General practitioner's surgery: medical consultation. Sample containing about 363 words speech recorded in public context

5 speakers recorded by respondent number C137

PS235 X m (Doctor, age unknown, doctor, other participants are doctors patients) unspecified
FXLPS000 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FXLPS001 X u (No name, age unknown) unspecified
FXLPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
FXLPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 093814 recorded on unknown date. LocationStrathclyde: Lanarkshire ( G.P.'s surgery ) Activity: Medical consultation

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Unknown speaker (FXLPSUNK) [1] Come in, good morning.
[2] Hello, well what's your mum been doing to you this morning ?
(FXLPS000) [3] [...] [...] [laugh] .
[4] Well she's just after the
Doctor (PS235) [5] Freeze her, freeze her tongue.
(FXLPS000) [6] having the flu, near a fortnight ago now, she's on these pills and she's [...] as bad as ever, and not sleeping again.
[7] She's finished them now, she [...]
Doctor (PS235) [8] She's finished those [...] .
[9] Let's have a look and see what you've one to your your poor old inside.
(FXLPS000) [10] [cough] Dearie me.
Doctor (PS235) [11] Driving your mother up the wall?
[12] Are you?
[13] Has your mum been bad to you?
(FXLPS001) [...]
Doctor (PS235) [14] No?
(FXLPS000) [...]
Doctor (PS235) [15] Have a wee look at your nose first.
[16] ... [whispering] [...] better. []
[17] ... Throat now.
[18] ... [...] stick your tongue right the way out now .
(FXLPS001) [cough]
Doctor (PS235) [19] Yes.
[20] [whispering] Have you got any swollen glands in your neck?
[21] Yes, they're up.
[22] [...] [] Okay?
(FXLPS001) [23] Mm [laugh]
Doctor (PS235) [24] It's
(FXLPS000) [25] It's taking awful long Doctor, [...] .
Doctor (PS235) [26] Oh well it's, she's got sinus after this flu.
[27] It's er just what's been happening to a lot of folk, sinus trouble.
[28] Do you like nice medicine or do you prefer those?
(FXLPS001) [29] [whispering] Don't know. []
Doctor (PS235) [30] You're not bothered ?
(FXLPS000) [31] She'll say that and then give you the [...]
Doctor (PS235) [32] [...] horrible stuff.
(FXLPS000) [33] in a bottle. [...]
Doctor (PS235) [34] Er I can put it in, in a bottle or I can give you tablets.
(FXLPS001) [35] In tablets.
Doctor (PS235) [36] You prefer tablets alright then.
[37] ... Now this is this quite a common thing after the flu to get a problem.
[38] Most times it's both but it's mainly the the left hand side with Jenny.
[39] The skin from here's swollen right
(FXLPS000) [40] Mhm.
Doctor (PS235) [41] across and it's touching that hole in the middle and she's getting all blocked up and the stuff's running all the way down the back of your throat, that right?
[42] And you're coughing all night, keeping everybody awake?
(FXLPS001) [...]
(FXLPS000) [43] Aye, she doesn't bother but us in the next room, ah, [...] bother us .
Doctor (PS235) [44] Oh right, right, just so it's just mum and dad we're [...] .
(FXLPS000) [45] [...] ... Oh I need some money.
Doctor (PS235) [46] [sigh] I want to believe it.
[47] ... Now one of these in the morning and one at tea time.
[48] Twice a day, for the next week.
[49] ... [whispering] One, two, three, four. []
[50] Tell your mum she could be kinder to you, she's got to [...] for
(FXLPS000) [51] [...] even though she's [...] already.
Doctor (PS235) [52] [laugh] Right oh, okay, bye Mrs ,
(FXLPS000) [53] Right [...]
Doctor (PS235) [54] cheerio now. [recording ends]