Q: What did the father tell the doctor about the child’s disease in the beginning?
The father said that she had been suffering from fever for three days. He added that his wife had given her something but of no avail. He also sad that they were worried because of their child’s problem.
Q: What was the child’s name?
Her name Was Mathilda.
Q: Why did the doctor think that the child might be suffering from the throat disease?
He said that he had seen so many children suffering from that disease in the area. Diphtheria was very common among the children in the school. So he thought that she might have it.
Q: How did the doctor start examining the child?
He smiled in his best professional manner and tried to be very friendly with the child. He showed that he had nothing in his hands and wanted to see her throat only.
Q: Did the girl change her expression when the doctor said, “Does your throat hurt you?”
No, the expression of the girl did not change. She was actually afraid of the doctor. So she remained as angry as before.
Q: Why did the doctor call the sick girl by her first name?
The doctor had realized that the girl was afraid of him. As such her proper check up was difficult. He wanted to be friendly to her. This is why he called her by her first name.[the_ad id=”17144″]