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Asking Questions

Thinking about questions to ask the doctor before the appointment will help you to decide what information is important for you to get during your visit. This section contains sample questions about topics that may be of interest to you. Use the PACE Guide Sheet to write down any of the sample questions you want to ask, or any additional questions that are not listed, but are of interest to you.


Table of Contents

Presenting Detailed Information
Guidelines for Reporting New or Changed Symptoms
Tips About Medications
Medication Record Form
Stating What You Expect
Asking Questions
Sample Questions About Diagnosis and Prognosis
Sample Questions About Tests or Procedures
Sample Questions About Medications
Sample Questions About Other Treatments
A List of All Sample Questions
Checking Your Understanding of Information
Expressing Concerns
Tips About Making Appointments
Tips About Medical Records