CNN recently came up with an article on what patients do to sabatoge their own health care while at the doctor’s office.
Among the worst:
–Talking on the cell phone.
–Not being truthful with your doctor.
–Not telling your doctor Continue reading →
Lately, I’ve been getting numerous calls about a local ER–usually with them mis-diagnosing a life-threatening condition and sending the patient home.
If you feel like it’s an emergency situation, ask to see another doctor or another nurse in the ER. Continue reading →
Here’s an article about a tragic hospitalization. The takeaway from this is that there are some things we can do when a loved one is in the hospital that can cut down the chances of infection. Hospitals are supposed to Continue reading →
This month’s Reader’s Digest has an enlightening article about doctors confessing their mistakes. From my experience, doctors don’t usually confess their mistakes even when confronted by them. Nonetheless, this article gives some good insight on what can and Continue reading →