The empowered patient : hundreds of life-saving facts, action steps and strategies you need to know
|Format:||Print Book 2008|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy|
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.
-- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hospital patients -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Caregivers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Medical care -- Decision making.
|Publisher|| [California?] :Bold Spirit Press,2008
351 pages ; 23 cm