The last few physicals I've had, there has been a scribe in the room along with the doctor. I don't feel as comfortable with another person in the room other than the doc and myself. Anyone else run across this?
This summer I had a cystoscopy at the urologists office and his nurse administered the numbing agent and then left, but was not in the room during the actual exam.
I wish we had the option of doing that, but I don't think this gal is an intern. She types in the computer as the Doc does the exam; and I get it, it frees him up without having to worrying about having to input info after the exam.
For most things I don't mind having someone else in the room; ie: flu, rx refill, etc., but for a physical or an item that is of a sensitive nature, it would be nice to have the option of passing on the extra sets of eyes and ears.View Thread
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