The Batz Guide for Bedside Advocacy: Teaming up for the Patient

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The Batz Guide for Bedside Advocacy: Teaming up for the Patient

Description

The Batz Guide for Bedside Advocacy is a tool that patients can use to organize their health care information, including telephone numbers, information about medications, and test results to bring to appointments. The guide is intended to make procedures or hospital stays as safe as possible by encouraging patients to ask questions during appointments and keep notes regarding their health concerns and treatment plans.

The guide is divided into the following sections:

  • Before Surgery
  • During Your Stay
  • Going Home

Developer:

Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation

Funding Sources:

Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation

History

Release Date: 2010
Original Summary: June 2013
Last Updated: 08/14/13

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