What Vaccines Do I Need? This website from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has a nice tool allowing adults and adolescents to see if immunizations are up to the most current recommendations.
How do I use an epi-pen? Many patients have epi-pens but have never needed to use them. Be sure to review this site, just in case.
New Hampshire Health Costs The cost for medical services varies widely around the state. This is an excellent tool allowing you to input your insurance information and produce estimates for your (and your insurance plans) cost for various tests and procedures at different institutions. We encourage all patients to consider the cost of procedures along with convenience and quality. We are glad to help you in this regard. This tool can help and is particularly important if you have a high deductible health plan.
Symptom Checker Maintained by the Mayo Clinic, this site allows you to plug in symptoms to create a list of possible diagnoses.
Problem Solving Tool This is a tool developed through HowsYourHealth.org, taking you through steps to success with behavioral changes, such as dealing with stress, weight loss or chronic pain. This has been shown to be clinically effective, helping patients get from where they are, to where they want to be.
Screening for Depression If you feel you may be suffering from depression, please complete this brief online questionnaire. This is a screening test only and is not meant to confirm a diagnosis. If you have any concerns, just call us.
Screening for Anxiety If you feel you may be suffering from anxiety, please print and complete the form. Call us or schedule a visit if you have any concerns, and feel free to bring your results with you.
Food for Thought Before you see a Specialist This handout reviews things to consider when seeking specialty care and treatment. Feel free to print this out, make notes or bring along with you.
Decisions in the Grey Making medical decisions can be confusing, based on personal desires and wishes. This tool from HowsYourHealth.org can be a helpful resource working through this decision making process, when the choices are usually ‘grey’, rather than crystal clear. This is particularly helpful for our older patients.