Barred From My Husband’s Bedside, I Learned to Advocate From Afar

Because of COVID-19 hospital visitation restrictions, Dr. Judy Stone speculates that misdiagnoses and medication-related injuries are more prevalent because family members can’t advocate for their sick loved ones. She knows from experience: her husband had to recount his medical history alone even though he was admitted for memory loss. So, to help those who might find themselves in her situation, she offers some tips to advocate from afar, the most important of which is to prepare a “go bag” with up-to-date medical records Read full article here

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