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10 July 2012

The Doctor
Emergency Department
Spirit Hospital

Dear Doctor,

Re: Mrs Betty Olsen, 83 years

Mrs Betty Olsen requires ____ (an / no word required) urgent admission and management as she ____ (complains / complaints / is complaining) of persistent chest pain. She is being _____ (transfer / transferred) via ____ (an / no word required) ambulance.

____ (Today / This) morning, Mrs Olsen appeared weak and tired. On assessment, her blood pressure was ____ (elevated / found elevated) and she ____ (was / has been) confined to bed. Later in the evening, she was complaining of ____ (the / no word required) shoulder pain, insomnia and indigestion which _____ (is / was / is being / was being) managed ____ (with + thing / by + person) Panadol ____ (and / or) Normison. At 10. 45pm she was found distressed, pale, sweaty and complaining of ____ (a / no word required) chest pain. On evaluation, (?) her blood pressure was 190/100 mm/hg.

Mrs Olsen is a resident at ____ (a / our /the) retirement village. She ____ (has / has had / had) hypothyroidism, hypertension and glaucoma ____ (since / for) 2000 and 2007 respectively. She is on Karvea 150 mg, ____ (oroxine / Oroxine) 0.1mg daily morning along with normison ____ (as / if / when /on) required. Please note, ____ (that /no word required) she ____ (has / is) allergic to ____ (the / no word required) penicillin.

In view of the above information, it would be appreciated if you _____ (can / could) take over the management of Mrs Olsen and treat as _____ (you deemed / deemed / deem) appropriate.

If you ____ (have / need) any queries, please feel free to contact me.

Yours faithfully,
Registered Nurse.

  • Question of

    Mrs Betty Olsen requires ____ urgent admission and management as she is complaining of persistent chest pain.

    • an
    • the
    • a
    • no need of articles
  • Question of

    She is being transferred via ____ ambulance.

    • an
    • no article is required
  • Question of

    A resident of our facility, Mrs Olsen appeared weak and tired ____ morning, .

    • today
    • this
  • Question of

    On assessment, her blood pressure ____ and she was confined to bed.

    • was elevated
    • was found elevated
    • has been found elevated
    • elevated
  • Question of

    Later in the evening, she complained of ____ shoulder pain, insomnia and indigestion.

    • no word is required)
    • the
    • a
  • Question of

    This was managed ____ Panadol and Normison.

    • by
    • on
    • with
  • Question of

    At 10. 45pm she was found distressed, ______, sweaty and complaining of chest pain.

    • paleness
    • pale
    • paled
  • Question of

    On evaluation, her blood pressure _____ 190/100 mm/hg.

    • is
    • was
    • has been
  • Question of

    She ____ hypothyroidism, hypertension and glaucoma since 2000 and 2007 respectively.

    • has
    • has had
    • had
  • Question of

    She is on Karvea 150 mg, Oroxine 0.1mg, both daily, morning and normison ____ required.

    • as
    • if
    • on
  • Question of

    Please note, ____ she is allergic to penicillin.

    • that
    • no word required
  • Question of

    In view of the above information, it would be appreciated if you could take over the management of Mrs Olsen and treat as _____ appropriate.

    • you deemed
    • deemed
    • deem
  • Question of

    If you ____ any queries, please feel free to contact me.

    • have
    • need
    • have had
  • Question of

    Yours ____

    • faithfully,
    • sincerely,

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