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The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 19th Edition

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy, 19th Edition

Robert S. Porter (Editor-in-Chief)

ISBN: 978-0-911-91019-3

Jul 2011

3754 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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The world's most widely used medical reference is now better than ever!

For its 19th Edition, the Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy has been thoroughly updated and thoughtfully expanded, with more than 850 additional pages, 15 new chapters, over 300 new tables, and 56 new figures.

Packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders,  this handy, compact guide was written by a team of clinicians for everyday use by medical professionals for delivery of the best care to their patients.

Designed for maximum clinical utility, the new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy 19th edition makes it easy to find the right information, right when it is needed. It is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Free 1-year Mobile App Access when you purchase the printed manual. The Skyscape mobile version, available for Blackberry® and Android™ devices, the iPhone® and Windows Mobile® phones, and other popular platforms, uses technology to transform the answers found in The Merck Manual into action.

Guide for Readers viii

Abbreviations ix

Editors and Editorial Board xi

Consultants xiii

Contributors xv

NUT 1 Nutritional Disorders 1

GI 2 Gastrointestinal Disorders 67

HEP 3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders 203

MUS 4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders 281

ENT 5 Ear, Nose, Throat, and Dental Disorders 411

EYE 6 Eye Disorders 535

SKN 7 Dermatologic Disorders 629

END 8 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders 755

HEM 9 Hematology and Oncology 915

IMM 10 Immunology; Allergic Disorders 1077

INF 11 Infectious Diseases 1143

PSY 12 Psychiatric Disorders 1483

NEU 13 Neurologic Disorders 1583

PUL 14 Pulmonary Disorders 1823

CVS 15 Cardiovascular Disorders 2015

CRC 16 Critical Care Medicine 2243

GU 17 Genitourinary Disorders 2303

GYN 18 Gynecology and Obstetrics 2479

PED 19 Pediatrics 2691

GER 20 Geriatrics 3069

RX 21 Clinical Pharmacology 3165

INJ 22 Injuries; Poisoning 3187

SPS 23 Special Subjects 3371

APP Appendixes 3489

Ready Reference Guides 3489

Normal Laboratory Values 3491

Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs 3505

IND Index 3521