Post Archives from the ‘When Sick’ Category



Advocacy When Sick, Part II: Quality Control

Posted on: December 8th, 2009 by
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In my first posting of this series, I discussed the loss of control patients face when they have a medical crisis. 
Well, patients take note: 
You do have control by advocating for yourself during your medical care. 
Doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel Continue reading the story "Advocacy When Sick, Part II: Quality Control"

Advocacy When Sick, Part I: Loss of Control

Posted on: November 16th, 2009 by
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This is the first in a multi-part series on how to be your own best advocate and friend in the event you find yourself in the unfortunate situation of facing a serious illness. Other Calling the Shot postings will deal with other issues, but the Advocacy When Sick series is specifically directed at those facing illness and the people Continue reading the story "Advocacy When Sick, Part I: Loss of Control"