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American Medical Association family medical guide
American Medical Association.
Fourth edition, completely revised and updated.
Publication Information:
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, [2004]

Physical Description:
xiv, 1184 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
What you should know: information to keep your healthy -- Staying healthy -- Diet and health -- Exercise, fitness, and health -- A healthy weight -- Reducing stress -- Staying safe -- Preventing violence -- Preventive health care (includes a 32-page 4-color section-regular checkups, self-exams, atlas of the body, dermatology photos, common screening and diagnostic tests (including 4-color imaging scans) -- Complementary and alternative medicine -- First aid and caregiving -- First aid -- Home caregiving -- What are your symptoms? -- Symptoms charts -- Health issues throughout life -- Children's health -- Adolescent health -- Sexuality -- Infertility -- Pregnancy and childbirth -- Dying and death -- Diseases, disorders, and other problems -- Disorders of the heart and circulation -- Blood disorders -- Disorders of the respiratory system -- Disorders of the brain and nervous system -- Behavioral, emotional, and mental disorders -- Disorders of the digestive system -- Disorders of the urinary tract -- Disorders of the male reproductive system -- Disorders of the female reproductive system and urinary tract -- Hormonal disorders -- Disorders of the immune system -- Infections and infestations -- Genetic disorders -- Disorders of the bones, muscles, and joints -- Disorders of the ear -- Eye disorders -- Disorders of the skin, hair, and nails -- Cosmetic surgery -- Teeth and gums.
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