Tagged: health

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Medical Records

Oi vey this is a loaded one. There is so much more to doctor’s appointments than just the visit and it can be done well, or not so much.  I always ask for the doctor’s note and I know which offices will send it and which will require a follow up phone call.  I personally think that specialists should automatically send them out. We, as parents or patients, are the ones going to all the...

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Communication at the Doctor’s Office

So I reviewed my Medical Week Posts for this week and they all boiled down to this – let’s all do a better job communicating. There. I said it. You can skip this week if you want to or you can stay tuned for some juicy stories. As fervently as I believe that every general education teacher should take special education classes, I believe every doctor should take communication classes. Do they? I’ve mostly had...

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Really?!? My Life as a SNL Skit…

So we have good news and, um, well, news that is totally in line with Aidan’s MO. Let’s start there. We had a follow up doctor’s appointment today. Now generally when I take Aidan to the doctor they use a lot of big words to say, “Hmmm…that’s weird. Dunno what to tell you. See you in a year.” I think today was worse. The neurologist and his partner both looked at video of Aidan having...