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andlt;Bandgt;For more than 100 years doctors have been coming to us for advice. Now you can, too.andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt; The andlt;Iandgt;Merck Manualandlt;/Iandgt; has traditionally provided exclusive, up-to-the-minute information to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Now, with the special Home Edition, the general public can access virtually the same critical data contained in the physician's version — but in everyday language and a reader-friendly format. andlt;BRandgt; With contributions from nearly 200 internationally respected medical experts, this fully revised edition offers vital, easy-to-understand information about almost every known medical issue, including: andlt;BRandgt; and#149; AIDSandlt;BRandgt; and#149; cancerandlt;BRandgt; and#149; eating, digestive, and nutrition disordersandlt;BRandgt; and#149; heart diseaseandlt;BRandgt; and#149; mental illnessandlt;BRandgt; and#149; pediatric care — including a new chapter on early-childhood developmentandlt;BRandgt; and#149; sexual dysfunctionandlt;BRandgt; and#149; terminal illnessandlt;BRandgt; and#149; viruses and infections andlt;BRandgt; ...and much more. Featuring original illustrations and diagrams, an A-Z listing of brand-name and generic drugs, and an appendix of medical resources, andlt;Iandgt;The Merck Manual — Home Editionandlt;/Iandgt; is published as a not-for-profit service by Merck, a world leader in breakthrough medical discoveries with a long commitment to making the world a healthier place.

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First published in 1899, "The Merck Manual" has become the most widely used medical textbook in the world. This Home Edition, written in laymen's terms, is chock full of current, accurate, and clearly organized medical information, including symptoms, diagnoses and treatment options.

Synopsis:

This completely revised and updated Home Edition is chock full of current, accurate, and clearly organized medical information, including symptoms, diagnoses and treatment options. Features information on generic drugs, AIDS, pediatric care, and much more.

Synopsis:

For 100 years doctors have been coming to us for advice. Now you can, too.

One of the most widely used sources of medical information in the world, "The Merck Manual" had previously been written for doctors and healthcare professionals — not the general public. Now "The Merck Manual — Home Edition" contains virtually all of the information in the physician's version, but in easy-to-understand, everyday language, with a reader-friendly format.

Written by 200 internationally respected medical experts, this bestselling reference presents in-depth information for almost all medical problems, including:

Heart disease Digestive disorders Cancer Nutrition problems AIDS Hormonal problems Infections Men's, women's, and children's health issues Mental health disorders Accidents and injuries Care for the dying

and much more, as well as a detailed discussion of prescription and over-the-counter medications, an appendix of resources for help and information, and a detailed index.

Generously illustrated, comprehensive, and current, "The Merck Manual — Home Edition" is published as a not-for-profit service by Merck — a world leader in breakthrough medical discoveries with a long commitment to making the world a healthier place.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780743477345
Editor:
Berkow, Robert
Publisher:
Pocket Books
Editor:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Beers, Mark H.
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Diets - General
Subject:
Health - General
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Merck Manual of Medical Information, Home Ed.
Publication Date:
January 2003
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 pg b/w insert
Pages:
1824
Dimensions:
7 x 4.19 in 27.3 oz

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Product details 1824 pages Pocket Books - English 9780743477345 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , First published in 1899, "The Merck Manual" has become the most widely used medical textbook in the world. This Home Edition, written in laymen's terms, is chock full of current, accurate, and clearly organized medical information, including symptoms, diagnoses and treatment options.
"Synopsis" by , This completely revised and updated Home Edition is chock full of current, accurate, and clearly organized medical information, including symptoms, diagnoses and treatment options. Features information on generic drugs, AIDS, pediatric care, and much more.
"Synopsis" by , For 100 years doctors have been coming to us for advice. Now you can, too.

One of the most widely used sources of medical information in the world, "The Merck Manual" had previously been written for doctors and healthcare professionals — not the general public. Now "The Merck Manual — Home Edition" contains virtually all of the information in the physician's version, but in easy-to-understand, everyday language, with a reader-friendly format.

Written by 200 internationally respected medical experts, this bestselling reference presents in-depth information for almost all medical problems, including:

Heart disease Digestive disorders Cancer Nutrition problems AIDS Hormonal problems Infections Men's, women's, and children's health issues Mental health disorders Accidents and injuries Care for the dying

and much more, as well as a detailed discussion of prescription and over-the-counter medications, an appendix of resources for help and information, and a detailed index.

Generously illustrated, comprehensive, and current, "The Merck Manual — Home Edition" is published as a not-for-profit service by Merck — a world leader in breakthrough medical discoveries with a long commitment to making the world a healthier place.

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