Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery

Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery

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Penguin Putnam
The most trusted medical resource, now updated, expanded and revised

For almost three decades, readers have turned to The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery for the most comprehensive and easy-to-use tool for diagnosing, understanding and seeking treatment for any illness—from the common cold to life-threatening cancer and heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs and surgeries, this authoritative, all-in-one handbook will help sort out the confusing and conflicting information found online and many other places.

This edition has been completely revised and updated throughout and features:

•More than 20 new illness and disorders topics, ranging from Chronic Pain Syndrome to Perimenopause to Silent Stroke and Smoking Addiction

•Appendix covering diets and other preventive measures

•An extensive Glossary of medical-related words and terminology with easy-to-understand explanations about medical tests and brief descriptions of certain rare diseases and disorders

From signs and symptoms to information on complications and outcomes, from diagnostic tests to advice on when to call the doctor, The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery is the most reliable and accessible resource available.

Random House, Inc.
The most trusted medical resource, now updated, expanded and revised

For almost three decades, readers have turned to The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery for the most comprehensive and easy-to-use tool for diagnosing, understanding and seeking treatment for any illness—from the common cold to life-threatening cancer and heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs and surgeries, this authoritative, all-in-one handbook will help sort out the confusing and conflicting information found online and many other places.

This edition has been completely revised and updated throughout and features:

•More than 20 new illness and disorders topics, ranging from Chronic Pain Syndrome to Perimenopause to Silent Stroke and Smoking Addiction

•Appendix covering diets and other preventive measures

•An extensive Glossary of medical-related words and terminology with easy-to-understand explanations about medical tests and brief descriptions of certain rare diseases and disorders

From signs and symptoms to information on complications and outcomes, from diagnostic tests to advice on when to call the doctor, The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery is the most reliable and accessible resource available.

Baker & Taylor
Matches common symptoms with possible causes and recommended actions, and provides information about common surgical procedures.

Publisher: New York, NY : Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012
Edition: Rev. 6th ed
Description: xxiii, 1160 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9780399161513
0399161511
Branch Call Number: 616 Gri

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This book is always available in the PlaneTree Health Information Center @ Cupertino Library. FA 100 G 2012

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