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Take This Book to the Hospital with You
     

Take This Book to the Hospital with You

by Charles B. Inlander, Ed Weiner
 

Your money and your life are at risk every time you enter a hospital.

The ultimate consumer's guide to surviving a hospital stay, Take This Book to the Hospital with You, gives the inside information most hospital administrators would prefer that you not know.

How to avoid getting a hospital-acquired infection—one out of every ten people

Overview

Your money and your life are at risk every time you enter a hospital.

The ultimate consumer's guide to surviving a hospital stay, Take This Book to the Hospital with You, gives the inside information most hospital administrators would prefer that you not know.

How to avoid getting a hospital-acquired infection—one out of every ten people admitted get them!

How to change your room, your doctor, or your nurse

Which hospital departments are most likely to commit malpractice

What rights you sign away, or think you do, on a hospital consent form

How to scrutinize your bill for errors—numerous studies have found that more than 90% of the bills reviewed had errors, mostly in favor of the hospital

A Prescription for Good Health Care

Published by America's largest and foremost consumer health advocacy organization, the nonprofit People's Medical Society, Take This Book to the Hospital with You is the savvy patient's most powerful defense against the medical minefield known as a hospital.

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"Take This Book to the Hospital with You is an excellent volume for the Health collection."

—Booklist

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312963262
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
10/15/1997
Edition description:
REVISED & UPDATED
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
4.25(w) x 6.75(h) x 0.71(d)

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