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The Patient's Playbook: How to Save Your Life and the Lives by Leslie D. Michelson

By Leslie D. Michelson

Too many americans die every year because of preventable scientific error—mistakes, issues, and misdiagnoses. and plenty of extra folks are usually not receiving the simplest care attainable, although it’s on hand and we’re entitled to it. the secret's figuring out the best way to entry it.

The Patient’s Playbook is a choice to motion. it's going to switch how you deal with your health and wellbeing and the future health of your loved ones, and it'll aid you decide upon the ideal health care provider, coordinate the simplest care, and get to the No-Mistake sector in clinical choice making. Leslie D. Michelson has dedicated his life’s paintings to assisting humans in attaining better scientific results at each level in their lives. Michelson provides real-life tales that impart classes and remove darkness from his easy-to-follow innovations for navigating advanced events and cases.  

The Patient’s Playbook is a necessary consultant to the simplest ideas for purchasing the simplest from a damaged approach: sourcing very good physicians, selecting the best therapy protocols, studying with precision, and structuring the correct aid crew. alongside how you will examine:

• Why having definitely the right basic care health care provider will swap your life
• 3 belongings you can do immediately to be greater ready whilst disorder strikes
• the 10 must-ask questions on the finish of a health center stay
• tips to guard yourself from pointless and unsafe treatments
• how you can stay away from the 4 commonest error within the first twenty-four hours of a clinical emergency

This e-book will allow you to develop into a better future health care consumer—and to switch nervousness with self belief.

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