The Resource When doctors don't listen : how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests, Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky

When doctors don't listen : how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests, Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky

Label
When doctors don't listen : how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests
Title
When doctors don't listen
Title remainder
how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests
Statement of responsibility
Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky
Title variation
When doctors do not listen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how to avoid harmful medical mistakes, offering advice on such topics as working with a busy doctor, communicating the full story of an illness, evaluating test risks, and obtaining a working diagnosis
Cataloging source
DLC
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Wen, Leana S
Dewey number
610.69/6
Index
index present
LC call number
R727.3
LC item number
.W42 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kosowsky, Joshua M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physician and patient
  • Communication in medicine
  • Diagnostic errors
Label
When doctors don't listen : how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests, Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-326) and index
Contents
How we got here. From shamans to black boxes ; Do as I say, do as I do -- Cookbook medicine : live from the ER. The car mechanic with the pulled muscle ; The mother of two who had trouble breathing ; The college student with a bad headache ; The woman who fainted at the sight of a sandwich -- The building blocks to avoid misdiagnosis. A crash course on diagnosis ; Begin at the beginning ; What's the story? ; What does the story mean? ; Help me help you ; It's just common sense -- How to get to the right diagnosis. The 8 pillars to better diagnosis ; Prescriptions for patients ; Cookbook outcomes, revisited -- Prescription for reform. Diagnosis, multiplied ; Countering the skeptics -- Appendix 1. Prescriptions for healthcare providers -- Appendix 2. 21 exercises toward better diagnosis -- Appendix 3. Worksheets toward your diagnosis -- Appendix 4. 911 glossary of key terms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 334 p.
Isbn
9780312594916
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012037819
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn817736505
  • (OCoLC)817736505
Label
When doctors don't listen : how to avoid misdiagnoses and unnecessary tests, Leana Wen and Joshua Kosowsky
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [313]-326) and index
Contents
How we got here. From shamans to black boxes ; Do as I say, do as I do -- Cookbook medicine : live from the ER. The car mechanic with the pulled muscle ; The mother of two who had trouble breathing ; The college student with a bad headache ; The woman who fainted at the sight of a sandwich -- The building blocks to avoid misdiagnosis. A crash course on diagnosis ; Begin at the beginning ; What's the story? ; What does the story mean? ; Help me help you ; It's just common sense -- How to get to the right diagnosis. The 8 pillars to better diagnosis ; Prescriptions for patients ; Cookbook outcomes, revisited -- Prescription for reform. Diagnosis, multiplied ; Countering the skeptics -- Appendix 1. Prescriptions for healthcare providers -- Appendix 2. 21 exercises toward better diagnosis -- Appendix 3. Worksheets toward your diagnosis -- Appendix 4. 911 glossary of key terms
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 334 p.
Isbn
9780312594916
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012037819
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn817736505
  • (OCoLC)817736505

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