American Medical Association complete medical encyclopedia
Random House Reference, Oct 14, 2003 - Health & Fitness - 1408 pages
From the Most Trusted Name in Medicine: The American Medical Association
·The only new major medical encyclopedia of the century, completely written by the American Medical Association, America’s top medical authority.
·Organized in easy-to-use A-Z format, it covers thousands of medical terms from the common cold to the Lyme Disease. Hundreds of different surgical procedures and tests are explained, as well as the benefits and potential side effects of drugs and treatments.
·Also includes timely information on issues such as bioterrorism, genetic research, robotic surgery, brain imaging, and bionic people.
·Includes cutting-edge topics in alternative medicine, nutrition, mental health, and cosmetic surgery.
·Written and reviewed by top medical doctors and specialists, the Complete Medical Encyclopedia sets a new standard for consumer medical reference.
·Medical editors for this AMA-authored book were Jerrold B. Leikin, MD, and Martin S. Lipsky, MD, both on the faculty of Northwestern University medical school.
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This well-written medical compendium contains over 5000 alphabetically arranged entries (with 2000 on illnesses) and 1750 illustrations (mostly line drawings, as well as photographs). The volume ... Read full review
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