When we are ill, we call a doctor, and he examines us
and diagnoses the illness. When we have a headache, a stomach ache, a sore
throat, a cold, or a pain in some parts of the body, we call a doctor. He takes
our temperature and our pulse. He examines our heart, our lungs, our stomach or
the part where we have pain, and tells us what the matter is with us. The
doctor prescribes medicine, and gives us a prescription, which we take to the
chemist's, who makes up the medicine.
If you follow the doctor's orders, you get better; if
you disobey the doctor, you may get worse, and even die. We must obey the
doctor, if we want to get better. If we have a temperature, we must stay in bed
and take the medicine he prescribes. If we cannot get better at home we must go
If we are too ill to walk, we go to hospital in the
ambulance. After our illness we can go to a sanatorium until we are strong
When we have toothache, we go to the dentist's. He
examines our teeth, finds the tooth which hurts us, stops or extracts it.
Now here in Russia health system incorporates a
variety of medical institutions. The medical service in Russia is of two kinds.
Some state establishments give their employees medical insurance cards. They
guarantee the people free of charge medical assistance. Some medical
establishments charge fees for treatment. They may be rat-her high, but our
medical service now uses all modem equipment and medicines and provides
qualified medical help to all people.
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