Reduce Your Chance Of Experiencing Connecticut Medical Malpractice By Asking These Questions
Your health and well-being are ultimately your responsibility. In order to protect yourself you must take your health into your own hands. While a Connecticut medical malpractice case may come down to an error by a doctor or nurse or other medical provider, there are some things you can do to ensure that your medical provider does not make mistakes in your care.
Asking questions and taking note of the answers to those questions is one of the best things you can do to ensure good quality care. Sometimes it can be intimidating to ask a medical provider questions, but being proactive about your care is one way to protect yourself. Some of the questions you can ask include;
- How often have you performed this procedure in the past?
- What is this procedure’s success rate?
- What are the challenges that are faced when performing this procedure?
- Are there any side effects of this procedure that may present themselves?
- What type of care will I need during my recovery?
- Should I be on the lookout for any warning signs of trouble after my procedure?
Asking these questions before you go in for a procedure will not only provide you with information that you will want to have as you prepare, but also for when you are home recovering. Being on the lookout for potential issues is one way to be a check on your medical provider and ensure that the procedure goes smoothly.
No amount of questioning or double checking will protect you completely from experiencing Connecticut medical malpractice, but being an active participant in your care will certainly ensure that you are more knowledgeable and armed with information that can help you in the event that something does go wrong.
At McEnery, Price, Messey, and Sullivan LLC, we have an experienced team of medical and legal professionals who can help protect your interests if you suspect you have experienced a medical malpractice injury. Contact our office and we will review your case.