The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

Author(s): Porter

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Back by popular demand! The world's most widely used medical reference is now in its 20th edition. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy now in its 20th edition has been thoroughly updated and thoughtfully expanded with a new larger trim size to include 40% new and revised content. Including 36 new chapters with more than 200 new tables, and numerous new figures.
Packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders, this comprehensive guide was written by a team of medical experts. This book is intended for everyday use by health care professionals for delivery of the best care to their patients.
This new edition offers:

Revised and expanded Cardiovascular, Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Neurologic, Pregnancy, Infants and Children, and Pediatrics and Trauma chaptersKey Points summarize the facts at-a-glance Pearls and Pitfalls highlight noteworthy medical info and areas of caution16-page full-color insert aids visual recognition of skin, eye, and oral disorders
The new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy 20th edition is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.


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Robert S. Porter, MDDr Porter earned his MD from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, PA and completed an Emergency Medicine residency at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Cleveland, OH. Dr Porter is board certified in Emergency Medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Since 1983, he has held a variety of clinical and teaching appointments in the Philadelphia area, most recently at Albert Einstein Medical Center and Thomas Jefferson University. He currently works for Merck, where he is editor-in-chief of The Merck Manuals.

Guide for Readers
Editors and Editorial Board
NUT 1 Nutritional Disorders
GI 2 Gastrointestinal Disorders
HEP 3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders
MUS 4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
PUL 5 Pulmonary Disorders
CRC 6 Critical Care Medicine
CVS 7 Cardiovascular Disorders
ENT 8 Ear, Nose, and Throat, and Disorders
DEN 9 Dental Disorders
EYE 10 Eye Disorders
SKN 11 Dermatologic Disorders
HEM 12 Hematology and Oncology
END 13 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
IMM 14 Immunology; Allergic Disorders
INF 15 Infectious Diseases
PSY 16 Psychiatric Disorders
NEU 17 Neurologic Disorders
GU 18 Genitourinary Disorders
GYN 19 Gynecology and Obstetrics
PED 20 Pediatrics
GER 21 Geriatrics
RX 22 Clinical Pharmacology
INJ 23 Injuries; Poisoning
SPS 24 Special Subjects
APP Appendixes
Ready Reference Guides
Normal Laboratory Values
Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs
IND Index

General Fields

  • : 9780911910421
  • : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • : Merck & Co Inc
  • : February 2018
  • : 7.37 Centimeters X 20.32 Centimeters X 23.879 Centimeters
  • : United Kingdom
  • : March 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Porter
  • : Hardback
  • : 20th Edition
  • : English
  • : 616
  • : 3500