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Critical conditions
Martine Ehrenclou

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Critical conditions
the essential hospital guide to getting your loved one out alive
Martine Ehrenclou.

Published 2008 by Lemon Grove Press in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English.

About the Book

A step-by-step guide to patient advocacy, based on more than 150 interviews with nurses, doctors, social workers, and families.

Table of Contents

You could save a life
Getting started: the basics of being an advocate
The primary nurse
The doctors
The importance of research
Preventing medical error
Preventing infectious diseases in the hospital
Preventing fatal falls
Language barriers and cultural issues
Special attention required on routine medical and surgical floors
If you live out of town
How to support and comfort your loved one
Hospital social workers
Considering a different hospital
HIPPA laws, advance directives, power of attorney, living will, and DNR
How to take care of you
Discharge planning and aftercare.

Edition Notes

Pages 143-204 consists of notes areas: "quick reference guide" and "daily progress notes".

"References" : p. 217-218.

Handbooks, manuals, etc.


Library of Congress
R727.45 .E47 2008

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xvii, 227 p. ;
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