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Health Smart: Hospital Handbook--Get In, Get Well, Go Home
Health Smart Hospital Handbook--Get In Get Well Go Home Author:Joseph Sacco Don't get sick during your hospital stay... A comprehensive guide to maximizing the benefits of a hospital stay and how to use the entire health care system, especially the doctor-patient relationship, to improve well-being.
Good info on how to avoid going to hospital, how to understand what is going on when you (or someone else) is a patient, ways to be sure that you get correct drugs and treatment. Explanations of illnesses, courses of treatments, hospital tests, etc.