Friday, March 18, 2011
Even though most patients realize the need to ask their doctor certain important questions, many of them get tongue-tied when they actually come face to face with their doctor. Not only can they not think straight, but they also often forget what questions to ask! But remember that you will only get answers if you ask the right questions! Rudyard Kipling's five best friends - What? When? Why? Where? How? - should help guide you as to what to ask! A simple example would be asking: 'What is wrong with me? When did the disorder originate? Why? What can you do about it?'