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The Merck Manual of Health & Aging

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From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide for older adults that shares what measures to take to optimize the aging process, prevent disease, and improve your overall health. Inside youll discover clear, authoritative information on

• preventive medical care and good nutrition

• common medical disorders in older adults

• strategies for coping with disease

• steps for finding the best in medical care

• how to communicate with health care practitioners

• the role of alternative and complementary medicine

• the benefits and risks of medical tests

• the challenges of caregiving and rehabilitation

• safe, easy-to-follow cardio exercises

Also featuring candid essays by seniors who share their insights and personal experiences on growing older, The Merck Manual of Health & Aging is an essential home reference for making your later years truly golden.

Merck & Co., Inc., is a pharmaceutical company and trusted contributor to world health. Merck produces numerous clinically relevant, scientifically accurate, and affordable medical reference books.

The Merck Manual of Health & Aging was edited by an outstanding staff of experienced editors. The team was led and all content reviewed by a renowned group of geriatricians.

From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide to the health care system for older adults, and the disorders they are most likely to experience. Inside youll discover

Synopsis:

From one of the world's most trusted names in medical references comes this comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging--for older adults and those who care for and about them.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345482754
Manufactured:
Ballantine Books
Publisher:
Bantam
Manufactured:
Ballantine Books
Editor:
Jones, Thomas V.
Editor:
Berkwits, Michael
Editor:
Beers, Mark H.
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Author:
Merck & Co Inc
Author:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Merck
Author:
Merck & Co., Inc.
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Author:
Merck & Co Inc
Author:
Various
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health and hygiene
Subject:
Healthy Living
Subject:
Longevity
Subject:
Aging - General
Subject:
Older people - Health and hygiene
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Publication Date:
20051231
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
1104
Dimensions:
21 x 13.2 x 8.6 in 63 lb

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