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Publisher Comments:

All the health care information you need in one package! Merck returns! The new 18th Edition of The Merck Manual is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help deliver the best patient care. The world's most widely used and oldest continually published medical reference now features expanded clinical focus on each disorder, as well as more specific guidance on patient examinations. This handy, compact textbook was written by more than 300 expert clinicians for everyday use. Designed for maximum clinical usefulness, the new Merck Manual makes it easy to find the right information, right when you need it.
NEW FEATURES:
All-new clinical approach chapters
All-new disease summaries
339 chapters, 34 completely new including:
Nutritional Support
Neck and Back Pain
Autonomic Nervous System
Male Reproductive Endocrinology
Fractures, Dislocations and Sprains
Principles of Radiologic Imaging
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Dietary Supplements
Medicolegal Issues
Care of the Surgical Patient Approach to the Critically Ill Patient
69 new illustrations
New cross-referencing to specific pages
All-new two-colour printing
New content on vital hot topics such as:
Critical care medicine
Metabolic syndrome
Acute lung injury
Biological warfare and terrorism
SARS
Smallpox
and much more!

Book News Annotation:

This text began its life in 1899 as Merck's Manual of the Materia Medica and is now one of the world's most widely used medical textbooks. For the new edition, the editors (all of Merck & Co., Inc, the American pharmaceutical company) have revised the organization such that information has been separated more clearly into sections describing pathology, physiology, etiology, symptoms and signs, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention. A summary of key points introduces every major discussion. Material is organized by disorder, and the manual includes chapters on clinical pharmacology, injuries, and poisoning.
Annotation 2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Book News Annotation:

This text began its life in 1899 as Merck's Manual of the Materia Medica and is now one of the world's most widely used medical textbooks. For the new edition, the editors (all of Merck & Co., Inc, the American pharmaceutical company) have revised the organization such that information has been separated more clearly into sections describing pathology, physiology, etiology, symptoms and signs, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and prevention. A summary of key points introduces every major discussion. Material is organized by disorder, and the manual includes chapters on clinical pharmacology, injuries, and poisoning. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This thoroughly revised and updated 18th edition is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help medical professionals deliver the best care to their patients.

Synopsis:

The world's most widely used medical reference now features expanded clinical focus on each category of disorder, as well as more specific guidance on patient examinations. The thoroughly revised and updated 18th Edition is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help medical professionals deliver the best care to their patients.

This handy, compact guide was written by a team of clinicians for everyday use. Designed for maximum clinical utility, the new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy makes it easy to find the right information, right when it is needed. It is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Featuring:

  • All new "approach" chapters
  • All-new abstract summaries
  • 341 total chapters
  • 34 completely new chapters
  • 69 new illustrations
  • New cross-referencing
  • Two-color presentation
  • Brand new content on: critical care medicine, metabolic syndrome, acute lung injury, biological warfare and terrorism, SARS, smallpox, and more

Product Details

ISBN:
9780911910186
Author:
Merck
Publisher:
Merck
Editor:
Porter, Robert S.
Editor:
Jones, Thomas V.
Editor:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Beer, Mark H.
Author:
Jones, Thomas V.
Author:
Berkow, Robert
Author:
Robert S. Porter, MD
Author:
Beers, Mark H.
Author:
Porter, Robert S.
Subject:
Diagnosis
Subject:
Medicine
Subject:
General & Introductory Medical Science
Subject:
General & Introdu
Subject:
ctory Medical Science
Copyright:
Edition Number:
18
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Merck Manual of Diagnosis & Therapy
Publication Date:
20060407
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
2991
Dimensions:
8.22x5.60x2.22 in. 3.07 lbs.

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Product details 2991 pages Merck Publishing Group - English 9780911910186 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This thoroughly revised and updated 18th edition is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help medical professionals deliver the best care to their patients.
"Synopsis" by , The world's most widely used medical reference now features expanded clinical focus on each category of disorder, as well as more specific guidance on patient examinations. The thoroughly revised and updated 18th Edition is packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders to help medical professionals deliver the best care to their patients.

This handy, compact guide was written by a team of clinicians for everyday use. Designed for maximum clinical utility, the new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy makes it easy to find the right information, right when it is needed. It is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Featuring:

  • All new "approach" chapters
  • All-new abstract summaries
  • 341 total chapters
  • 34 completely new chapters
  • 69 new illustrations
  • New cross-referencing
  • Two-color presentation
  • Brand new content on: critical care medicine, metabolic syndrome, acute lung injury, biological warfare and terrorism, SARS, smallpox, and more

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