AIM: To practise listening for detail and taking notes about a patient’s personal information.

INTRODUCTION: Listening for detail is a key skill for doctors, with direct influence on the three important goals of medical communication: accuracy, efficiency and supportiveness.

INSTRUCTIONS: Watch this section of the video and type in the missing details about this patient.

If the answer is a number, type the number as a figure rather than a word, e.g. 12 rather than twelve.

Greg Ellis (Mr)

at power station
started about
months ago
ex-wife and
children aged 6 and


Please answer every question before continuing.