A 42-year-old member asked:
My ob/gyn office has a policy of leaving family members out of rooms. why?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
More expedient: Having less people in the room expedites the visit since more personal questions can be addressed, less interruptions occur, & an exam can be performed more conveniently. I also limit the number of people unless my patient is disabled & needs help or requires an interpreter. It's also allows us to screen for domestic violence/abuse, drug use/alcohol use, or unsafe sexual practices. Take care.
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Last updated Jan 1, 2021
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