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Tips On Protecting Yourself In The Hospital

Posted by Frank Spector | Mar 05, 2012 | 0 Comments

Being in the hospital can be a scary and lonely experience. Faceless doctors and nurses are constantly coming into your room. If you are at a teaching hospital, young residents and interns are also coming in to get experience.  Hospitals are busy places and we have heard so many of our clients complain that no one takes the time to explain what is going on.  So here are 3 tips to help you out.

1. Have a friend or family member come to the hospital early in the morning. This is when most doctors come in to see patients. Your friend or family member should be there to ask questions.

2. When a nurse comes in to give you medicine, always ask the nurse to make sure that the medicine is meant for you and have the nurse double check. Remember, nurses are giving out lots of medicines to everyone all day long.

3. Ask nurse and doctors to wash their hands before examining you. This may seem awkward to do but simple infections can be prevented by simple hand washing.

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