Personal Health Records
... you keep your medical records? If you don’t, it is time to change that practice! Keeping medical records is essential to ensure an easy access to certain information necessary at the time of need. Medical records comprise the name of the patient, address, age, sex, occupation, the methods of diagnosis, and the doctor’s recommendation among others. While many ignore the importance of keeping medical records due to reasons like “it’s so tiring”, “they are just pieces of papers”, or worst, “it does not make sense”, one should look at the advantages of doing it:
1. Faster and more accurate diagnosis
A medical record serves as the doctor’s reference to the medical history of the patient. It records ...