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Disrobe, Completely: Real Life Cases Reveal the State of American Medicine

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If you like Grey's Anatomy you're about to find out that truth is stranger than fiction! With forty million Americans uninsured and the government poised to nationalize health care, Americans need all the information they can get on which way to turn. Dr. Thurston uses real life cases to give you a fascinating look at behind the scenes medicine, which will literally have you laughing out loud one minute and crying in disbelief the next. As our health care system morphs in ways that threaten to destroy the ...
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Overview

If you like Grey's Anatomy you're about to find out that truth is stranger than fiction! With forty million Americans uninsured and the government poised to nationalize health care, Americans need all the information they can get on which way to turn. Dr. Thurston uses real life cases to give you a fascinating look at behind the scenes medicine, which will literally have you laughing out loud one minute and crying in disbelief the next. As our health care system morphs in ways that threaten to destroy the patient's ability to choose, along with the doctor's authority to make decisions, we may be about to throw out the baby with the bath water. Disrobe Completely tells it like it is and shows us there is still a way out of this mess!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781933285696
  • Publisher: Brown Books Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 2/28/2007
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


To the Reader     xi
Preface     xiii
Foreword     xvii
Acknowledgements     xix
Introduction     xxi
Disrobe Completely Naivete     1
Boldly in Red     2
Hither and Yonder     5
Weight by History     8
Toe Tag     12
Aequanimitas     18
The Strong Survive     22
My Tool     29
Spanish Inquisition     33
Put the Gown on So It Opens in Front: Experience     41
Not in Kansas Anymore     42
A Radical Concept     53
Good Grief     58
Let 'Em See You Sweat     65
Big Sucker, Idn'it?     74
Not a Nice Word     82
The Bad Disease     87
A Little Bit in Love     99
Sacred Trust     108
Shell Shocked     123
This Is Embarrassing, But     129
Have a Seat on the Table: Reality     135
Patient Name and Group Number     137
Noneconomic Damages     154
Something Bad Wrong     166
Teaching?     183
Scoot All the Way to the Edge: Approaches     187
The Problem     188
The Solution: Managed Competition?     205
Some Answers     213
Conclusion     230
Notes     237
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