DescriptionThe 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.
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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