After the Diagnosis: How to Look Out for Yourself or a Loved
by Donna L. Pikula
Publisher: Books 2 Help You
List Price: $17.97
After the Diagnosis provides basic information about health care and commonsense tips
every person and caregiver can use in one handy reference. This book is an excellent way to better
understand the big picture after you’ve been diagnosed with an illness and what you need to do for
yourself or a loved one in today’s complicated medical world.
This book shows you how to be a smart patient by wisely choosing a patient advocate, asking the
right questions, reading test results and prescriptions, locating associations that provide
reliable information about health conditions and services, seeking second (or third) opinions, and
finding top hospital/care centers and specialists, and much more. A smart patient knows how to use
their skills to make informed decisions along with health care providers. Being a smart patient is
the best way to increase the chances of having a successful medical journey.
After the Diagnosis is the resource everyone needs to become a smart patient, and the
best part is, no prior medical knowledge is necessary to learn from it.
* Medical errors and adverse health care effects are the third leading cause of death in the
* This comprehensive book can help you avoid becoming a medical error statistic.