The Merck Manual of Patient Symptoms

The Merck Manual of Patient Symptoms

A Concise, Practical Guide to Etiology, Evaluation, and Treatment

Book - 2008
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Porter (emergency medicine, Jefferson Medical College) et al. provide a reference guide meant to help health care practitioners such as medical students, nurses, physician assistants, and clinicians evaluate 88 common symptoms in patients. Organized alphabetically by symptom, the manual includes pathophysiology, causes, guidelines for evaluation, physical examination, interpretation of findings, testing, and treatment. The guide assumes knowledge of how to take a medical history and perform a physical exam, and familiarity with the basic physiology, anatomy, and pathology of common diseases. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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This compact, convenient and thorough reference guide, created in the great tradition of so many other Merck Manuals, enables users to quickly find information they need to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients. Professionals will appreciate its conciseness, reliability, and portability, and students will love how it helps them make the transition from textbook knowledge to practical experience. It's published in a handy, durable paperback format, presented in 2-color for clarity and attractiveness, pocket-sized at 4 3/4 inches by 7 1/2 inches.

Publisher: Whitehouse Station, NJ : Merck Research Laboratories, 2008
ISBN: 9780911910117
Branch Call Number: 616.047 M537
Characteristics: xx, 651 p. : ill. ; 20 cm


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