Best-selling author and professional nurse Michael Alexander offers practical and achievable advice on how you can get the best out of hospital visits and admission. In this short, fun and informative book, Michael Alexander, author of ‘Confessions of a Male Nurse’ explains how we, as patients, can have a hugely positive impact on our hospital treatment and care. Divided into three easy to read chapters, ‘Getting Out Alive’ looks at every stage of the health care cycle: before hospital, at hospital, and after discharge. Michael Alexander’s simple and easy guide to surviving hospital is essential reading for anyone in need of medical care, or likely to be in need of medical care in the future . . . Which is pretty much all of us.