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Critical decisions : how you and your doctor can make the right medical choices together /

"We've all been there, sitting uncomfortably in a paper gown as a doctor impassively describes our prognosis. Sometimes it's simple and treatable. Other times we get news we can't fathom and then are faced with decisions that are literally life and death. In this revolutionary book, physician,... Full description

Main Author: Ubel, Peter A.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York, NY : HarperOne, 2012
Edition: 1st ed.
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Contents: When doctor knew best -- A sleeping girl wakes up a profession -- Lost in translation -- Blind to each other's emotions -- Misimagining the unimaginable -- Beyond the numbers -- Back and forth over life and death -- Getting good advice -- Empowering patients with information -- Aligning information with behavior -- Coaching patients to be partners -- The limits of patient empowerment -- Preparing physicians for prepared patients.
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