Men's Health for Dummies (Inlander
& The People's Medical Society, 1999) offers a similar understanding in a box with the words "How your body builds an erection": You know how an erection feels, but do you know the mechanics of an erection?
"The primary care physician has essentially become obsolete," said Inlander
, whose group is the largest consumer health advocacy organization in the United States.
noted that although prescription drugs represent about 90% of the treatment patients receive when they visit doctors, physicians typically spend no time talking about it.
and Weiner write that knowing where malpractice occurs most often can help patients be alert.
is president of the Peoples' Medical Society in Allentown, PA.
Now, perhaps medical and allied health professionals will be ready to pay attention to a newly emerging brand of consumerism (Inlander
, president of the People's Medical Society, says that impairment is the number one reason doctors are dangerous.
and Ed Weiner, Rodale Press Inc., Emmaus, Pa.
Hysterectomies, dilation and curettage and caesarean section are the most over-performed procedures," according to Charles Inlander
's book, Medicine on Trial.
"It sounds like a lot, but it really isn't if you suffer a major catastrophic illness," observes Charles Inlander
, president of the Allentown, Penn.-based People's Medical Society.
"Wyden originally wanted it to be open," says Charles Inlander
, president of the Allentown, Pennsylvania-based People's Medical Society.
Says its president, Charles Inlander
, "It's a terrific idea.