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The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Handbook / Manual

By: Robert S Porter(Editor)

3754 pages, colour & b/w illustrations


Hardback | Sep 2011 | Edition: 19 | #204742 | ISBN-13: 9780911910193
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The Merck Manual is one of the world's most trusted medical references and the 19th Edition (2011) is more comprehensive than ever before! First published in 1899, The Manual is one of the most compact, concise and complete medical reference books for doctors, medical students and health care professionals. It contains nearly 4,000 pages written by more than 300 independent contributors – all experts in their fields. It addresses the mechanism and cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of over 2000 diseases and disorders. It's a must-have for any medical library, and an excellent solution for your medical information needs. The Merck Manual 19th Edition makes it easy to find the right information quickly.


Guide for Readers viii
Abbreviations ix
Editors and Editorial Board xi
Consultants xiii
Contributors xv

NUT 1 Nutritional Disorders 1
GI 2 Gastrointestinal Disorders 67
HEP 3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders 203
MUS 4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 281
ENT 5 Ear, Nose, Throat, and Dental Disorders 411
EYE 6 Eye Disorders 535
SKN 7 Dermatologic Disorders 629
END 8 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 755
HEM 9 Hematology and Oncology 915
IMM 10 Immunology; Allergic Disorders 1077
INF 11 Infectious Diseases 1143
PSY 12 Psychiatric Disorders 1483
NEU 13 Neurologic Disorders 1583
PUL 14 Pulmonary Disorders 1823
CVS 15 Cardiovascular Disorders 2015
CRC 16 Critical Care Medicine 2243
GU 17 Genitourinary Disorders 2303
GYN 18 Gynecology and Obstetrics 2479
PED 19 Pediatrics 2691
GER 20 Geriatrics 3069
RX 21 Clinical Pharmacology 3165
INJ 22 Injuries; Poisoning 3187
SPS 23 Special Subjects 3371

APP Appendixes 3489

Ready Reference Guides 3489
Normal Laboratory Values 3491
Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs 3505
IND Index 3521

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