A trusted medical reference for more than 110 years, The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy is one of the world's most widely used medical references for doctors, medical students, and health care professionals.
With nearly 4,000 pages written by hundreds of independent experts in their fields, The Merck Manual addresses the mechanism and cause, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of over 2,000 diseases and disorders. This classic medical reference includes expanded discussions and additional sections, making it a helpful point-of-care tool.
Some of the additions include:
- A new full-color diagram showing skin, eye, and oral disorders
- Expanded discussions of over 85 symptoms, including chest pain, cough, and edema
- New sections on topics in geriatric medicine
- More on financial issues in health care
- An appendix listing Normal Laboratory Values
- Bulleted diagnosis and treatment summaries
Additionally, new sections have been added to cover important issues in geriatric medicine, including timely topics such as:
- Ways to approach the Geriatric Patient
- Prevention of Disease and Disability in the Elderly
- Quality of Life and Therapeutic Objectives
- Provision of Care
- Gait Disorders
- Fall Injuries in the Elderly
- Social Issues in the Elderly
- The Older Driver
- Funding Health Care for the Elderly
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