Dr. Generic Will See You Now: 33 Rules for Surviving Managed Care

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Ten Speed Press, 1996 - Health & Fitness - 133 pages
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The beloved author of KILL AS FEW PATIENTS AS POSSIBLE—and self-proclaimed World's Best Doctor—takes on the vicissitudes of managed care in this new collection of 33 funny, insightful, and medically correct essays. From the bureaucracy (Rule 2: Don't Let an HMO Give You Nickel-and-Dime Care for Your Million-Dollar Body) to the doctor-patient relationship (Rule 17: Medicine May have Changed in 2000 Years, But Patients Haven't) to the sort of medical advice you just won't find anywhere else (Rule 28: Keep Away from Restaurants with Skinny Chefs), Dr. Generic guides you through the outrages of managed care.

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OSCAR LONDON, MD, is the pseudonym of an internist who practiced in Berkeley, California, for 30 years His humorous essays appeared regularly in the San Francisco Chronicle.

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