About The Determined Patient
As an informed, self-motivated, and determined patient, you can find the best treatments and access the same up-to-date information your doctor uses to make recommendations. The Determined Patient: How to Be a Powerful Self-Advocate and Take Charge of Your Health, by Robert Danziger, MD, and Mary E. Gellens, MD, with Nancy Peske, published by Kamoh Publishing, can help you become a self-directed and knowledgeable patient who lets no obstacle stand in the way of getting well again. You do not have to accept a dire prognosis and tell yourself that all you can do is follow the doctor’s orders, nothing more. You can do high-quality research, ask excellent questions and get the answers you need, and better understand your condition and possible treatments. Take charge of your health care: Become a determined patient.
It can feel daunting to wade through the options and solutions to a medical challenge, especially when dealing with a new and frightening diagnosis. The Determined Patient book offers strategies for effective researching and partnering with medical providers, allowing you to take charge of your health.