Read itDec/Jan 2010 Issue

Living Without Books: Survive Your Health Care


The Life You Save

The Life You Save (DaCapo) may be one of the most important books you'll read this year. Author Patrick Malone, a leading medical malpractice attorney, provides vital advice about critical healthcare issues: What's the key question you should ask your doctor? What simple, inexpensive pre-surgical procedure is overlooked about half the time, resulting in about a million surgical-site infections? When should you get a second opinion? How can you improve your surgical outcome? How do you find Dr. Right? True stories. Facts and figures. Easy reading on a fascinating topic that touches us all. Arm yourself with expert information. The life you save could be a loved one—or your own.