150 ways to be a savvy medical consumer

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Peoples Medical Society, 1992 - Health & Fitness - 96 pages
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Getting the most out of a doctor's office visit, finding the best medications, and avoiding unnecessary medical procedures are only some of the topics covered in The Savvy Medical Consumer. Getting the right information and knowing the right questions to ask are the first steps medical consumers need to take in order to get the best care possible. More than 185 tips for consumers and a comprehensive glossary of terms will ensure that consumers get the high-quality, low-cost health care they deserve. This revised edition includes the latest information plus a new chapter on managed care.

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INTRODUCTION
7
Drugs
35
chapter A Laboratories
63
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Charles B. Inlander is president and CEO of the People's Medical Society, America's largest nonprofit consumer health advocacy organization, and a faculty lecturer at the Yale University School of Medicine. He is a health commentator on National Public Radio's Marketplace, and is the co-author of several health books, including St. Martin's Paperbacks' "Take This Book "and "Ways" series.
Cynthia K. Moran writes health articles for several newspapers and magazines and is the co-author of "67 Ways to Good Sleep" and "77 Ways to Beat Colds and Flu,"

PMS is America's largest non-profit consumer health advocacy organization, with over 100,000 membersand contributors.

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