Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care

Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care

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by James F. Fries, Donald M. Vickery
     
 

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The world’s bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information.

Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible

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The world’s bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information.

Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, while diagrams show how to recognize problems and treat them, and decision charts advise when it’s time to see a doctor. This comprehensive guide also covers emergencies, the 20 things everyone should keep in a home pharmacy, and how to work best with a doctor.

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Women’s Health, 4/09
“To make playing nurse a cinch, check out the newly updated version of Take Care of Yourself…Whether you sprained your ankle or found a tick bite, you’ll find the right treatment, plus advice on when to call your doctor or get to the ER.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738213484
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
05/04/2009
Edition description:
Ninth Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
489,949
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Meet the Author


Donald M. Vickery, MD, helped develop the first medical decision charts for non-doctors. Head of the nonprofit Self-Care Institute, he lives in Evergreen, Colorado.

James F. Fries, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He lives in Woodside, California.

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Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Herminder More than 1 year ago
An easy to use resource for what ails you. The Harvard School of Medicine Family Health Guide is much more comprehensive, but do you need to have a full background on your health matter or just a straight forward answer? I have both books but use Take Care. of Yourself most often.