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Title:
The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love
Author:
Michelson, Leslie D., author.
Edition:
First American edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.
Physical Description:
xi, 320 pages ; 25 cm
Summary:
"The Patient's Playbook will change the way you manage your health and the health of your family, from finding the right doctor to coordinating the best medical care. An expertly informed guide to the steps that everyone should take--even before illness strikes. 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 worked to help individuals find the courage and confidence to get what they need in a challenging health system"--

"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."--
Language:
English
Contents:
How to be Prepared -- Experts and Emergencies -- What to do When Serious Illness Strikes.
ISBN:
9780385352284
Format :
Book

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