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Medical consultation. Sample containing about 327 words speech recorded in public context

4 speakers recorded by respondent number C324

PS2DA Ag5 m (No name, age 60, general practitioner) unspecified
PS2DB Ag5 f (No name, age 60) unspecified
H5TPSUNK (respondent W0000) X u (Unknown speaker, age unknown) other
H5TPSUGP (respondent W000M) X u (Group of unknown speakers, age unknown) other

1 recordings

  1. Tape 099408 recorded on 1993-04. LocationStrathclyde: Lanark ( doctor's surgery ) Activity: medical consultation

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(PS2DA) [1] Come in.
[2] Hello.
[3] Well, what can I do for this wife today?
(PS2DB) [4] Aye.
[5] Well.
[6] I'm a lot better than the last time you saw me.
(PS2DA) [7] Feeling better, that's
(PS2DB) [8] Aye.
(PS2DA) [9] good.
[10] [...] ... Are you ... your pain disappeared?
(PS2DB) [11] It was er blood pressure.
(PS2DA) [12] Mhm.
(PS2DB) [13] It was for my blood pressure.
(PS2DA) [14] [...] pain round the side that's all disappeared as well?
(PS2DB) [15] No, it's not really, it's er it comes and goes, but it's not as bad as it was.
(PS2DA) [16] Easing off?
(PS2DB) [17] Aye.
(PS2DA) [18] Right.
[19] Come on then, show us your muscles.
(PS2DB) [20] I only had a few wee tablets that ... [...] pump the vein
(PS2DA) [21] Is that right?
(PS2DB) [22] Aye.
(PS2DA) [23] Oh.
(PS2DB) [24] I got up to go to the toilet but they er must have been too quick for me, [...] .
(PS2DA) [25] [...] .
[26] [laugh] [laughing] [...] given them [] ... [...] often do that.
[27] [...] ... Now, stretch your arm out [...] up.
[28] Here we go.
[29] This is a, that's feeling quite good.
[30] ... [pumping sound] A hundred and sixty.
[31] That's good.
[32] ... A hundred and sixty over ninety.
[33] Doing fine.
Unknown speaker (H5TPSUNK) [...] [laugh]
(PS2DA) [34] [laughing] You said it [] .
(PS2DB) [35] Aye.
(PS2DA) [36] [laughing] You said it [] .
[37] [...] that place out there.
(PS2DB) [38] Aye.
(PS2DA) [39] That'll be better next week [laughing] when you [...] as well.
[40] But his back is alright now?
(PS2DB) [41] Aye.
(PS2DA) [42] But er no, I would just keep on exactly the way you're doing, I wouldn't
(PS2DB) [...]
(PS2DA) [43] change anything at all.
[44] ... Don't change anything at all.
[45] Er what about your, your stomach bottle, now, are you needing?
(PS2DB) [46] Oh, that Gaviscone aye I take that sometimes cos
(PS2DA) [47] Aye. ...
(PS2DB) [48] there's a wee bairn been in the, in the, in the [...] , my daughter was staying in [...] , and I had the other two.
(PS2DA) [49] Aha.
[50] That's all you need.
(PS2DB) [51] Aye.
(PS2DA) [52] That's all you need when you've got high blood, high blood pressure, is two youngsters.
[53] Two youngsters in the house is
(PS2DB) [54] Two battling, two battling youngsters.
(PS2DA) [55] Aye.
(PS2DB) [laugh]
(PS2DA) [56] I don't think two youngsters ever get together without a battle.
(PS2DB) [57] Aye.
(PS2DA) [58] Don't think.
[59] There we are, that'll see that right,
(PS2DB) [...]
(PS2DA) [60] we'll see you in about a couple of months again, Mrs .
(PS2DB) [61] Okay then.
(PS2DA) [62] Okay, right,
(PS2DB) [63] Cheerio.
(PS2DA) [64] Cheerio now.