Aging well frequently involves feeling your way blindly through a complex medical world: dealing with multiple doctors, facing baffling financial decisions, and figuring out whether you or a parent needs care outside the home. What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older turns the lights on, illuminating potential pitfalls and showing a way around them. This book is an indispensible survival guide, gathering all the information you need to have but that too often doctors just don't give you. Writing with great experience and good humor, renowned geriatrician Mark Lachs explains how to choose your doctors, stay out of the emergency room, plan financially for retirement, outfit your house to stay safe, and, most important, how to have as many healthy years as possible.An Insidera#39;s Survival Manual for Outsmarting the Health-Care System Mark Lachs M.D. ... and procedures and have higher odds of experiencing medical error and (b) when we do experience a medical error, we ... It could be your orthopedist sending you back to your family physician after he scopes your knee for a torn ACL ... He has studied the minutiae of medical error, dissecting how and why older people get into trouble when they move from facility to facility or provider to provider.
|Title||:||What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Getting Older|
|Author||:||Mark Lachs M.D.|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2011-08-30|