Your Health, Your Decisions: How to Work with Your Doctor to Become a Knowledge-Powered Patient

Your Health, Your Decisions: How to Work with Your Doctor to Become a Knowledge-Powered Patient

by Robert Alan McNutt, MD

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781504740692
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 09/06/2016
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Alan McNutt, MD, is chief of the Section on Patient Safety Research at Rush University Medical Center, and associate editor of the Journal of the American Medical Association.


Dan Woren is an American voice actor and Earphones Award-winning narrator. He has worked extensively in animation, video games, and feature films. He is best known for his many roles in anime productions such as Bleach and as the voice of Sub-Zero in the video game Mortal Kombat.

Table of Contents

PrefaceA Road Map of This BookIntroduction1. A Story of Failed Decision Making2. My Medical-Decision-Making Story3. Why Not Just Ask My Doctor What to Do?4. Personal Barriers to Becoming Your Own Medical Decision Maker5. Medical Information6. Understanding Medical Information from Experiments7. Does an Apple a Day Keep the Doctor Away?8. The Math of Medical Decision Making9. How to Determine the Value of Potential Gains and Losses to Your Health10. Making Decisions11. Mr. B.12. Beginning to Make a Decision13. The Flow of Information for People Making Medical Decisions14. Mr. C.15. Mrs. D's Not-So-Dramatic Decision to Make16. Using the Informed Medical-Decision-Making Process for Tests17. What If There Is No Reliable Information?18. Clarifications19. Where to Look for Valuable Medical Information

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