YOU: The Smart Patient : An Insider's Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment
YOU The Smart Patient An Insider's Handbook for Getting the Best Treatment Author:Michael F. Roizen, Mehmet C. Oz Everyone needs to become a smart patient. In fact, in the worst cases, your life may even depend on it. Number one bestselling authors and doctors Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz have written this indispensable handbook to help everyone to get the best health care possible -- by making everyone into their own medical detective.Witty, playful, at ti... more »mes offbeat, but always authoritative, You: The Smart Patient shows you how to become your own medical sleuth, tracing your medical family tree and wending your way through the pitfalls of any health care situation. Written in conjunction with the health care community's leading oversight group, The Joint Commission, the book shows readers in clear, easy steps how to take control of their own health care and deal with all matters that may come up when facing a medical case: from choosing the right doctor, hospital, and insurance company to navigating prescription drugs, specialists, treatment options, alternative medicine, pain management, or any problem that might arise.Accessible, humorous, and filled with information that you need, You: The Smart Patient is a book for every patient and all those dealing with a loved one's medical issues.« less
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This is a fabulously understandable book. I could hardly believe it was written by doctors!! :D Dr. Roizen and Dr. Oz, have really outdone themselves with this book. When my hubby went into the hospital, I was like an eagle, making sure the nurses and dr.'s washed their hands !!! It is that important.
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This is a must have book--from step by step guidelines on how to choose the right doctor to making sure you are safe during surgery in a hospital, this all inclusive guide has it all in an easy to understand format. The links to check out your doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies (FOR FREE!) are invaluable!