BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS

The Dangers and Deceit of MD Lites
Eric Starkman - June 2, 2021

"Though my own experiences with physician assistants had already enlightened me to avoid them, “Patients at Risk” made me angry as it drove home just how deceitful and corrupt U.S. healthcare has become."

"Nurse practitioners and physician assistants aren’t real doctors. They can’t, don’t, and never will provide comparable medical care. They’re MD Lites – Less training. Less knowledge. Less skills."

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California Society of Anesthesiologists

Dec 10, 2020
 

"...a critical analysis of the available literature (scant as it is), debunking the myth that non-physician providers save money and improve access to care. They review the studies that are frequently quoted by nursing leadership to support these claims, and find the studies to have been misquoted and misinterpreted."

"This is a deep dive into a troubling trend in US healthcare and a must-read for anyone with an interest in healthcare policy and patient advocacy."

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ASA Monitor

Karen S. Sibert MD FASA

April 2021

“Until I read the book “Patients at Risk” by Niran Al-Agba, MD, and Rebekah Bernard, MD, I had no idea how little breadth or depth there might be to a nurse practitioner's education. “

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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ERIC STARKMAN
STARKMAN APPROVED

'Patients at Risk' made me angry as it drove home just how deceitful and corrupt U.S. healthcare has become.

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KAREN SIBERT MD
ASA MONITOR

Until I read the book 'Patients at Risk'...I had no idea how little breadth or depth there might be to a nurse practitioner's education.

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RITA AGARWAL MD
CALIFORNIA SOCIETY OF ANESTHESIOLOGISTS

This is a deep dive into a troubling trend in US healthcare and a must-read for anyone with an interest in healthcare policy and patient advocacy.