The Resource Get inside your doctor's head : 10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care, Phillip K. Peterson, M.D

Get inside your doctor's head : 10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care, Phillip K. Peterson, M.D

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Get inside your doctor's head : 10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care
Title
Get inside your doctor's head
Title remainder
10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care
Statement of responsibility
Phillip K. Peterson, M.D
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With so many medical tests and treatments and so much scientific and medical information, how can people make the best medical decisions? This book provides advice about such questions as when to seek treatment, when to get another opinion, and when to let time take its course
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Peterson, Phillip K
Dewey number
613
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
A Johns Hopkins Press health book
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Patient education
  • Patient participation
  • Medicine
  • Physician and patient
Target audience
adult
Label
Get inside your doctor's head : 10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care, Phillip K. Peterson, M.D
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Publication
Contents
Preface : applying and breaking the rules -- Rule 1. If you don't know what you're doing, don't do anything -- Rule 2. If what you're doing seems to be working, think about continuing it -- Rule 3. If what you're doing doesn't seem to be working, think about doing something else -- Rule 4. Don't agree to an invasive procedure without understanding why it's needed--and getting a second opinion -- Rule 5. If you don't have symptoms, a doctor can't make you feel better -- Rule 6. Never trust anyone completely, especially purveyors of conventional wisdom -- Rule 7. Most things are what they seem to be, except when they're not -- Rule 8. What your doctor doesn't know could kill you -- Rule 9. Timing is everything, and sometimes time is the cure -- Rule 10. Caring is always important medicine -- Epilogue : the participatory art of medicine -- Recap : the rules revisited
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
130 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781421410692
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16221451
  • 16221451
Label
Get inside your doctor's head : 10 commonsense rules for making better decisions about medical care, Phillip K. Peterson, M.D
Publication
Contents
Preface : applying and breaking the rules -- Rule 1. If you don't know what you're doing, don't do anything -- Rule 2. If what you're doing seems to be working, think about continuing it -- Rule 3. If what you're doing doesn't seem to be working, think about doing something else -- Rule 4. Don't agree to an invasive procedure without understanding why it's needed--and getting a second opinion -- Rule 5. If you don't have symptoms, a doctor can't make you feel better -- Rule 6. Never trust anyone completely, especially purveyors of conventional wisdom -- Rule 7. Most things are what they seem to be, except when they're not -- Rule 8. What your doctor doesn't know could kill you -- Rule 9. Timing is everything, and sometimes time is the cure -- Rule 10. Caring is always important medicine -- Epilogue : the participatory art of medicine -- Recap : the rules revisited
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
130 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781421410692
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 16221451
  • 16221451

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