Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery, 5th Edition

Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery, 5th Edition

by H. Winter Griffith, Mark Pederson
     
 

For more than two decades, readers have turned to the Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery as an accessible, comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for diagnosing, understanding and treating illness- from the common cold to cancer or heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs, and surgeries- like gastric bypass andSee more details below

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For more than two decades, readers have turned to the Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery as an accessible, comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for diagnosing, understanding and treating illness- from the common cold to cancer or heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs, and surgeries- like gastric bypass and rotator cuff repair-this authoritative guide features:
- Illustrated surgeries and medical procedures
- Advice on general medical topics from diets and self-examinations to immunizations and the safe use of medicine
- Explanations of causes and risk factors
- Information on complications and outcomes
- Diagnostic tests
- When to call your doctor
Now with a CD-ROM that includes:
- More than 100 topics on women's illness and surgery
- Overviews of more than 50 general health and medical issues from Antibiotic resistance to dietary supplements to living wills to choosing a weight loss program
- Rehabilitation after surgery or injury
- Detailed anatomy illustrations
- Resources: Websites and support organization

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399533211
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Series:
Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness, and Surgery Series
Edition description:
Fifth Edition
Pages:
1184
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.99(h) x 2.07(d)
Age Range:
18 - 17 Years

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