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Title Your health, your decisions : how to work with your doctor to become a knowledge-powered patient / Robert Alan McNutt, M.D.
Author McNutt, Robert Alan, author.
Publication Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
Description xii, 150 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Call # 610.696 M
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-147) and index.
Contents A story of failed decision making -- My medical-decision-making story -- Why not just ask my doctor what to do? -- Personal barriers to becoming your own medical decision maker -- Medical information -- Understanding medical information from experiments -- Does an apple a day keep the doctor away? -- The math of medical decision making -- How to determine the value of potential gains and losses to your health -- Making decisions -- Mr. B -- Beginning to make a decision -- The flow of information for people making medical decisions -- Mr. C -- Mrs. D's not-so-dramatic decision to make -- Using the informed medical-decision-making process for tests -- What if there is no reliable information? -- Clarifications -- Where to look for valuable medical information.
Subject Medical care -- Decision making.
Physician and patient.
ISBN 9781469629179 :
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