Critical Decisions provides a wealth of history and information about medical decision making, and how doctors and patients each think about decisions. Read morePublished 6 months ago by G. L. Baumblatt
Peter Ubel is a doctor and a bioethicist - who better to dive deep into the changing character of the relationship between doctor and patient, and to give a look into the heart and... Read morePublished 17 months ago by MightyCasey
Interesting and fast read. Amusing and revealing anecdotes. Perhaps there isn't much of a solution. The end of the book leaves a feeling of wishy-washiness without any concrete... Read morePublished 18 months ago by smartpuppy
Interesting and enlightening book and easy to read for the lay person. Very helpful advise for people navigating our medical systemPublished 18 months ago by Connie Paine
and patients, of course.
A very thought-provoking, easy-to-read and important book, in my opinion.
I don't really have much more to say.
I think that the author covers great material, and makes a valiant effort to engage us through actual patients and candid personal thoughts and insight. Read morePublished on May 10, 2013 by David L. Ryon
A great read for anyone wanting to learn how to participate in medical decision-making with their physicians. It ain't easy, but here are some examples, and some lessons. Read morePublished on May 4, 2013 by Richard Barker
Making medical decisions is difficult. Almost always one must deal with benefits and side effects. Although decision making never will be easy, making better decisions is certainly... Read morePublished on March 31, 2013 by Nan