The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health: Diagnosis and Treatments for More than 2000 Ailments, Using

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health: Diagnosis and Treatments for More than 2000 Ailments, Using

by Michael Apple, Michael Apple
     
 

Nothing's more important than your family's health--so play an active role in maintaining it. From the newest baby to the great-grandparents, everyone benefits when the latest medical information is right at hand, reassuringly explained in layman's language. Here's where to find it all, complete with more than 300 color photographs, diagrams, and illustrations:…  See more details below

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Nothing's more important than your family's health--so play an active role in maintaining it. From the newest baby to the great-grandparents, everyone benefits when the latest medical information is right at hand, reassuringly explained in layman's language. Here's where to find it all, complete with more than 300 color photographs, diagrams, and illustrations: prevention, first aid, ailments, conventional and complementary treatment, diagnostics, caring for the ill, and much more. It covers more than 2,000 disorders and diseases, ranging from coughs and colds to coronary disease and cancer; offers gender-specific advice, as well as guidance targeted to different age groups; and outlines common diagnostic procedures. In-depth features focus on the most pressing contemporary health issues, food hygiene and genetic analysis. Plus: a drug glossary, filled with details on how drugs are used in specific situations, and a glossary of complementary medicines with an authoritative review of the available therapies.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780600592549
Publisher:
Octopus Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.85(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.42(d)

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