Medical care and appointments
5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Doctor Visit
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Five Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Doctor's Visit
Get tips on how to make the most of your time at your doctor’s appointment. Decide what’s most important, be honest, and set priorities for best results.
Discussing Health Decisions with Your Doctor
Work with your doctor to make important decisions about your health. Learn how to get a second opinion if you need one. Read questions to ask your surgeon.
What Should I Ask My Doctor During a Checkup?
Don’t wait for the doctor to raise a topic you’re worried about. Ask questions about tests, diagnoses, and prescriptions to proactively manage your health.
What Do I Need to Tell the Doctor?
Learn how to describe your symptoms, medications, daily habits, and other concerns to your doctor so you get the best possible care.
How to Prepare for a Doctor's Appointment
Plan what you’d like to discuss with the doctor before your visit. Make a list of concerns and medications. Request an interpreter if you need one.
17 Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Doctor
Looking for a new doctor? As you search, keep this list of questions handy. It covers clinical qualifications, practical issues, and office policies.
How to Choose a Doctor You Can Talk To
Use these 5 steps to find a new doctor you can trust. These tips can help you find the best primary care physician for your needs and values.
Doctor's Appointments: Tips for Caregivers
Caregivers can make doctor's appointments easier with these tips on talking with doctors.
How To Find Reliable Health Information Online
How can I find reliable health information on the Internet? Use this checklist to test whether the health advice you find online is trustworthy.