The empowered patient : hundreds of life-saving facts, action steps and strategies you need to know

by Hallisy, Julia A.

Format: Print Book 2008
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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ACLA Mobile Library Services Non-Fiction Collection R727.45 H25 2008
Location  ACLA Mobile Library Services
 
Collection  Non-Fiction Collection
 
Call Number  R727.45 H25 2008
 
 
Summary
The Empowered Patient enables patients to successfully navigate complex medical delivery systems.The book's goal is to encourage, embolden and enlighten medical consumers and their advocates to participate in their own medical treatment.The Empowered Patient focuses on current healthcare safety issues such as medical error, infection, and misdiagnoses and provides "action steps" to keep the reader safe and protected. The reader will learn where the risks are, what to look for when assessing quality and safety, and what to ask for - and how to say it - with confidence and authority.
Additional Information
Subjects Patient advocacy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hospital patients -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Caregivers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Patient advocacy.
Patient participation.
Medical care -- Decision making.
Publisher [California?] :Bold Spirit Press,2008
Language English
Description 351 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9780615177915
0615177913
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