The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook

The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook

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A paperback release of a best-selling home health reference provides comprehensive coverage of a broad range of medical conditions, illnesses and health situations, organizing entries in an extensively indexed, easy-to-find layout. Reprint.

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Now in paperback—the most comprehensive home health reference bestseller

Millions of people around the world have relied on The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook for quick access to authoritative, accessible health information. Written by more than 300 internationally respected medical experts, this comprehensive medical resource features extensive, up-to-date coverage of health care for newborns, the elderly, and everyone in between.

  • Contains reliable, up-to-date information on a broad range of medical conditions, illnesses, and situations, including accidents and injuries, aging, cancer, diabetes, digestive disorders, heart disease, mental health disorders, and many others
  • Covers men's, women's, pediatric (both newborns and older children), and geriatric health issues
  • Well organized and extensively indexed to make information easy to find
  • An extraordinary bargain at a penny a page

The Merck Manual Home Health Handbook is filled with essential medical information that’s both easy to find and easy to understand in order to help you communicate more effectively with your doctor, understand a diagnosis or treatment option, or simply know more about your health and the health of those you care about.

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A comprehensive health care resource provides information on the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of almost two hundred diseases and disorders as well as health issues affecting men, women, children, and the elderly.

Publisher: Whitehouse Station, NJ : Merck Research Laboratories, 2009.
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, [2011], c2009.
ISBN: 9781118115428
Characteristics: xlii, 2306 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.


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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FA 100 P 2009


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2423l Jun 15, 2016

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2423l Jun 15, 2016

Sexual Content: There is quite a bit of sexual content in the OB-GYN section and the genitourinary section as well as some explicit diagrams/illustrations in these sections that some may find inappropriate or disturbing. I would not recommend this book for anyone under 18 years of age.


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