A Hospital Patient You Know Loses Touch with Reality: Should You Worry?
Do You Know Your Medical Test Results?
Are You Being Treated for the Wrong Condition?
Questions to Ask When Your Doctor Suggests a Treatment
Side Effects of Medication can be Deadly
Take Steps to Avoid Hospital Mistakes
Deadly Gaps in Health Care are Avoidable
| ©2011 Elizabeth L. Bewley
Three Eras of Medical Care Frame Doctor-Patient Communication
When Care Doesn't Work, Run
Hospital Staffers Can Fix Problems Only if You Speak Up
How to Speak Up When Hospital Care Goes Wrong
Bedsores Preventable '100 Percent of the Time'
Avoid Being the Victim of a Medical Mix-Up
Does it Make Sense to Consider a Move to Assisted Living?
Do Your Medical Test Results Mean What They Say?
Most Fatal Blood Clots are Related to Recent Hospital Care
Side Effects of Medication can Take Years to Show Up
Be Specific When Explaining Problems and Frustrations to Your Doctor
Hospital Patients Need Friends, Family to Advocate for Them
lizabeth Bewley's column "The Good Patient" is featured each Sunday in the Vitality section of the Prescott AZ
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