Speak Up: Tips for Talking to Your Doctor
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Talking With Your Doctor and Other Health Care Providers
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Write down your goals for the visit and the things you most want to talk about with your provider, and bring it to your appointment. Try to keep your list to the 2-3 most important items. Also, create and maintain a personal health record. Write down all your past and current health problems, and any surgery or other treatments you’ve had. Only use the providers’ e-mail address for legitimate health reasons.
Don’t forward jokes, add to mass mailing lists, or use it for personal reasons. Don’t try to substitute e-mail consultations for in-office consultations. You still need to see your health care professional face-to-face.
Taking Control of Your Mental Health: Tips for Talking With Your Health Care Provider 1. Don’t know where to start for help? Talk to your primary care provider.. If you’re going to your primary care 2. Prepare ahead of your visit.. Health care providers have a limited amount of time for each.
1) Talk to your primary care provider Your mental health is part of your overall health. When you visit your doctor, they may ask you a lot of questions, but not about your mental health. Speak up! Tell them what you are experiencing. Your primary care provider will be able to direct you to mental health specialist.
2) Prepare for your visit. Regular asthma checkups help keep your asthma under control. This 2-page fact sheet offers tips for working closely with your health care provider and sample questions to ask at your next appointment.
4 Tips: Start Talking With Your Health Care Providers About Complementary Health Approaches. When patients tell their providers about their use of complementary health practices, they can better stay in control and more effectively manage their health. When providers ask their patients, they can ensure that they are fully informed and can help patients make wise health care decisions. Effective communication with your healthcare provider is paramount to getting healthy and staying healthy.
In addition to the positive ben-efits to overall health, finding a provider you can communicate with aids in improving the quality of your healthcare decisions by enabling you to make the most informed decisions necessary for proper treatment. Talk to Your Patients About Physical Activity. Start the conversation.
As a health care provider, you know it’s important to help your patients get more physical activity. But it can be challenging to motivate patients in the short time you spend together. Here are a few tips that can help you talk to your doctor and make the most of your appointment: Write down a list of questions and concerns before your appointment. Consider bringing a close friend or family member with you. Take notes about what the doctor says, or ask a friend or family member to take notes for you.
Be your own advocate. Try to call from a quiet, distraction-free place so you can focus on your conversation and communicate clearly. Remember, you are your own advocate when dealing with your health insurance company, so it’s important to do a little research on your own about your question or concern.
List of related literature:
|from Integrative Medicine E-Book|
|from Health Communication for Health Care Professionals: An Applied Approach|
|from Sleep Disorders Medicine: Basic Science, Technical Considerations and Clinical Aspects|
|from Kinn’s Medical Assisting Fundamentals E-Book: Administrative and Clinical Competencies with Anatomy & Physiology|
|from Foundations of Maternal-Newborn and Women’s Health Nursing|
|from Communication Skills for the Health Care Professional: Concepts and Techniques|
|from Fundamentals of Nursing E-Book|
|from Fundamentals of Nursing E-Book|
|from Maternal Child Nursing Care E-Book|
|from Neuropalliative Care: A Guide to Improving the Lives of Patients and Families Affected by Neurologic Disease|