KAEBUSED - Medical terms
|palavik –||fever, temperature|
|perearst –||family doctor, general practitioner (GP)|
|eriarstid –||specialists. You cannot go directly to some specialists, your family doctor (GP) can send you to them with their referral. You can ask directly, i.e. without a GP’s referral, for an appointment with a gynaecologist, eye doctor, dermatologist and dentist.|
|arsti saatekiri –||doctor’s referral|
|Vajan retsepti.||I need a prescription.|
|Mul on vaja arstiga rääkida.||I must speak to the doctor.|
|Vajan kiiresti arstiabi.||I need urgent medical help.|
tasuline vastuvõtt –
|paid visit; you have to pay to visit a doctor (about 25 €) and later charges for lab tests, your general health insurance is not taken into account|
|tasuta vastuvõtt –||you pay a visit fee, usually 5 €|
|visiiditasu –||visit fee|
Visit fees are generally paid before going to the doctor's consultation at the registration desk. It is possible to pay in cash or by card.
There are also private clinics in Estonia.