American Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopedia

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Martin S. Lipsky, M.D.
Random House Reference, 2006 - Health & Fitness - 818 pages
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In this era of abundant health information from many different sources, you can trust theAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopediato bring you accurate, authoritative information drawing on the expertise of doctors including a broad spectrum of specialists. TheAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopediacovers thousands of topics, including diseases, diagnostic procedures, and treatments, offering clear, succinct descriptions and practical information to help you protect your family’s health and communicate better with doctors. TheAmerican Medical Association Concise Medical Encyclopediais an essential book for every home and includes:
·A-Z format that covers everything from Avian flu to Z-plasty
·Over 3,000 up-to-date entries, including the new USDA food pyramid and revised CPR procedures
·Causes, symptoms, and treatments for most medical conditions
·Easy to use charts to help readers find the possible causes of common symptoms
·Over 125 illustrations

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The AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION is the world's most respected and renowned authority in medicine. Founded in 1847, it is the largest and most prestigious professional association for doctors in the United States. The AMA is also the publisher of the acclaimed medical periodical JAMA, which features groundbreaking medical research studies.

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