Making the Most of an Appointment with Physician

Susan’s latest monthly column for Gannett Newspapers addresses the importance of communication with the primary care physician. The column, entitled “Talk with doctor is so vital,” recommends steps to take to make the most of your visits, as well as helpful suggestions if you are a caregiver for an older adult.

As with any relationship, communicating clearly and effectively is a two-way street. The relationship between patient and physician is a critical one, and effective communication serves both. Making the most of your appointment will help your doctor help you.

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