Monday, April 16, 2007

How to Summarize your own Medical History

How to Summarize Your Own Medical History

"Medical schools teach that the most important step of making an accurate medical diagnosis is not physical examination or fancy medical tests and equipment. The doctor is best served by taking a proper medical history. Surprisingly, most people do not know many of the details of their own health. This is a frustration to all health professionals, and contributes to misdiagnosis and even medical errors. Technology will eventually catch up with our need to have timely access to medical information. In the meantime, follow these steps to create a quick record of your past medical history."

Click on the link above (or below) to access this informative step-by-step article from Wikipedia's Wiki-How pages.

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