This Washington Post article from a couple of years ago is circulating again. The article is titled “A doctor discovers an important question patients should be asked.” The important question is: what are your goals for your care? I think this is a great question we should ask ourselves before we ever set foot in a doctor’s office. If we are prepared to ask and answer that question at the beginning of every doctor’s appointment, perhaps we’d have more control over our own care and perhaps the outcome.
Here’s a link to the full article:
Health & Science
A doctor discovers an important question patients should be asked
By Mitch Kaminski
March 9, 2015