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Complete Medical Encyclopedia


Publisher: Random House
Hardcover,  8½" x 11",  1400 pages
ISBN#: 978-0-8129-9100-0
Item#: OP088703
Authors: American Medical Association

Complete Medical Encyclopedia

List Price: $45.00
AMA Member: $30.00

The Complete Medical Encyclopedia is more than an encyclopedia; it is designed to help readers understand their bodies, protect and enhance their health and communicate more effectively with their doctors. It is the first medical encyclopedia of the new century and contains more than 5,000 articles and 1,700 illustrations.

The Complete Medical Encyclopedia is more than an encyclopedia; it is designed to help readers understand their bodies, protect and enhance their health and communicate more effectively with their doctors. It is the first medical encyclopedia of the new century and contains more than 5,000 articles and 1,700 illustrations.

Features includes:

  • Comprehensive coverage of diseases and disorders, injuries, treatments and preventive medicine
  • Special features such as symptom charts, first aid, an atlas of the body and a full-color section on genetics and other medical news
  • Easy-to-use A-to-Z format covers everything from the common cold to such 21st century terms as SARS, West Nile Virus, robotic surgery, prehypertension, the Human Genome Project and bioterrorism-related subjects
  • 2,000 entries on illnesses detailing their causes, symptoms, prevention and treatment
  • Fact-filled charts, helpful illustrations and medical alerts
  • A chapter on twenty-first century medicine highlighting cutting-edge medical developments and the future of medicine, with information on new surgical techniques, genetic testing, stem cell research, biomedical imaging and more
  • A self-help organizations resource list

 

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