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The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those… (edition 2015)

by Leslie D. Michelson

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"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"--… (more)
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Title:The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love
Authors:Leslie D. Michelson
Info:New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2015]
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This book is about how to become an empowered patient and ensure that you get the best medical treatment when required. To illustrate his points, the author uses lots of interesting real life cases. ( )
  Jane-Phillips | Jan 20, 2018 |
This book is filled with great stories and some practical advice for those who need some guidance in dealing with the complex health care system we have in the United States. There are excellent resources listed as well. The bottom line is this – too many people die in our country from medical errors – you do not want to be one of them. This book is filled with advice on how to avoid such a fate. ( )
  Susan.Macura | Dec 27, 2015 |
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