The Resource How to be a patient : the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine, Sana Goldberg, RN

How to be a patient : the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine, Sana Goldberg, RN

Label
How to be a patient : the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine
Title
How to be a patient
Title remainder
the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine
Statement of responsibility
Sana Goldberg, RN
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"From registered nurse and public health advocate Sana Goldberg, a timely, accessible, and comprehensive handbook to navigating common medical situations. From the routine to the unexpected, How to Be a Patient is your ultimate guide to better healthcare. Let's face it: nobody likes going to the doctor. It can be uncomfortable, nerve wracking, expensive--and that's just for routine care! When it's an emergency--how do you choose between the ER, Urgent Care, or waiting-until-Monday? And for everything in between, how do you get an accurate diagnosis and timely treatment when something is off? In How to Be a Patient, registered nurse and outspoken public health advocate Sana Goldberg provides readers with an honest guide to the complicated and often-intimidating medical landscape. At once a quick-reference pocket guide and a lifelong framework for approaching your healthcare, this invaluable resource empowers readers to take charge of their wellbeing
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goldberg, Sana
Dewey number
610.69/6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physician and patient
  • Communication in medicine
Label
How to be a patient : the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine, Sana Goldberg, RN
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [409]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: When all is well. Where to start ; Unlearn what you know about being a patient ; Appoint a team ; Gather provisions ; Drugs 101 -- Part two: When it's routine. Making your way into the system ; How to talk to providers -- Part three: Making the most of each medical encounter. When something is wrong ; Navigating touchy territory ; How to avoid a wild-goose chase -- Part four: When it's chronic : navigating long-term and ongoing medical problems. Brewing problems ; A field guide for pain ; Mastering disease -- Part five: When it's an emergency. ER vs. urgent care vs. wait until Monday ; Am I dying? (emergency preparedness, extended) ; Are they dying? (pedestrian emergencies) -- Part six: When you're having a procedure. Choosing if, where, and who -- Part seven: When you're in the hospital. Bring your own pillow ; Culture, checks, and balances ; How to be vigilant -- Part eight: When you're not the patient : family members, partners, and friends. You define family ; When it's your kid ; When you're getting older (or when it's your parent) -- Part nine: When you're not a straight white male. The female patient ; When you're having a baby ; Health advocacy for LGBTQ patients ; Implicit bias and systemic oppression -- Part ten: When you have to stand up to the industry. How to deal with insurance ; Big pharma and the FDA -- Appendices
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvi, 432 pages
Isbn
9780062797186
Lccn
2018041369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1054266519
  • 923857
  • (OCoLC)on1054266519
  • 923857
Label
How to be a patient : the essential guide to navigating the world of modern medicine, Sana Goldberg, RN
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [409]-416) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: When all is well. Where to start ; Unlearn what you know about being a patient ; Appoint a team ; Gather provisions ; Drugs 101 -- Part two: When it's routine. Making your way into the system ; How to talk to providers -- Part three: Making the most of each medical encounter. When something is wrong ; Navigating touchy territory ; How to avoid a wild-goose chase -- Part four: When it's chronic : navigating long-term and ongoing medical problems. Brewing problems ; A field guide for pain ; Mastering disease -- Part five: When it's an emergency. ER vs. urgent care vs. wait until Monday ; Am I dying? (emergency preparedness, extended) ; Are they dying? (pedestrian emergencies) -- Part six: When you're having a procedure. Choosing if, where, and who -- Part seven: When you're in the hospital. Bring your own pillow ; Culture, checks, and balances ; How to be vigilant -- Part eight: When you're not the patient : family members, partners, and friends. You define family ; When it's your kid ; When you're getting older (or when it's your parent) -- Part nine: When you're not a straight white male. The female patient ; When you're having a baby ; Health advocacy for LGBTQ patients ; Implicit bias and systemic oppression -- Part ten: When you have to stand up to the industry. How to deal with insurance ; Big pharma and the FDA -- Appendices
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxvi, 432 pages
Isbn
9780062797186
Lccn
2018041369
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1054266519
  • 923857
  • (OCoLC)on1054266519
  • 923857

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