'Tumbleweed' - Find the right questions to ask your doctor


Transcript

GP:

Now I want you to have these tests as soon as you can, right? I’ve written you this script. It’s really important that you take these after food.

PATIENT:

Okay. Great. Thanks.

GP:

So is there anything else? Any questions, concerns?

PATIENT:

Hmmmm.

Voiceover:

Sometimes it’s hard to know what questions to ask your doctor. 

PATIENT:

There….no.

Voiceover:

Asking the right ones will help you get the best possible care.

PATIENT:

No, not that I can really think of right now.

GP:

Okay, well I’ll let you know when I hear back from them.

PATIENT:

Why didn’t I ask her that?

Voiceover:

Find good questions to ask your doctor at choosing wisely dot org dot au.
 

Last reviewed 20 February 2018