Self-Assessment - Play it Safe

Self-Assessment - Play it Safe

You are the most important person on the medication review team. What you choose to share or not share can affect your health outcomes, so it is very important that you partner with your healthcare team. Before your next visit ask yourself the following questions and then share your answers with your provider:







Being prepared for your visit makes it easier for you to work with your healthcare team and cover things you may want to talk about at your next clinic visit. Sharing this information also gives the healthcare team the chance to review your medications and make sure that there are no problems with medications you are taking.

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Reviewed/Updated Date: May 2011
Clinical Advisory Board Sponsor: Rose Mary Pries, PhD
Clinical Subject Matter Experts: Maureen Layden, MD, MPH; Eric Spahn, PharmD
Patient Education Subject Matter Experts: Kathy Horvath, PhD

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