One of the most widely used sources of medical information in the world, The Merck Manual had previously been written for doctors and healthcare professionals -- not the general public. Now The Merck Manual -- Home Edition contains virtually all of the information in the physician's version, but in easy-to-understand, everyday language, with a reader-friendly format.
Written by 200 internationally respected medical experts, this bestselling reference presents in-depth information for almost all medical problems, including:
- Heart disease
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- Nutrition problems
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- Men's, women's, and children's health issues
- Mental health disorders
- Accidents and injuries
- Care for the dying
and much more, as well as a detailed discussion of prescription and over-the-counter medications, an appendix of resources for help and information, and a detailed index.
Generously illustrated, comprehensive, and current, 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.