Nurse: Good afternoon, Are you Mr. John Lane?
Patient: Yes, I am.
Nurse: I’m Li Lin, your nurse today. I’m going to take you to your room. Would you please follow me?
Patient: Ok. Thank you.
Nurse: Here we are. Room 306 is for you. Your bed number is 28.
Patient: It looks very nice.Where should I put my personal articles?
Nurse: You’d better only keep small everyday things in your bedside table, and here is a locker for you to put other things in. If you have any valuables, you can put them in the hospital safe, or you can ask your relatives to take them back home.
Patient: Thank you.What daily articles do I need to bring in?
Nurse: Toothbrush, toothpaste, slippers, towels, and so on.
Patient: Could I watch TV here?
Nurse: You can watch TV in this single room. Here is the remote control. But you can’t bring electrical appliances from home.
Patient: What should I do if I want a nurse.
Nurse: Here is the call button. If you press it, the staff at the Nurse’s Station will be here as soon as possible. Besides,there is another call button in the bathroom in case you need it .
Patient: When are the meal-times?
Nurse: 7:30 a.m. for breakfast, 12 at noon for lunch, and 6 p.m. for dinner. You can order meals
And have them in the room, or you can go to the restaurant on the first floor. There are a variety of Chinese, Mulim and Western foods for your choice. When you need special diets,our clinical dietitian will approach you about it.
Patient: When are my relatives and friends allowed to visit me?
Nurse: The Visiting hours are from 6p.m. to 8 p.m. By the way, neither you nor your visitors can smoke inside the hospital.
Patient: I see.Could you tell me when the doctor will come to see me?
Nurse: Your doctor will come to see you soon. The ward rounds and treatment start at 8 a.m. every morning. Nurses on duty make two rounds of the wards during the night. Any more questions?
Patient: Not at the moment. Thank you very much.
Nurse: It’s my pleasure.Would you mind changing into your pajamas? I’ll be back in a few minutes to get information about your health history.