American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia

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In this era of abundant health information from many different sources, you can trust the American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia to bring you accurate, authoritative information drawing on the expertise of doctors including a broad spectrum of specialists. The American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia covers thousands of topics, including diseases, diagnostic procedures, and treatments, offering clear, succinct descriptions and practical information to help you protect your ...
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Overview

In this era of abundant health information from many different sources, you can trust the American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia to bring you accurate, authoritative information drawing on the expertise of doctors including a broad spectrum of specialists. The American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia covers thousands of topics, including diseases, diagnostic procedures, and treatments, offering clear, succinct descriptions and practical information to help you protect your family’s health and communicate better with doctors. The American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia is an essential book for every home and includes:
·A-Z format that covers everything from Avian flu to Z-plasty
·Over 3,000 up-to-date entries, including the new USDA food pyramid and revised CPR procedures
·Causes, symptoms, and treatments for most medical conditions
·Easy to use charts to help readers find the possible causes of common symptoms
·Over 125 illustrations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375721809
  • Publisher: Diversified Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/12/2006
  • Series: American Medical Association Series
  • Edition description: 1ST Large Print
  • Pages: 848
  • Sales rank: 595,039
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 1.61 (d)

Meet the Author

The AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is the world's most respected and renowned authority in medicine. Founded in 1847, it is the largest and most prestigious professional association for doctors in the United States. The AMA is also the publisher of the acclaimed medical periodical JAMA, which features groundbreaking medical research studies.
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Table of Contents

How to use this book iii
Symptom charts vi
Alphabetical encyclopedia of medicine 1
Entries on diseases
Disorders
Conditions
Symptoms
Injuries
Tests
Procedures including surgery
Types of medications
Alternative medicine and other terms
Index 753
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