Jotter and pen-Check, glasses- check, Comfortable clothes- check.

7 checklists before going for a doctor’s appointment¬†

  1. Wear comfortable clothes that will make physical examinations easier for both you and your doctor.
  2. Write down your complaints if possible, so that you do not forget or miss out on anyone. 
  3. Note all tests done so far. Go with copies of results if possible.
  4. Know the names of your drugs. If possible go with them to the doctor’s appointment. This is helpful to your doctor when considering treatment modalities..
  5. Note side effects you’ve noticed and inform your doctor even before you are asked
  6. Take your hospital card and appointment slip to find your file easily.
  7. Have breakfast or go with it if you’ve been instructed to come fasting.¬†

There you have it.