As a patient, outside of the medical field, it can be overwhelming trying to understand terms within diagnoses and treatments – so the ultimate trust is placed in the hands of medical professionals. Too many times people have assumed that what their doctors prescribe must be the best option, otherwise they wouldn’t prescribe it, right? Unfortunately there have been many cases where this is not the reality, and patients are not receiving the treatment they need and deserve. Health care and health literacy are crucial for everyone, education is key.
Check out this video of real patients beings asked questions about their health care, including prescriptions and treatments: https://youtu.be/OSrL5eycFLM