Millions of Americans suffer from indifferent, outdated health care; an estimated 40,000 incidents of medical harm happen every day. The good news is that you can prevent this from happening to you or a family member. Better yet, you can find the very best care in the world. Patrick Malone's sensible advice and real-life anecdotes will inspire you to take charge of your own health care, make the best choices, and avoid serious harm. With the Necessary Nine -the essential steps to finding the best medical care-The Life You Save offers vital information such as: * The single most important question you can ask your doctor * When to kw you have symptoms your doctor should t shrug off * Checklists to help you get out of the hospital in one piece * Where to locate the best surgeons and safest hospitals
Patrick Malone is one of the leading attorneys in the United States working on behalf of seriously injured people in lawsuits against hospitals, doctors, drug manufacturers, government agencies, and insurance companies. Malone is a graduate of Yale Law School. He is a fellow of the International Academy of Trial Lawyers. He lives near Washington, DC.