Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Health II
- Words Associated with Health II
Very many things are involved in the provision of good medical care. People who are involved perform their duties in a hospital setting. It can be a general hospital, a specialist hospital or a teaching hospital.
A general hospital deals with patients who have general or common ailments e.g. malaria, fever, dysentery, injuries, wounds, stomach pains, measles, etc. A specialist hospital is a kind of hospital where people with illnesses of a special nature are treated e.g. cancer, HIV/AIDS, diabetes, tuberculosis, Anaemia is when the body does not have enough healthy red blood cells or haemoglobin. Red blood cells and haemoglobin (the molecule in red blood cells that makes them red) are... More, heart attack, sickle cell anaemia, hypertension, etc. They are usually referral hospitals.
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