell anglophone patients to exhale. LOL
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Unread 07-08-2013, 08:36 PM
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Originally Posted by MrsBeachbum View Post
I had an u/s done a couple of weeks ago due to a 7 cm complex cyst (was 2 weeks post-op) and I could hear a fetal heartbeat in the room next door. So I told the u/s tech that I heard it and she said "well it's not you". Like I didn't know that I had just had a freaking hysterectomy 2 weeks ago. It was hard enough hearing the hb without her reminding me that it wasn't me. Duh. I just rolled my head to the side and cried.
I am so very sorry that happened to you.
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Unread 07-08-2013, 09:03 PM
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The oncology centre my gyn onc works out of is predominantly francophone. When I went for my first consultation with him, first I had a physical exam done by a student doctor from a medical school in Quebec. She explained that one of things she's learning while in New Brunswick is how to communicate with anglophone patients and that she hoped I would forgive her mistakes.

I said, well, I've got a bit of French, I'm sure we can work out any misunderstandings.

We worked together quite well to get through a four-page questionnaire. Then it was time for the physical part of the exam. Holding the stethoscope to my chest, the student doc instructed me to, "Breathe in... Hold it... Hold it... Okay, expire!"

I knew what she meant, so that's what I did. Afterwards, I suggested that it might be better to tell anglophone patients to exhale. LOL
I am currently 3 days post op and I couldn't help but laugh reading this all the while holding my pillow tightly to my tummy.
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