Book group must-read!
Dear Dave, I was looking for links in this page to the translations of the book but they are missing. Now, it can be also downloaded from the above link for those who had not attended the conference.
I have some thoughts about making more widely known this phantastic little book about patient empowerment and engagement to cancer patients in Europe and I would like to know if besides the already available translations in other languages, i. Hungarian and Dutch, there are eventually in preparation translations in other European languages. Hi Kathi!
Thanks for this reminder to get moving on that. With Dr.
Write to the priority address on the contact page. Dutch Nov. French Nov. Print edition may be available later. Available for sale only in China.
Why does Danny Sands not have a Wikipedia page?? Introduction by Eric J.
Topol, M. He nailed it — and that was in ! When a visionary like that says this book is right on, I have reason to be thrilled.
Praise for Let Patients Help! Because I want a gazillion people to buy and read this.
And heck, get one for someone else. Volume discounts? I want one for everyone at my conference. In his book, he describes the evolution of the term, from focusing on electronic patient to include the terms engaged, empowered, equipped and educated.
You, as the greatest stakeholder in your health and the health of your family, should use all the tools available — many of which can be found on the web — and develop all the skills needed to drive and inform your health and the care you receive. By sharing his own experience as a cancer survivor, deBronkart points out that these skills can save your life when dealing with a critical injury or illness.
The book contains practical checklists and tools that I know I will reference often in the future or until I perfect my own e-patient skills.
But as I reflected on the reading, three points stuck with me and motivated me to embrace the philosophy e-patient Dave promotes:. Tagged under author , book , cancer , care team , communication , Dave DeBronkart , doctor , e-patient , No Sweat York , partnership , patient.