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Tips to get the best out of your visit with your doctor

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Getting sick is bad enough without worrying about taking time off work to visit the doctor, planning for tests that need to be done and collecting medicines from the pharmacy. Adding to this list of hassles, is the vast amount of medical information available to you through public sources. 

According to the Head of Quality of Care at Discovery Health, there are some important tips to help you get the best from visiting your doctor.

1.   Most important is to plan what you want out of your visit. Think carefully through the 2 or 3 most important things you want help with and stick with your plan. Before you end your discussion with your doctor, check that you’ve run through your plan.

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