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General Patient Information

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Gather basic patient information at the beginning of an appointment.

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In this lesson, you will learn how to ask patients for some basic information after you have introduced yourself to them. Specifically, this lesson will cover:
  1. Datos del Paciente (Patient Information)

1. Datos del Paciente (Patient Information)

The following chart provides you with language you can use to ask patients some general questions about themselves before you discuss their primary health concerns.

English Spanish Pronunciation
What is your full name? ¿Cuál es su nombre completo? k’wall ace sue noam-bray comb-play-toe
What is your/ his/her phone number? ¿Cuál es su número de teléfono? k'wall ace sue noo-may-row day tay-lay-fo-no
What is your/his/her address? ¿Cuál es su dirección? k'wall ace sue dee-rake-see-own
What is your date of birth? ¿Cuál es su fecha de nacimiento? k’wall ace sue fay-chah day nah-see-me-ain-toe
How old are you? ¿Qué edad tiene usted? / ¿Cuántos años tiene? kay ay-dodd tee-ay-nay / k'wahn-tohs ahn-yohs tee-ay-nay
I am ____ years old. Tengo ____ años. This is a patient response.
Who is your doctor? ¿Quién es su médico/a? key-ain ace sue may-dee-koh/kah
Who is your primary care physician? ¿Quién es su médico de atención primaria? key-ain ace sue may-dee-koh day ah-tain-see-own pre-mah-ree-ah
In case of an emergency, who should we contact? En caso de una emergencia, ¿a quién debemos contactar? ain kah-so day oo-nah ay-mair-hane-see-ah ah key-ain day-bay-mohs cone-tahk-tar
What is your legal sex? ¿Cuál es su sexo según la ley? k'wall ace sue sake-so say-goon la lay
female femenino This is a patient response.
male masculino This is a patient response.
non-binary ni femenino, ni masculino This is a patient response.
other otro/a This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
What is your gender identity? ¿Con qué género se identifica? cone kay hay-nay-row say ee-dain-tee-fee-kah
female femenino This is a patient response.
male masculino This is a patient response.
other otro/a This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
transgender female transgénero femenino This is a patient response.
transgender male transgénero masculino This is a patient response.
What was your sex at birth? ¿Cuál fue su sexo al nacer? k'wall f’way sue sake-so all nah-sair
female femenino This is a patient response.
male masculino This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
What is your sexual orientation? ¿Cuál es su orientación sexual? k'wall ace sue oh-ree-ain-tah-see-own sake-sue-all
straight heterosexual This is a patient response.
lesbian / gay lesbiana / homosexual This is a patient response.
bisexual bisexual This is a patient response.
other otro/a This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
What is your driver’s license number? ¿Cuál es su número de licencia de manejo? k'wall ace sue noo-may-row day lee-sain-see-ah day mah-nay-ho
May I see your driver’s license? ¿Puedo ver su licencia de manejo? p’way-doe bare sue lee-sain-see-ah day mah-nay-ho
Are you Hispanic? ¿Es usted Hispano/a? ace oo-staid ee-spah-no / nah
What is your race? ¿Cuál es su raza? k'wall ace sue rah-sah
American Indian aborigen de América del Norte / nativo/a americano/a / nativo de América del Norte This is a patient response.
Alaskan Native aborigen de Alaska / nativo/a de Alaska This is a patient response.
Black / African American negro / afroamericano This is a patient response.
Hispanic hispano/a This is a patient response.
Native Hawaiian nativo/a de Hawái This is a patient response.
Pacific Islander nativo/a de las islas del Pacífico / nativo/a de la Polinesia This is a patient response.
other otro/a This is a patient response.
White / Caucasian blanco/a / caucásico/a This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
What is your ethnic group? ¿Cuál es su grupo étnico? k’wall ace sue groo-po ate-knee-koh
not Hispanic or Latino no hispano o latino This is a patient response.
Hispanic hispano This is a patient response.
Latino latino This is a patient response.
Prefer not to answer. Prefiero no responder. This is a patient response.
I don’t know. (unknown) No sé. This is a patient response.
What is your preferred language? ¿Qué idioma prefiere? / ¿Cuál es su idioma preferido? kay ee-dee-oh-mah pray-fee-ay-ray / k’wall ace sue ee-dee-oh-mah pray-fair-ee-doe
English inglés This is a patient response.
Spanish español This is a patient response.
What is your marital status? ¿Cuál es su estado civil? k’wall ace sue ay-stah-doe see-beel
single soltero/a This is a patient response.
married casado/a This is a patient response.
separated separado/a This is a patient response.
divorced divorciado/a This is a patient response.
widowed viudo/a This is a patient response.
Do you have any special needs? ¿Tiene una necesidad especial? tee-ay-nay oo-nah nay-say-see-dod ace-pay-see-all
I have a developmental delay. Tengo un retraso en el desarrollo. This is a patient response.
culture: food / fluid consideration cultura: consideración de comida/fluidos This is a patient response.
I am on a restricted diet. Tengo una dieta limitada. This is a patient response.
I am fasting. Estoy de ayuno. This is a patient response.
I am allergic to… Soy alérgico/a a… This is a patient response.
I am lactose intolerant. Sufro de intolerancia a la lactosa. This is a patient response.
I don’t eat… No como… This is a patient response.
I’m vegetarian. Soy vegetariano/a. This is a patient response.
I’m vegan. Soy vegano/a. This is a patient response.
I’m hearing impaired. Tengo problemas de la audición. This is a patient response.
I’m mobility impaired. Tengo discapacidades físicas. This is a patient response.
I use a cane. Utilizo un bastón. This is a patient response.
I use a walker. Utilizo un andador ortopédico. This is a patient response.
I use a wheelchair. Utilizo una silla de ruedas. This is a patient response.
I’m vision impaired. Tengo problemas de la visión. This is a patient response.
What is your preferred style of learning? ¿Qué método de aprendizaje prefiere? kay may-toe-doe day ah-prain-dee-sah-hay pray-fee-ay-ray
reading la lectura This is a patient response.
writing la escritura This is a patient response.
demonstration la demostración This is a patient response.
What is your religious preference? ¿Cuál es su preferencia religiosa? k'wall ace sue pray-fay-rain-see-ah ray-lee-he-oh-sah
Christian Cristiano/a This is a patient response.
Catholic Católico/a This is a patient response.
Protestant (Baptist, Methodist, Lutheran, Presbyterian) Protestante (Bautista, Metodista, Luterana, Presbiteriana) This is a patient response.
Mormon/LDS Mormón/Santos de los últimos Días This is a patient response.
Jewish Judío This is a patient response.
Muslim Musulmán This is a patient response.
Buddhist Budista This is a patient response.
Hindu Hindú This is a patient response.
No preference. Sin preferencia. This is a patient response.
Do you have access to e-mail? ¿Tiene acceso al correo electrónico? tee-ay-nay ahk-say-so all koh-ray-oh ay-lake-troh-knee-koh
What is your e-mail address? ¿Cuál es su dirección de correo electrónico? k'wall ace sue dee-rake-see-own de koh-ray-oh ay-lake-troh-knee-koh
Write it down, please. Escríbalo, por favor. ace-kree-bah-lo pour fah-bore
Have you had a tetanus, flu, or pneumonia shot in the last five years? ¿Ha sido vacunado en contra del tétano, influenza, o neumonía en los últimos cinco años? ah see-do bah-koo-nah-doe ain cone-trah dale tay-tah-no een-flu-ain-sah oh nay-oo-moh-nee-ah ain lohs ool-tee-mohs seen-koh ahn-yohs
Are you up to date with immunizations? ¿Está al día con todas sus inmunizaciones? ace-tah all dee-ah cone toe-dahs suess een-moo-nee-sah-see-oh-nace
What is your blood type? ¿Cuál es su tipo de sangre? k'wall ace sue tee-po day sahn-gray
A- A negativo This is a patient response.
A+ A positivo This is a patient response.
B- B negativo This is a patient response.
B+ B positivo This is a patient response.
AB- AB negativo This is a patient response.
AB+ AB positivo This is a patient response.
O- O negativo This is a patient response.
O+ O positivo This is a patient response.
I don’t know. No sé. This is a patient response.
How much do you weigh? ¿Cuánto pesa? k'wahn-toe pay-sah
____ pounds ____ libras This is a patient response.
____ kilograms ____ kilogramos This is a patient response.
____ grams ____ gramos This is a patient response.
How tall are you? ¿Cuál es su altura? k'wall ace sue all-too-rah
____ feet ____ inches ____ pies ____ pulgadas This is a patient response.
____ centimeters ____ centímetros This is a patient response.
What previous surgeries have you had? ¿Qué cirugías ha tenido? kay see-roo-he-ahs ah tay-knee-doh
Have you had any recent unexplained weight loss? ¿Ha perdido recientemente de peso de manera inexplicable? ah pair-dee-doe ray-see-ain-tay-main-tay day pay-so day mah-nay-rah een-ace-plee-kah-blay
Have you had any recent unexplained weight gain? ¿Ha ganado recientemente de peso de manera inexplicable? ah gah-nah-doe ray-see-ain-tay-main-tay day pay-so day mah-nay-rah een-ace-plee-kah-blay
What is your job? ¿En qué trabaja? ain kay trah-bah-ha
agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting agricultura, selvicultura, pesca, y caza This is a patient response.
mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction minería, canteras y extracción de petróleo y gas This is a patient response.
utilities servicios públicos This is a patient response.
construction construcción This is a patient response.
manufacturing fabricación This is a patient response.
wholesale trade comercio al por mayor This is a patient response.
retail trade comercio al por menor This is a patient response.
transportation and warehousing transporte y almacenamiento This is a patient response.
information información This is a patient response.
finance and insurance finanzas y seguros This is a patient response.
real estate and rental and leasing bienes raíces y renta y alquiler This is a patient response.
professional, scientific, and technical services profesional, científico, y servicios técnicos This is a patient response.
management of companies and enterprises administración de compañías y empresas This is a patient response.
administrative and support and waste management and remediation services administración y apoyo de la gerencia de desechos y servicios de remediación This is a patient response.
educational services servicios educativos This is a patient response.
healthcare and social assistance cuidado de la salud y asistencia social This is a patient response.
arts, entertainment, and recreation artes, entretenimiento y recreación This is a patient response.
accommodation and food services servicios de acomodación y alimentos This is a patient response.
public administration administración pública This is a patient response.
other services (except public administration) otros servicios (excepto administración pública) This is a patient response.
full-time / part-time student estudiante de tiempo completo / parcial This is a patient response.
Have you had a colonoscopy? ¿Ha tenido una colonoscopia? ah tay-knee-do oo-nah koh-lo-no-skoh-pee-ah
When was your last colonoscopy? ¿Cuándo se le hizo la última colonoscopia? k'wahn-doe say lay ee-so la ool-tee-mah koh-lo-no-skoh-pee-ah
Do your gums bleed? ¿Sus encías sangran? suess ain-see-ahs sahn-grahn
Do you have any loose or broken teeth? ¿Tiene dientes flojos o rotos? tee-ay-nay dee-ain-tace floh-hohs oh row-tohs
Do you wear hearing aids? ¿Usa audífonos para poder oír? oo-sah ow-dee-fo-nohs pah-rah po-dair oh-ear
How many people live in your household? ¿Cuántas personas viven en su casa? k'wahn-tahs pair-so-nahs bee-bain ain sue kah-sah
How old are the children who live with you? ¿Qué edad tienen los niños que viven con usted? kay ay-dodd tee-ay-nain lohs knee-yohs kay bee-bain cone oo-staid
When was the last time you had something to eat or drink? ¿Cuándo fue la última vez que tuvo algo de comer o beber? k'wahn-doe f'way la ool-tee-mah bace kay too-bow all-go day koh-mair oh bay-bare
A few hours ago. Hace algunas horas. This is a patient response.
Yesterday. Ayer. This is a patient response.
I don't remember. No me acuerdo. This is a patient response.
This morning. Esta mañana. This is a patient response.
Last night. Anoche. This is a patient response.
Have you had a fever? ¿Ha tenido una fiebre? ah tay-knee-doe oo-nah fee-ay-bray
Have you had any diarrhea? ¿Ha tenido diarrea? ah tay-knee-doe dee-ah-ray-ah
Do you wear oxygen at home? ¿Usa oxígeno en su casa? oo-sah oak-see-hay-no ain sue kah-sah

summary
In this lesson, you learned some useful questions that you can use to gather basic patient information in Spanish. This language is important because it will help you gain some necessary background knowledge about your patients before you discuss their primary health concerns.

¡Buena suerte!

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Source: This content has been adapted from "Spanish for Nurses" by Stephanie Langston.