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American Medical Association Family Medical Guide
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turner Pub Co
Publication date August 25, 2004
Pages 1200
Binding Hardcover
Edition 4 rev upd
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780471269113
ISBN-10 0471269115
Dimensions 2.75 by 7.75 by 9.25 in.
Weight 4.45 lbs.
Original list price $45.00
Other format details medical
Summaries and Reviews
Thoroughly revised, this comprehensive medical reference incorporates the latest trends in health care, emphasizing wellness and preventive medicine, updating current health issues, and featuring information on the latest in technology, treatment options, protocols, medications, and more. 150,000 first printing. $150,000 ad/promo. (view table of contents) description: Product Description:
The Long-Awaited Revision of the Bestselling Family Health Guide

""This completely updated fourth edition of our bestselling health reference is comprehensive, easy to understand, and even more user-friendly than the previous editions. We're excited to provide our patients with an invaluable resource to help them become more involved in their own health care. We think this is a book that belongs on the bookshelf in every home.""
-AMA President John C. Nelson, MD, MPH

The American Medical Association is the nation's premier health authority-an organization that both patients and doctors look to for state-of-the-art medical information and guidance. Now, for the first time in 10 years, the AMA has updated its landmark medical reference-a book that belongs in every home.

This new edition of the American Medical Association Family Medical Guide has been thoroughly revised to bring it up to date and make it more accessible than ever before. Opening with a brand-new full-color section that walks you through key health issues, it follows with several new and expanded sections on everything from staying healthy and providing first aid and home care to diagnosing symptoms and treating hundreds of different diseases and disorders. This classic guide is the definitive home health reference for the twenty-first century-an indispensable book to keep you and your loved ones healthy.
* Authoritative guidance on hundreds of diseases and the latest tests, treatments, procedures, and drugs
* New or greatly expanded coverage of genetic testing, sexuality, learning disabilities, preventive health, infertility, pregnancy and childbirth, substance abuse, home caregiving, and first aid
* A host of new and updated features-including full-color spreads on important health topics, Q&A sections, first-person case histories, and newly designed symptoms flowcharts
* New chapters on diet and health, exercise and fitness, maintaining a healthy weight, reducing stress, genetics, complementary and alternative medicine, staying safe and preventing violence, cosmetic surgery, and preventive health care
* A new section on health issues at various life stages
* 64 pages in full color and almost 1,000 illustrations and photographs

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4 rev upd edition from Turner Pub Co (August 25, 2004)
9780471269113 | details & prices | 1200 pages | 7.75 × 9.25 × 2.75 in. | 4.45 lbs | List price $45.00
About: A comprehensive medical reference incorporates the latest trends in health care, emphasizing wellness and preventive medicine, updating current health issues, and featuring information on the latest in technology and treatment options.
With American Medical Association | 4th edition from John Wiley & Sons Inc (August 1, 2004)
9789990143287 | details & prices | 7.75 × 9.25 × 2.75 in. | 4.55 lbs | List price $0.02
from Random House Inc (August 1, 1982)
9780394510156 | details & prices | List price $29.95
About: Provides clear, detailed guidelines for evaluating family members' physical and mental conditions, approximately one hundred self-diagnosis symptom charts, more than 650 illustrated articles on minor and major diseases, and guidelines for home nursing

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