How to be a better patient Guide
Dr Prem’s Guide on How to Be a Better Patient
You would like to get the most appropriate medical attention from your medical team. However, the most important aspect in this scenario is the patient, who is you yourself. Yes; there is a lot you can do for yourself as regards getting the best medical care. It is essential that you take due consideration about various elements involved in better healthcare services, a better patient is always a successful element of better healthcare outcomes.
This guidebook, aims to provide some tips for you and some ways by which you can be a better patient. So you can enjoy reading this guide book and help yourself to become a better patient and get the best medical care.
As it is rightly said, ‘health is wealth’, protecting your health is very important. While you want to enjoy good health you would also like to care for your wellbeing. In order to protect your health and wellbeing, you would love to know the various aspects of being a better patient.
Choosing your physician
Communicating with your physician
Know about your Medical Condition
Sharing Medical and Personal history
Understand Medical Investigations
Follow Medical Advice
Follow Up for Your Condition
Maintaining a Health Journal (Health Record or Health Diary)
Maintaining online & offline health record
Make Healthy Lifestyle Changes
Help to prevent medical errors
Preventive measures to avoid health problems