10 Things You Need to Know Before You See the Doctor: A Physician's Advice from More Than 40 Years of Practicing Medicine
This easy-to-read book takes consumers behind the scenes of hospitals and doctors' offices to understand how and why medicine works the way that it does. HMOs. PPOs. Medicare. Second opinions. You hear these terms. You know you're supposed to understand what they mean. But most people have a hard time applying what they know when they or their family members are in an emergency room or doctor's office. The book gives you the tools for making good decisions when you see a doctor and have to sort through so many options. The author offers real life medical stories and hospital experiences that will instruct-and amaze. Sheldon Lipshutz is a medical doctor who lives in Southern California. Currently, he's semi-retired...but keeps a private practice.
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