The Merck Manual of Medical Information

The Merck Manual of Medical Information

[Home Edition]

Book - 2003
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For more than 100 years doctors have been coming to us for advice. Now you can, too.
The Merck Manual has traditionally provided exclusive, up-to-the-minute information to doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals. Now, with this 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.
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:

* AIDS * cancer * eating, digestive, and nutrition disorders * heart disease * mental illness * pediatric care -- including a new chapter on early-childhood development * sexual dysfunction * terminal illness * viruses and infections

...and much more. Featuring original illustrations and diagrams, an A-Z listing of brand-name and generic drugs, and an appendix of medical resources, 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.
Publisher: Whitehouse Station, NJ : Merck Research Laboratories, c2003
Edition: 2nd home ed
ISBN: 9780743477338
0743477332
9780911910353
0911910352
Branch Call Number: REF 616.02 MER
Characteristics: 1907 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Beers, Mark H.
Alternative Title: Manual of medical information

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