A Sea of Broken Hearts: Patient Rights in a Dangerous, Profit-Driven Health Care System (Paperback)

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Description


This is a must-read for summer runners, baby-boomers, and anyone who suspects that they or a loved one has been harmed by medical errors in our health care system. Hundreds of thousands of Americans die each year from medical errors, but most mistakes are kept secret from patients. After learning a few basic tools of cardiology, the reader shares a journey of heartbreaking mystery and discovery as a father pieces together the events that led to the death of his 19-year old son, despite extensive evaluation by a "team" of cardiologists. That personal struggle opens into a broad-ranging examination of our profit-driven health care system. The story concludes with an appeal for ten patient's rights to protect us all before we personally encounter the dangers of our health care system.

About the Author


The author is a medical scientist with 2 Master's degrees and a Doctor of Philosophy in pathology. He is a board-certified toxicologist working in the space industry to solve environmental health problems for future journeys of humans to the moon and to Mars.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781434321367
ISBN-10: 1434321363
Publisher: Authorhouse
Publication Date: July 12th, 2007
Pages: 176
Language: English