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Mayo clinic family health book

Author: Scott C Litin; Mayo Clinic.
Publisher: Des Moines, IA : Time Inc., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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From the Publisher: Since its initial publication in 1990, Mayo Clinic Family Health Book has become a classic home medical reference, selling more than 1 million copies. Now in its fourth edition, this completely revised and updated, generously illustrated volume offers the latest in medical knowledge with a strong emphasis on self-care. From prevention to treatment, from infancy to old age, this comprehensive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Scott C Litin; Mayo Clinic.
ISBN: 9781603200776 1603200770
OCLC Number: 319501160
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1423 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface. --
Part 1. Injuries And Symptoms --
ch. 1. First aid and emergency care --
ch. 2. Making sense of your symptoms --
Part 2. Pregnancy And Healthy Children --
ch. 3. Pregnancy and childbirth --
ch. 4. Infant and toddler years --
ch. 5. Preschool years --
ch. 6. Preteen and teenage years --
Part 3. Healthy Adults --
ch. 7. Getting immunized --
ch. 8. Nutrition and healthy eating --
ch. 9. Weight loss --
ch. 10. Fitness --
ch. 11. Managing stress --
ch. 12. Addressing risky behaviors --
ch. 13. Participating in your health care --
ch. 14. Staying healthy when traveling --
ch. 15. Addressing end-of-life issues --
Special Section. Pandemic Flu --
Visual Guide: Anatomy And Common Disorders --
Part 4. Diseases And Disorders --
ch. 16. Genetics and disease --
ch. 17. Cancer --
ch. 18. Infectious diseases --
ch. 19. Allergies and asthma --
ch. 20. Brain and nerves --
ch. 21. Eyes and vision --
ch. 22. Ears, nose and throat --
ch. 23. Teeth and mouth --
ch. 24. Heart and blood vessels --
ch. 25. Lungs and respiratory system --
ch. 26. Breast health --
ch. 27. Digestive system --
ch. 28. Kidneys and urinary tract --
ch. 29. Bones, joints and muscles --
ch. 30. Endocrine system --
ch. 31. Blood and lymphatic system --
ch. 32. Skin, hair and nails --
ch. 33. Mental health --
ch. 34. Sleep disorders --
ch. 35. Women's health --
ch. 36. Men's health --
Part 5. Tests And Treatments --
ch. 37. Tests and procedures --
ch. 38. Medications guide --
ch. 39. Pain management --
ch. 40. Complementary and alternative medicine --
Glossary --
Resources --
Index.
Other Titles: Family health book
Responsibility: Scott Litin, editor-in-chief.
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