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How To Maximize Limited Time With Your Doctor

Use Medical Terms Whenever Possible

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Learn the medical terms relating to your condition, the markers and side effects to watch for. Using medical terms has the following advantages:

  • It makes communication between you and your doctors more efficient.
  • It allows more time for your questions or concerns.
  • Doctors are more likely to consider you an ally with an understanding of the condition instead of than a layperson to be educated.
  • It makes it easier for you when you do your research because your level of understanding will be increased.

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