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Enc. of Memory and Memory Disorders (Facts on File Library of Health & Living)by Deborah S. Romaine
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This series is a collection of clear, comprehensive, and up-to-date resources for understanding and coping with the complexities of modern health and social concerns. Each volume contains an extensive A-to-Z reference section, detailed appendixes, substantial bibliographies, and comprehensive directories of additional resources.
Book News Annotation:
The 600 entries in this general-reader encyclopedia provide facts about medications, sex, food, weight, exercise, and injuries, and describe the diseases that can affect each body system. Entries are cross-referenced, and the work is indexed. Appendices provide information on resources, preventive health care recommendations, and nutrition. Rothfeld is a clinical assistant professor of family medicine at Tufts University; he was joined in the preparation of this reference by Romaine, a health and wellness writer.
Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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