Get the most out of your doctor’s appointment:quick tips

  • Never get the LAST appointment, only as the last resort. Doctors are tired after all the consultations.

    Prepare: The first step in effective communication is to prepare your message. Identify your primary health concern, symptoms relevant to this concern, and the length / frequency / intensity of each symptom.

    Communicate with purpose:  You need to have a GOAL, what do you want to have achieved when you leave the office?

    Prepare questions.  you would like to have answered. If questions occur to you during the appointment, add these to your list. 

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