Med School 101 for Patients

A Patient’s Guide to Creating an Exceptional Doctor Visit

by Kilbourn Gordon III MD



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 6/30/2017

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781480846319
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781480846302
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 140
ISBN : 9781480846326

About the Book

This step-by-step guide will share strategies on preparing for doctor visits and communicating with doctors to get the most out of limited time. Taking the approach of working with your physicians as patient partners, the book suggests you first see your doctors as human beings. Learn their backgrounds, their biases, and their limitations.

After years of interactions with patients, Kilbourn Gordon III, M.D., provides the innermost details of building a winning relationship with your doctor, which results in your best health. The author helps you understand the medical decision making processes and provides concrete steps to clarify diagnostic and therapeutic thinking.

Elevate your visit to the highest possible level for the well-being of both you and your doctor. Achieve better medical outcomes in spite of shorter office visits, and boost your chances of living a longer, healthier life with the lessons in Med School 101 for Patients.

About the Author

Kilbourn Gordon III, M.D., completed residencies in emergency medicine and ophthalmology. He helped to establish the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at the California College of Medicine, Irvine, California, where he was assistant professor of emergency medicine. For several years, he was the director of the Examination of the Patient Course, the medical students’ first exposure to patients. He lives with his wife, Caroline Britton Gordon, in Darien, Connecticut, and is clinically active in urgent care medicine.