Working With Your Doctor
Creator:   Editor
Created:   9/12/2013
Contains:  31 items
This collection contains articles from Neurology Now on working with your doctor, such as how to prepare for an office visit, how to coordinate your care, and more.

Choosing Wisely: Don't Waste Your Money on Unnecessary Medical Care

Avitzur, Orly

Neurology Now . 9(2):23-25, April-May 2013.

In 2009, an estimated $750 billion dollars were spent on wasted medical services. So, which medical tests are being overprescribed? In this article, neurologist Orly Avitzur, M.D., reports on the AAN's top five picks for neurologic treatments and tests that may be overused, and explains how to choose your care more wisely.

Be Prepared!: How to make the most of office time with your neurologist.

Avitzur, Orly

Neurology Now . 8(6):28-32, December-january 2012.

Are you making the most of your office visit? Neurologist Orly Avitzur, M.D., and her colleagues share their tips on how to plan ahead, use your appointment time wisely, and communicate effectively in order to get the best care. This is must-read advice for patients and caregivers alike.