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Author Michelson, Leslie D.

Title The patient's playbook : how to save your life and the lives of those you love / Leslie D. Michelson.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2015.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka Non-Fiction  610.696 Mic    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  610.69 M623    ---  Available
Description xi, 320 pages ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [283]-310) and index.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Source B&T 12.2015 PARS
Subject Patient advocacy.
Patient education.
Medical errors -- Prevention.
Medicine -- Decision making.
Self-care, Health.
ISBN 9780385352284 (hardback)
038535228X (hardback)

 
    
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