Survive a Stint in the Hospital
These three tips will help you avoid a medical mixup
By Abigail L. Cuffey
You've heard the horror stories about medication mixups and exposure to serious infections. Martine Ehrenclou, author of Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive, tells you how not to become one of them.
KevinMD publishes two excerpts from The Take Charge Patient
Communicate and strengthen your relationship
with your doctor
Your relationship with your doctor is an important one that can last for many years. It is a partnership. You and your doctor collaborate to maintain your good health and to treat any medical conditions, illnesses or injuries that occur. A good doctor-patient relationship includes mutual trust, respect and good communication. Read Feature Here...
Tips to maximize the relationship with your doctor
Here are a few suggestions that will help you make the most of your relationship with your doctor. They are for your benefit as a patient, because the more you know, the more empowered you will feel. Read Feature Here...