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Author Ettinger, Alan B.

Title The essential patient handbook : getting the health care you need-- from doctors who know / Alan B. Ettinger and Deborah M. Weisbrot.

Publication Info. New York : Demos Medical Pub., [2004]


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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 288 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 274-276) and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents pt. 1. The medical evaluation process and developing your own medical record -- part 2. Special situations -- part 3. Questions for the doctor -- part 4. Other useful information.
Summary The Essential Patient Handbook was written for the millions of Americans who are dissatisfied with their medical care, and are looking for a practical no-nonsense way to get the help they need from their doctors. It contains lessons learned by two doctors (husband and wife) who endured immense challenges on the patient side of the medical care system. Here are the secrets to: getting your doctor to listen; preparing information your doctor needs to know; understanding the reasoning behind your doctor's questions; asking the essential questions about tests, diagnoses, medications, surgery, and.
Subject Physician and patient -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Patients -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Ambulatory medical care -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Patient Participation.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Patient Satisfaction.
Medical Records.
MEDICAL -- Physician & Patient.
Ambulatory medical care. (OCoLC)fst00806815
Patients. (OCoLC)fst01055033
Physician and patient. (OCoLC)fst01062819
Genre/Form Popular Works.
Electronic books.
Handbooks and manuals. (OCoLC)fst01423877
Added Author Weisbrot, Deborah M., 1954-
Other Form: Print version: Ettinger, Alan B. Essential patient handbook. New York : Demos Medical Pub., ©2004 1932603026 (DLC) 2004008479 (OCoLC)54972966
ISBN 1417543760 (electronic bk.)
9781417543762 (electronic bk.)
9781934559444 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
193455944X (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
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