Always confirm your doctor’s instructions when leaving a doctor’s office, hospital, or emergency room. It is important to understand exactly what medication you should take and when to take it; if you are to follow a particular diet or an exercise regimen; if you need to avoid certain activities, as well. These instructions and medications are vital to your recovery.
What happens if your doctor fails to explain your condition and any instructions to you before you leave the treatment area? In some cases, failure to take medication or to follow instructions can have dire circumstances. [Read more…]