The Merck manual home health handbook / Robert S. Porter, editor-in-chief ; Justin L. Kaplan, senior assistant editor ; Barbara P. Homeier, assistant editor ; editorial board, Richard K. Albert ... [et al.].
|aThe Merck manual home health handbook /|cRobert S. Porter, editor-in-chief ; Justin L. Kaplan, senior assistant editor ; Barbara P. Homeier, assistant editor ; editorial board, Richard K. Albert ... [et al.].
|aHome health handbook
|aHoboken, NJ :|bJohn Wiley & Sons Inc.,|c, c2009.
|axlii, 2306 p. :|bill. ;|c23 cm.
|aA guide for readers -- Understanding medical terms -- Fundamentals -- Drugs -- Digestive disorders -- Liver and gallbladder disorders -- Kidney and urinary tract disorders -- Heart and blood vessel disorders -- Lung and airway disorders -- Bone, joint, and muscle disorders -- Brain, spinal cord, and nerve disorders -- Mental health disorders -- Disorders of nutrition and metabolism -- Hormonal disorders -- Blood disorders -- Cancer -- Immune disorders -- Infections -- Skin disorders -- Mouth and dental disorders -- Ear, nose, and throat disorders -- Eye disorders -- Men's health issues -- Women's health issues -- Children's health issues -- Older people's health issues -- Injuries and poisoning -- Special subjects -- Appendixes. Weights and measures ; Common medical tests ; Drug names : generic and trade ; Resources for help and information.
|aThis Home edition of the Merck Manual contains virtually all the information in the physician's version, but in easy-to-understand, everyday language, with a reader- friendly format. Features new chapters on gene therapy, heart disease, cancer nutrition problems, hormonal problems, and men's, women's and children's health issues.