Report text is a text that has social function to describe something in general. The generic structure of report text is:
- General Classification
We are going to analyze the text in the form of report below.
Doctor is a popular job. It takes a great responsibility to work as a doctor. Minor mistakes made by a doctor can bring the lost of a patient.
There are a lot of jobs that doctors must do. They are expected to evaluate symptoms and run a test to determine what is wrong with a patient. If a doctor does not know off handedly what the diagnosis should be, it is his or her responsibility to do the necessary research.
Notes are kept on each patient to ensure that any medical professional can walk into a room and know what has been done in the past. It is also a way to track the patients' progress during recovery.
Writing prescriptions is a major part of doctor's jobs. They must know how much medicine to prescribe based on the patient's history; they also need to know how two drugs can interact with one another.
A doctor needs to know not only how to treat the current conditions, but also how to advise the patient on how to prevent another occurence.
The first paragraph is general classification. It tells what is doctor and the duties generally.
The second, third, fourth, and fifth paragraph is describing the detail duties of the doctor. The descriptions mainly tells about the quality and quantity of the doctor's job.
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