THE PATIENT'S CHECKLIST
10 Simple Hospital Checklists to Keep You Safe, Sane, and Organized
With the COVID-19 crisis ongoing, more and more readers need advice on how to manage doctors, medication, and overall healthcare for their loved ones and themselves. The Patient's Checklist, is an easy, indispensable guide to taking charge of your medical care during a hospital visit.
First published by Sterling in 2011, this title has been completely revised and updated.
In today's hospital system, you can face a series of perplexing obstacles to satisfactory care, from overworked healthcare providers to understaffed facilities--which are heightened in times of crisis. You need to know how to take charge of your own healthcare; Elizabeth Bailey shows you how to do just that with a series of essential, easy-to-use checklists to better manage, monitor, and participate in your own healthcare, including: Before You Go, What to Bring, Master Medication List, Discharge Plan, and more.
It is more important than ever to have a protocol, including a detailed plan for hygiene and communications while hospitalized. You can trust the medical staff, but you also need to trust yourself or a loved one to be your own best advocate. Newly revised and completely up-to-date, The Patient's Checklist shows you how.
A former producer, director, and vice president of video production for several major record labels, Elizabeth Bailey holds a Master's in Health Advocacy from Sarah Lawrence College and works as a patient representative. She lives in New York with her husband and son.