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The Resource The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love, Leslie D. Michelson

The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love, Leslie D. Michelson

Label
The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love
Title
The patient's playbook
Title remainder
how to save your life and the lives of those you love
Statement of responsibility
Leslie D. Michelson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Patient's Playbook is a compelling narrative of personal stories that imparts lessons and illuminates strategies for better, and even life-saving, medical decision-making. With clarity and as a call to action, the book presents the most effective approach to getting the best from a broken system: sourcing excellent doctors, choosing the right treatment protocols in the "no mistake zone," researching with precision, and structuring the ideal support team. Leslie D. Michelson has devoted his life's work to helping people access the best quality medical care--serving as an expert navigator for hundreds of clients. As the former head of the Prostate Cancer Foundation and the CEO of Private Health Management he has dedicated his life's work to helping individuals find the courage and confidence to get what they need in a challenging health system"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Michelson, Leslie D
Dewey number
610.69/6
Index
index present
LC call number
R727.45
LC item number
.M53 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
W 85.4
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Patient advocacy
  • Patient education
  • Medical errors
  • Medicine
  • Self-care, Health
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • Medical errors
  • Medicine
  • Patient advocacy
  • Patient education
  • Self-care, Health
Label
The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love, Leslie D. Michelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: How to save a life -- Part 1: How to be prepared. Why having the right primary care physician will change your life -- How to find the best primary care physician for you -- Three things you can do right now to be better prepared -- Develop a support team -- Part 2: Experts and emergencies. Overtreatment can be as dangerous as undertreatment -- How to find and interview the medical experts you need -- Emergency room 101 -- Part 3: What to do when serious illness strikes. Patient, M.D. -- Step 1: Immersion -- Step 2: Diagnosis -- Step 3: Treatment -- Step 4: Coordination -- Competence and courage -- One final thought
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780385352284
Lccn
2015014325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911255286
Label
The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love, Leslie D. Michelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-310) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: How to save a life -- Part 1: How to be prepared. Why having the right primary care physician will change your life -- How to find the best primary care physician for you -- Three things you can do right now to be better prepared -- Develop a support team -- Part 2: Experts and emergencies. Overtreatment can be as dangerous as undertreatment -- How to find and interview the medical experts you need -- Emergency room 101 -- Part 3: What to do when serious illness strikes. Patient, M.D. -- Step 1: Immersion -- Step 2: Diagnosis -- Step 3: Treatment -- Step 4: Coordination -- Competence and courage -- One final thought
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xi, 320 pages
Isbn
9780385352284
Lccn
2015014325
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)911255286

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