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Title:
Get well, stay well : the successful patient's handbook
Author:
Gordon, E. Barry, 1940-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Dembner Books, [1988]

©1988
Physical Description:
vii, 200 pages ; 22 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780942637021
Format :
Book

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Booklist Review

This informative guide offers advice on how to succeed as a patient in today's health-care environment. The author, an internist and hematologist, presents an explanation of the various specialties in medicine and pertinent tips on how to choose the right doctor. The descriptions of the initial office visit and physical exam emphasize the importance of providing the physician with accurate and complete information. Additional chapters offer data on diagnostic tests and on the various medications that can be prescribed. Also included are brief descriptions of many of the more common ailments and diseases. A solid health book for the public library. To be indexed. KG. 616 Medicine, Popular / Patient education / Physician and patient [CIP] 87-30601