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Talking with Your Doctor

Communicating well with your doctor is an important part of getting good medical care. These articles and worksheets can help you prepare for a medical appointment, discuss sensitive topics, manage your medications, choose a new doctor, and coordinate help from family caregivers.

Articles

Making Decisions with Your Doctor

Work with your doctor to make important decisions about your health. Discuss different treatment options and learn how to prevent disease.
Nurse and patient making medical decisions

Tracking Your Medications: Worksheet

Use this worksheet to track your medications, including prescriptions, over-the-counter drugs, and dietary supplements. Make a copy to take to doctor’s visits.
Illustration of medication bottle and pills