The Merck Manual of Medical Information / Edition 2

The Merck Manual of Medical Information / Edition 2

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by Mark H. Beers
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0743477332

ISBN-13: 9780743477338

Pub. Date: 05/04/2004

Publisher: Gallery Books

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780743477338
Publisher:
Gallery Books
Publication date:
05/04/2004
Edition description:
Revised, Home Edition
Pages:
1952
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.75(d)

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The Merck Manual of Medical Information : Home Edition 3.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
rhubarbNC More than 1 year ago
I am blind in one eye----I had paperback version very hard to read This hardback is wonderful recommended for any one who wants to know about health problems Be in the know Everything is written in laymans language Easy to understand even though it is medically oriented
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-callmeanyytime More than 1 year ago
As a retired nurse I found this book an easy way to update my own medical knowledge. The format was comprehensive & well laid out making research fast & easy. The simple language was helpful in dealing with many questions from family & friends. In fact I have given a copy to all my grown children so that they do not have to go online, print etc. However, this Manual should not replace professional advice & treatment but an be used to know when to call your doctor or to prepare for an informed conversation on your next medical appointment.
SFAndrea More than 1 year ago
and she is delighted. She does not get on the internet, so this is a great reference for her.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
Based on the medical classic 'Merck Manual' this version is written for specifically for the layperson. I like to think of it as a mini-medical library with a wealth of knowledge at your fingertips. A great resource for all, I give it 5 stars easy!
Guest More than 1 year ago
We've enjoyed this book in the $13.00, larger Paperback Version. I didn't realize this was a much smaller book size, with the lettering smaller and not as nice to read and keep open to pages. It's the small popular paperback book size. There are no dimensions given to show the difference between the 2 books that look exactly the same in the listings.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Merck Manual has been one of the most useful reference books in our family. With children and aging parents, and various health concerns of our own, my spouse and I both find that this book gives detailed information but in a manner that we can understand. A definate must for anyone interested in understanding their family and their own health issues.