Patient Education

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Follow-Up Appointment

Topic Overview

Answer the following questions before and during your appointment to follow up on a health problem.

Concerns

What health problem is the reason for this return appointment?


What questions or concerns do I want addressed during this appointment?


Do I have any new symptoms? Yes ___ No ___ If yes, include how long I have had them and what helps relieve them. If I have pain, describe where it is, how it feels, and how severe it is.


Treatment issues

Have I had any difficulty carrying out my treatment for this condition? Yes ___ No ___ If yes, describe briefly:


Have I had any recent stresses that may affect my ability to care for the condition I have? Yes ___ No ___ If yes, describe briefly:

Do I need any special written information or instructions to help me care for the disease or condition I have, such as instructions about monitoring my blood sugar if I have diabetes? Yes ___ No ___


Are there any new treatments or tests for this condition?


What are the benefits and risks of the new treatments or tests?


What could happen if I choose not to have the new treatment or test?


Follow-up

What signs and symptoms should I watch for?

When should I call to report signs and symptoms?

When should I contact my health professional? Fill in the appropriate box below with the date and time, if needed.

Check here if no contact is needed.

____

Call to find out test results or to report how I am doing:

Date: _______ Time: _______

Return for an appointment:

Date: _______ Time: _______

Reminder

Bring all the records you have been keeping since your last visit, such as a blood sugar record if you have diabetes.

Credits

Current as of: August 22, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Catherine Devany Serio, PhD - Psychology, Behavioral Health
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

News & Events

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