Mistakes We All Make Before a Doctor's Appointment
DO firmly ask the nurse to double-check with the doctor, "just to be sure." If that doesn't yield the desired results, Cohen suggests this phrase: "I'm concerned that your actions are going to cause harm. Please let me talk to someone else immediately." Cohen says it's important to make it clear that you are more concerned than complaining. Finally, contact the hospital ombudsman. Most hospitals have someone on staff who is employed to represent and advocate for patients, says Cohen, and you can call them on the hospital phone or ask about them at the information desk.
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