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Surviving the Medical Meltdown (Paperback)

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by Lee Hieb, M.D.

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Product Description

Government health care has never in the history of the world, anywhere, delivered the same quality of medical care as has the free market. As we have lost the battle for competitive health care, today we are traveling along the path to a centrally controlled Soviet-style system that means doctor shortages, limited availability of procedures, scarcity of specialized drugs, long wait times and an overall increased cost for a decreased quality of our health care. Over half of the surgeons who cover emergency rooms are over 50 years old. Many are retiring early; many are dramatically reducing their patient load. And the new regulations required by Obamacare are only making this much worse. You need to be medically prepared.

"Surviving the Medical Meltdown" is a guide to preparing you and your household to prevent and deal with a multitude of medical issues. It explains how we got in this situation, tells how to plan ahead when doctors and insurance aren't there to help, offers the latest medical breakthroughs so you can best maintain good health, and provides a home care handbook full of health tips for everything from rashes and fevers to fractures and chest pain. It will help you prepare for a future where immediate access to the modern medical care of today is simply not available.

About the Author

Dr. Lee Hieb served as a general orthopedic surgeon at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina; was the first and only female Louis A. Goldstein fellow of Spinal Surgery at the University of Rochester; is a past president of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons; and is an outspoken advocate for free-market medicine. Dr. Hieb has been a contributor to and writes a weekly column for She enjoys her two sons and a healthy rural lifestyle in Logan, Iowa.

Product Details

  • Paperback: 288 pages
  • Dimension: 6 x 9
  • Publisher: WND Books (January 6, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1938067029
  • ISBN-13: 978-1938067020