A thorough, up-to-date revision of the bestselling family health guide -- the gold standard of family health guides that has been a classic reference for American families for around 20 years.
Edition/Copyright:4TH 04 Cover: Hardback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 08/28/2004 International: No
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PART ONE. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: INFORMATION TO KEEP YOUR HEALTHY.
PART TWO. STAYING HEALTHY.
Chapter 1. Diet and health.
Chapter 2. Exercise, fitness, and health.
Chapter 3. A healthy weight.
Chapter 4. Reducing stress.
Chapter 5. Staying safe
Chapter 6. Preventing violence.
Chapter 7. Preventive health care (includes a 32-page 4-color section-regular checkups, self-exams, atlas of the body, dermatology photos, common screening and diagnostic tests (including 4-color imaging scans).
Chapter 8. Complementary and alternative medicine.
PART THREE. FIRST AID AND CAREGIVING.
Chapter 1. First aid.
Chapter 2. Home caregiving.
PART FOUR. WHAT ARE YOUR SYMPTOMS?
PART FIVE. HEALTH ISSUES THROUGHOUT LIFE.
Chapter 1. Children's health.
Chapter 2. Adolescent health.
Chapter 3. Sexuality.
Chapter 4. Infertility.
Chapter 5. Pregnancy and childbirth.
Chapter 6. Dying and death.
PART SIX. DISEASES, DISORDERS, AND OTHER PROBLEMS.
Chapter 1. Disorders of the heart and circulation.
Chapter 2. Blood disorders.
Chapter 3. Disorders of the respiratory system.
Chapter 4. Disorders of the brain and nervous system.
Chapter 5. Behavioral, emotional, and mental disorders.
Chapter 6. Disorders of the digestive system.
Chapter 7. Disorders of the urinary tract.
Chapter 8. Disorders of the male reproductive system.
Chapter 9. Disorders of the female reproductive system and urinary tract.
Chapter 10. Hormonal disorders.
Chapter 11. Disorders of the immune system.
Chapter 12. Infections and infestations.
Chapter 13. Genetic disorders.
Chapter 14. Disorders of the bones, muscles, and joints.
Chapter 15. Disorders of the ear.
Chapter 16. Eye disorders.
Chapter 17: Disorders of the skin, hair, and nails.
Chapter 18. Cosmetic surgery.
Chapter 19. Teeth and gums.
Drug Glossary: Describes the top 200 prescription drugs.
Glossary: Includes common medical terms found in the book.
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Somerset, New Jersey, U.S.A. 2004 Hardcover 4th Edition Fine in As New jacket 0471269115 Stated Fourth Edition, with the full number-line. No marks or damage from past owners, not a former library b...show moreook, not a remainder or book club, not clipped, Hardcover. 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. This is a large and/or heavy book and it may require additional postage for international or expedited mail service. All books shipped within 24 hours with U.S. Postal Service Delivery Confirmation, each order is packaged in a new box with bubble wrap, and always your satisfaction is guaranteed. ...show less
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