The 7 Types of Patients that Drive Your Doctor Totally Bananas
The chronically late. The "one more thing…" The WebMD. All doctors run into few types of patients who drive us crazy.
I love being a family doctor, I really do. I love the patients, and the stories, and the excuses and the smiles.
But, I’ve got to tell you, as much as I love helping people through their medical issues and, occasionally, making them feel better, all doctors run into few types of patients who drive us bananas.
And, as the Affordable Care Act (which you may know as Obamacare) has opened up health-care to a much larger pool of Americans who will soon be scheduling appointments and showing up to a doctor’s office with various aches and pains, let me offer a few tips to make that visit as pleasant as possible.