Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House Nika C Beamon



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Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House  by  Nika C Beamon

Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House by Nika C Beamon
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Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House is the tale of a Nika Beamons quest to find the correct medical diagnosis after years of getting false assessments. This frank and engaging story takes the reader on journey through her various hospital trips, and procedures, as well as her feeling and emotions that are as real as they are raw.Also, Misdiagnosed serves a cautionary guide to anyone who falls ill or has a loved one suffering with an ailment in the US. A recent John Hopkins study found that hospital errors lead to as many as 40,500 patients dying annually. The Mayo Clinic found 26 percent of cases are misdiagnosed- this number rises to a staggering 44 percent when it comes to some types of cancer according to the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

And, a study published in April showed 1 in every 20 people or 12 million per year are misdiagnosed at outpatient clinics in the U.S.Advanced praise for Misdiagnosed:MISDIAGNOSED is an eye-opening, fascinating account of a brave journey through the labyrinth of American medicine. Beamon draws the reader in skillfully, and gives us a close up view of the power of human persistence.Marya HornbacherHornbacher is a Pulitzer Prize and Pushcart Prize nominated author.

Her bestselling books include: Wasted: A Memoir of Anorexia and Bulimia.__________________________________________________________________How long can my body endure all the invasions by doctors? Nika Beamon’s cry is heard throughout Misdiagnosed: The Search for Dr. House. That doc does not exist, of course, but the author’s journey across hazardous terrain in the medical jungle did. Her misery being mangled by modern medicine provides lessons on arming ourselves for the battles many of us face.Richard M.

Cohen is the New York Times Best Selling author of Blindsided and Strong at the Broken Places.______________________________________________________________________This is a book is a “must read” for all doctors and healthcare professionals...

Enigmatic to most physicians, devastating to patients, the stuff of science fiction, and limitless in presentation- autoimmune diseases are the frontier of medicine in the 21st century. They demand an understanding of complex science and while practicing the art of medicine with compassion…Read Nika’s story to understand why patients long for a diagnosis.Robert G. Lahita MD, PhD, FACP, MACR, FRCPChairman of Medicine and VP, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, UMDNJ______________________________________________________________________“Misdiagnosed” is a gripping medical detective story.

It could be a fictional episode of “House” from the patient’s perspective, but this story is real…”Andrew Holtz, Author, The Medical Science of House, M.D.______________________________________________________________________Nikas book is a well written, eye opening, call to action. An inspiring, yet alarming story that lets us know that even in our darkest and most alone moments, that we are not alone.Wes MooreBestselling author, “The Other Wes Moore.”______________________________________________________________________…Everyone with an invisible illness, whether named or not, will relate to Nika Beamons hidden dramas in her life, dealing with the daily frustrations of a mysteriously uncooperative body -- and then, often worse, with an ill-equipped, punishing medical system…Paula KamenAuthor of All in My Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable, and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache______________________________________________________________________

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