Prepare to defend yourself : how to navigate the healthcare system and escape with your life
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College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2014.
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Book
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9781623491154 (paper, with flaps : alk. paper), 1623491150 (paper, with flaps : alk. paper), 9781623491628 (e-book), 1623491622 (e-book)
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221 pages : illustrations
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Adult (4th Floor) - Adult Nonfiction
610.7306 Min
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Published
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2014.
Language
English
ISBN
9781623491154 (paper, with flaps : alk. paper), 1623491150 (paper, with flaps : alk. paper), 9781623491628 (e-book), 1623491622 (e-book)

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description
Do you really need to pay that outstanding balance with the hospital? Do you know the differences between a nurse practitioner, a physician's assistant, a physician, and a paramedic? Did you realize that not all hospitals can treat your stroke, heart attack, or trauma with equal speed and effectiveness? How should you negotiate and appeal a hospital charge? Can you do anything to minimize the medical mistakes that your provider might commit?
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In Prepare to Defend Yourself . . . How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape with Your Life, Matthew Minson, a physician and disaster medicine and healthcare policy expert, pulls back the examination room curtain on the healthcare system, empowering patients and their families to become proactive and knowledgeable users of medical services. Written in a humorous, patient-friendly style and loaded with the author's cartoons and other visual aids, this essential consumer's guide to modern healthcare provides down-to-earth, accurate advice that any reader can use, whether preparing for surgery, dialing 911, or simply getting a prescription filled.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Minson, M. (2014). Prepare to defend yourself: how to navigate the healthcare system and escape with your life . Texas A&M University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Minson, Matthew, 1961-. 2014. Prepare to Defend Yourself: How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape With Your Life. Texas A&M University Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Minson, Matthew, 1961-. Prepare to Defend Yourself: How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape With Your Life Texas A&M University Press, 2014.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Minson, Matthew. Prepare to Defend Yourself: How to Navigate the Healthcare System and Escape With Your Life Texas A&M University Press, 2014.

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