Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life : 21 Tests Your Doctor Won't Order. . . Unless You Know to Ask
Medical Tests That Can Save Your Life 21 Tests Your Doctor Won't Order Unless You Know to Ask Author:David Johnson, David Sandmire, Daniel Klein You may be at high risk for a deadly disease without knowing it. And in this case, what you don't know can kill you. This important book can help save your life. For the first time, two doctors inform us about lifesaving medical tests that can diagnose deadly diseases--including various cancers, heart disease, aneurysm, and stroke--at their earl... more »iest stages when they're most likely to respond to treatment. Some of these tests are so new that your doctor may not know they exist!
This book will help you construct your Personal Risk Profile-based on your age, gender, ethnicity, family medical history, and environmental hazards. You'll then use this profile to determine exactly which medical tests to take-and you'll learn how taking these tests can rescue you from an avoidable, premature death.
Dedicated to improving the quality of care available to all patients, Drs. Johnson and Sandmire guide you through each of these tests, explaining the process, cost, reliability, and potential health risks in language that you can understand. They also offer strategies for persuading your doctor to order the tests and convincing your insurance company to foot the bill. And if your insurer won't pay, they'll let you know where to go to get the tests for a reasonable price.« less
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The subtitle of this book is: 21 tests your doctor won't order unless you ask. My background is in the medical field and any doctor presented with relevant facts would order most of these tests. But a good review of medical tests anyway.