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Prepare to Defend Yourself : How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape With Your Life / By Matthew Minson, MD

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Krum Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Denton County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Texas Library Consortium. (Show)

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Krum Public Library 610.7306 MIN (Text) 36249000193080 ADULT NON-FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781623491154
  • ISBN: 1623491150
  • ISBN: 9781623491628 (e-book)
  • ISBN: 1623491622 (e-book)
  • Physical Description: 221 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2014

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index
Formatted Contents Note:
The language of medicine: sit, stay, diagnose! -- Medical professionals: you can't tell the players without a program -- Ambulances: you wanna go where everybody knows your number -- Hospitals: what you really need to know before you gotta go -- The admission: you are going in! you are going in! -- About drugs: the dosage makes it either a poison or a remedy -- Medical mistakes: to err is human, but you still need a lawyer -- The business of medicine: the best things in life are free, but I still need your copay -- The future: how foggy is my crystal ball?
Summary, etc.:
Minson pulls back the examination room curtain on the healthcare system, empowering patients and their families to become proactive and knowledgeable users of medical services. Written in a humorous, patient-friendly style, this essential consumer's guide to modern healthcare provides down-to-earth, accurate advice that any reader can use, whether preparing for surgery, dialing 911, or simply getting a prescription filled
Subject: Medical care > United States > Popular works
Patient participation > United States
Medical personnel and patient > United States
Allied Health Personnel > United States
Health Care Costs > United States
Genre: Popular Works

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