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The Resource You, the smart patient : an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment, Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz ; with the joint commission and joint commission resources and Ron Geraci and Lisa Oz ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren

You, the smart patient : an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment, Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz ; with the joint commission and joint commission resources and Ron Geraci and Lisa Oz ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren

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You, the smart patient : an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment
Title
You, the smart patient
Title remainder
an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment
Statement of responsibility
Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz ; with the joint commission and joint commission resources and Ron Geraci and Lisa Oz ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren
Title variation
Smart patient
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A guide to taking charge of one's own health care offers detailed information and advice on hospitals, communicating with doctors, therapeutic options, pain management, and other health care challenges
Cataloging source
DLC
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Roizen, Michael F
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
R727.3
LC item number
.R65 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Oz, Mehmet
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medical personnel and patient
  • Physician and patient
  • Patient education
  • Medical care
  • Physician-Patient Relations
  • Professional-Patient Relations
  • Communication
  • Patient Participation
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Health
Label
You, the smart patient : an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment, Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz ; with the joint commission and joint commission resources and Ron Geraci and Lisa Oz ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Why you need to be a smart patient. The smart patient quiz -- Getting to know you. Let's discover the juicy secrets about the person who controls your health: you -- Finding Dr. Right. How to find that gem of a doctor who'll make your life easier--and longer -- Let's play operation! You're having surgery? Use these insider tips you'll need to sail safely through the OR -- Prescription drugs. Take two and pray you're still here in the morning -- How to case a hospital. Use an expert's eye to find the best hospital for your specific goals--and learn why one size does not fit all -- Have a happily humdrum hospital stay. Only $2,900 a night and free sponge baths--what a deal! Just make sure you check out... -- Why you should always get a second opinion. Whose life is it anyway? -- Just what gives you the right? You have rights, you know. Here's how to use them -- Considering the alternatives. On pins and needles about acupuncture and herbs? Here's what you need to know about alternative medicine -- Take control of your health insurance. It's your most important--and expensive--health resource. Are you wasting it? -- Appendix 1 glossary: medical jargon explained -- Appendix 2 sample forms: your health journal, living will, power of attorney for health care, do not resuscitate (DNR) order -- Appendix 3 resources
Control code
ocm63205139
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 412 p.
Isbn
9780743293013
Lccn
2006042527
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63205139
Label
You, the smart patient : an insider's handbook for getting the best treatment, Michael F. Roizen and Mehmet C. Oz ; with the joint commission and joint commission resources and Ron Geraci and Lisa Oz ; illustrations by Gary Hallgren
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: Why you need to be a smart patient. The smart patient quiz -- Getting to know you. Let's discover the juicy secrets about the person who controls your health: you -- Finding Dr. Right. How to find that gem of a doctor who'll make your life easier--and longer -- Let's play operation! You're having surgery? Use these insider tips you'll need to sail safely through the OR -- Prescription drugs. Take two and pray you're still here in the morning -- How to case a hospital. Use an expert's eye to find the best hospital for your specific goals--and learn why one size does not fit all -- Have a happily humdrum hospital stay. Only $2,900 a night and free sponge baths--what a deal! Just make sure you check out... -- Why you should always get a second opinion. Whose life is it anyway? -- Just what gives you the right? You have rights, you know. Here's how to use them -- Considering the alternatives. On pins and needles about acupuncture and herbs? Here's what you need to know about alternative medicine -- Take control of your health insurance. It's your most important--and expensive--health resource. Are you wasting it? -- Appendix 1 glossary: medical jargon explained -- Appendix 2 sample forms: your health journal, living will, power of attorney for health care, do not resuscitate (DNR) order -- Appendix 3 resources
Control code
ocm63205139
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Free Press trade pbk. ed.
Extent
xiii, 412 p.
Isbn
9780743293013
Lccn
2006042527
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)63205139

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