Have you ever encountered a medical professional who treated you badly, was disrespectful or insensitive? Over the years, I’ve heard a lot of horror stories. Personally, I’ve been fortunate. Most of the doctors I’ve seen have treated me well. Many knew little to nothing about fibromyalgia, but at least they were kind and treated me with respect.
If you’ve not been so fortunate, check out “Disrespectful Medical Treatment and Tips For Working With Your Physician” by Jenny Fransen, RN. The first half of the article discusses how to deal with poor treatment from medical professionals –– both past and present. The second half contains 22 tips to help you work with your doctor from now forward.
Published On: April 24, 2007