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.
Thanks marrmilguy for the response. Only one time did a nurse say the Doctor has an intern today and would I mind if they came in with the Doc and I asked, male or female, she answered, female and I said no and they complied. It was at the rectal surgeon's office. If it would have been a guy, I wouldn't have a problem.
I have a physical coming up shortly with a new Doc and I plan on expressing my thoughts with someone other than the Doc and myself being In the room. At the office I go to, there are no same sex assistants, just gals. Just not as comfortable with them in the room at least for a physical.View Thread
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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