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Saturday, January 21, 2012

The Patient Advocate's Bookshelf

During 2011, these books were mentioned on the blog, in addition to mine, Getting Your Best Health Care: Real-World Stories for Patient Empowerment:

Are Your Meds Making You Sick? by Robert Steven Gold

A Sea of Broken Hearts by John James

Cooking with Arthritis by Melinda Winners 6/17/11

Ellen in Medicaland: True Stories of How I Fell Down Medicine's Black Hole and Still Lived After All, by Ellen Kagan

Notes from the Waiting Room: Managing a Loved One’s (End of Life) Hospitalization by Bart Windrum

Overdiagnosed: Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health, by H. Gilbert Welch, Lisa Schwartz, and Steven Woloshin

Provider-Patient Partnerships by Helen Meldrum and Dr. Mary Hardy

Advice: Professional patient advocates should read these books.

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