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Learn How to Advocate Your Loved Ones Medical Needs

If you have a loved one in urgent care, or are now experiencing serious ill-health issues yourself, it would be wise to ensure a family member or significant other advocates on your behalf should health further deteriorate. I know, the typical patient expectation is that the medical staff knows best. But even under the best case scenarios, vitals will not tell staff the entire medical history of a complex ill-health condition(s)… And this becomes even truer if the patient’s primary care physician is not available for an immediate consultation with medical emergency staff. This is a “how to” become a loved one’s patient advocate for the best health services possible when needed. Continue reading

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