Top Screwups Doctors Make and How to Avoid Them

Paperback $15.00

Sep 11, 2012 | 336 Pages

Ebook $13.99

Oct 04, 2011 | 336 Pages

  • Paperback $15.00

    Sep 11, 2012 | 336 Pages

  • Ebook $13.99

    Oct 04, 2011 | 336 Pages

Table Of Contents

Acknowledgments 
Preface 
Safe Patient Checklist 
CHAPTER 1  Introduction 
CHAPTER 2  Top 10 Screwups Doctors Make
CHAPTER 3  Diagnostic Disasters 
CHAPTER 4  Top 10 Reasons Why Doctors
          Screw Up Diagnoses
CHAPTER 5  Preventing Diagnostic Problems 
CHAPTER 6 Top 10 Screwups Doctors Make When
          Prescribing 
CHAPTER 7  Drug Interactions Can Be Deadly 
CHAPTER 8  Top 10 Screwups Pharmacists Make
CHAPTER 9  Generic Drug Screwups
CHAPTER 10  Th e Screwing of Senior Citizens 
CHAPTER 11  Top 10 Screwups Patients Make
CHAPTER 12  Closing the Communication Chasm
CHAPTER 13  Top Screwups in Common Conditions 
Acne 
Alzheimer’s Disease
Arthritis 
Asthma 
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) 
Back Pain 
Breast Cancer 
Celiac Disease 
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) 
Depression 
Diabetes 
Fibromyalgia 
Heartburn 
Hypothyroidism 
Migraine Headache 
Osteoporosis
Prostate Problems 
Tick-borne Diseases
Appendix 1  Top 10 List of Potentially Problematic Pills 
Appendix 2  Top 10 Tips and Questions Lists 
Top 10 Tips to Stopping Screwups in Hospitals 
Top 10 Screwups Doctors Make 
Top 10 Diagnostic Screwups 
Top 10 Reasons Why Doctors Screw Up
     Diagnoses 
Top 10 Questions to Ask to Reduce Diagnostic
     Disasters 
Top 10 Screwups Doctors Make When
    Prescribing 
Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You
      Get a Prescription 
Top 11 Tips for Preventing Dangerous Drug
      Interactions
Top 10 Screwups Pharmacists Make 
Top 10 Tips for Taking Generic Drugs 
Top 10 Tips to Surviving Old Age 
Top 10 Screwups Patients Make 
Questions to Ask Your Doctor Before Agreeing
      to Surgery 
Top 10 Tips to Promote Good Communication 
Notes 
Index

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