This is a comprehensive guide to the myriad health care choices that face today's families. It informs consumers of their options and helps them get the best, most affordable health care. It addresses the financial, insurance and legal concerns of health care as well as covering consumer rights, alternative health care, mental health, home care, workplace injuries and more. Written in a clear, straightforward style, it is an easy to use family reference that will help readers become active in directing their healthcare. The revised edition updates legal and financial information.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Series:||Robert L. Bernstein Series|
|Edition description:||Revised and Expanded ed.|
|Product dimensions:||7.51(w) x 9.19(h) x 1.08(d)|
Table of Contents
Partial table of contents:
Healthy Living (R. Convissor & A. Chang).
Consumer Rights (G. Annas) THE HEART OF THE MATTER.
Health Insurance: Managing Managed Care (N. Turnbull).
Primary Care (H. Tolpin).
Medications (J. Graedon & T. Graedon).
FOCUSING ON YOU.
Parents as Health Care Consumers (N. Wells).
Men as Health Care Consumers (J. Kellogg).
Elders as Health Care Consumers (L. Glasse & M. Schechter).
THE COMPLETE PACKAGE.
Physician Specialists (J. Mendelson).
Long Term Care (P. Denker).
Caring for Your Teeth (R. Krughoff).
Buying Eyeglasses and Contact Lenses (R. Krughoff).
Alternative Health Care (N. Carballeira).
FOR EVERYONE'S HEALTH.
Helping Yourself: A Guide to Self-Help Groups, Going Online, and General Resources for Health Care Consumers (M. Grover).