Preparing and Advocating for Medical Care as a Trauma Survivor

By Lara Donachie With all the health care changes and challenges in today‚Äôs society, going to the doctor or dentist is difficult enough for the average person. With a history of childhood or adolescent sexual trauma, a medical appointment can become re-traumatizing if not handled with care by the survivor and provider. Think about it, … Continue reading Preparing and Advocating for Medical Care as a Trauma Survivor

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The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives

Leaving this out of your patient's medical history could cost their lives. by Joyelle Brandt I sat in the exam room answering the long list of questions my doctor asked about my medical history. Waiting. Waiting to see if she would ask. We got to the end of the exam, and there was no opening … Continue reading The vital information that is left out of your patient’s medical history that could cost their lives