Posted by jonathan on 2/7/2017
As patients and caregivers, we have more sources of medical
information available to us than ever before to help us make the best
decisions possible for our health.
Advice from our doctors
is sometimes not the same as the information we learn from the
experiences of our peers, and there are often other sources of
information available as well. Some of our decisions feel like big or
serious decisions, while others do not. And sometimes, medical
decisions have to be made quickly or under pressure. When the stakes
are high – life and death, even – it could be scary to think you
might make the wrong decision even if there is no clear ‘right’
Recently, I was in a
horrific car accident. It was 3 days before Christmas and I was on my
way up to Lebanon NH(about an hour drive) to see the Lyme specialist.
It was snowing lightly at home and with 4-wheel drive, I decided I
would make an attempt to keep my appointment. The further north I
went the worse it got...