Your money and your life are at risk every time you enter a hospital.
The ultimate consumer's guide to surviving a hospital stay, Take This Book to the Hospital with You, gives the inside information most hospital administrators would prefer that you not know.
How to avoid getting a hospital-acquired infectionone out of every ten people admitted get them!
How to change your room, your doctor, or your nurse
Which hospital departments are most likely to commit malpractice
What rights you sign away, or think you do, on a hospital consent form
How to scrutinize your bill for errorsnumerous studies have found that more than 90% of the bills reviewed had errors, mostly in favor of the hospital
A Prescription for Good Health Care
Published by America's largest and foremost consumer health advocacy organization, the nonprofit People's Medical Society, Take This Book to the Hospital with You is the savvy patient's most powerful defense against the medical minefield known as a hospital.