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About the author:
Kathleen A. Handal, MD (DocHandal) is a long-standing believer in consumer education; she knows it does make a difference. Her thesis is that "we physicians need to come down to the consumer's level to bring them up towards ours". She has a website dedicated to sharing medical common sense (www.dochandal.com). Through the iTune store, her free podcasts are available at her Channel DocHandal Speaks-Listen-UP! She authors and publishes 'DocHandal's Guides', an ebook series available at Amazon, iBooks, Smashwords and Dieselibooks. She is well understood, as she uses simple yet accurate examples in non-medical terms.
Dr. Handal's first book, "The American Red Cross First Aid & Safety Handbook was written for the lay audience. She is a trained emergency physician with over 25 years of patient care experience. Presently she is a Senior Consultant ASSERT INC (Associated Systems for Search Education Research and Training) and an educator. Popularity and visibility with non-medical persons landed her hosting talk-radio health shows. She is a expert on Dr. Oz's website - www.sharecare.com. She has made TV appearances on CNN and the Today Show. DocHandal has won an International Cindy Competition (Bronze Medal, 1993) and Telly Award (Finalist 1993) for medical videos focused for workplace emergencies. She wrote, directed and produced "Trauma Run", (1996) a nationally distributed video (K2-6). This video (in Spanish and English) is designed to teach children how to respond and what to expect from emergency medical personnel when no adults are available.
She has lectured and received awards internationally, served on federal EMS grants in the USA and wants to share her experiences so you can have a healthier life.
Doc's ER Guide
What You Need To Know Before You Go!
Kathleen Handal MD
How to survive the ER! Few people get through life without at least one trip to the Emergency Room (ER), either as a patient or support person for a family member or friend. The 'Doc's ER Guide' is designed to help calm readers' fears by giving them the lowdown on how an ER operates. The book is written by Kathleen Handal, MD, an emergency physician with over 20 years experience. Handal is a nationally and internationally known emergency medicine physician who authored "The American Red Cross First Aid & Safety Handbook" and co-authored a series of medical textbooks.
DocHandal advises readers on how to navigate the ER. Included are ten simple steps to follow to get ready for an ER visit, as well as valuable insight into how an ER operates so readers can advocate for the best care possible. Complicated tests and terminology are explained in easy-to-understand terms.
Doctors and nurses are making decisions in a fast-paced, stressful environment. Mistakes can and do happen. So the more people know about what to expect the less likely one of those mistakes will happen to them. Reading the book is like having Doc Handal at your side when you need her the most. Read this book before you need to go to the emergency room!
- Publication Date:
- 0982713185 / 9780982713181
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.06" x 7.81"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Medical / Reference