Patient Advocacy Matters: The Ultimate How-To Guide to Protect Your Health, Your Rights, Your Life and Your Loved Ones in Today's Era of Modern (Patient Advocacy Series Volume #1) (Paperback)
Who do you trust to make what could be life-altering decisions on your behalf? Who do you trust to handle your finances, if you're no longer able? Do you have any idea where to start in order to protect yourself?
In today's era of modern healthcare, there is a very real possibility that, at some point, you will be admitted to a hospital, whether it is a life-threatening crisis or you simply need routine tests performed.
Patient Advocacy Matters, the Ultimate "How-To" Guide is a resource, a vital tool to equip, empower and educate consumers who wish to protect their life, their health, their rights and/or that of their loved ones as it pertains to healthcare and finances.
Use this resource to guide you along the path to:
- Know your medical rights for different situations
- The reason you need a medical power of attorney and a financial proxy
- When it's time to ask for help
- The difference between a private patient advocate vs other "patient" advocates and why it's important to know the difference
- How nurse advocates can be there at a critical stage to advocate on your behalf
No one intends to be unprepared in these situations, we simply never imagine them happening before we have time to put our affairs in order. Patient Advocacy Matters delivers all you need to help you plan for the unforeseen should you become incapacitated.
As you read through Patient Advocacy Matters, you will quickly understand why this guide must be your primary resource for the answers you need to ensure your preparedness for whatever lies ahead. No stone is left unturned in this guide and you will be glad to have this vital tool to help you organize your affairs in the event that you suffer a medical catastrophe and are unable to advocate for yourself.