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The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy (20th Edition)

  • Author: Robert S. Porter
  • ISBN: 9780911910421
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing
  • Edition: 20th
  • Publication Date: July 17, 2018
  • Format: Hardback – 3500 pages
  • Language: English


Back by popular demand: the world’s most widely-used medical reference, now in its 20th edition. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy has been thoroughly updated and expanded with a larger trim size to include 40% new and revised content, including 36 new chapters with more than 200 tables and 100 figures.

Packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders, this comprehensive guide was written by a team of renowned medical experts. It is intended for everyday use by healthcare professionals to ensure delivery of the best care to their patients. The new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy makes it easy to find the right information at the moment it’s needed, with the help of section thumb tabs. It is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

Key Features
  • New larger trim 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 to accommodate 40% new content
  • 36 completely new chapters
  • Revised and expanded chapters in Cardiovascular, Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Neurologic, Pregnancy, and Infants and Children
  • Pediatrics and trauma section significantly revised and expanded
  • Key Points summarize the facts at-a-glance
  • New Pearls & Pitfalls highlight noteworthy medical info and areas of caution
  • 16-page full-color insert aids visual recognition of skin, eye, and oral disorders
Table of Contents
  1. Guide for Readers
  2. Abbreviations
  3. Editors and Editorial Board
  4. Consultants
  5. Contributors
  6. NUT 1 Nutritional Disorders
  7. GI 2 Gastrointestinal Disorders
  8. HEP 3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders
  9. MUS 4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders
  10. PUL 5 Pulmonary Disorders
  11. CRC 6 Critical Care Medicine
  12. CVS 7 Cardiovascular Disorders
  13. ENT 8 Ear, Nose, and Throat, and Disorders
  14. DEN 9 Dental Disorders
  15. EYE 10 Eye Disorders
  16. SKN 11 Dermatologic Disorders
  17. HEM 12 Hematology and Oncology
  18. END 13 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders
  19. IMM 14 Immunology; Allergic Disorders
  20. INF 15 Infectious Diseases
  21. PSY 16 Psychiatric Disorders
  22. NEU 17 Neurologic Disorders
  23. GU 18 Genitourinary Disorders
  24. GYN 19 Gynecology and Obstetrics
  25. PED 20 Pediatrics
  26. GER 21 Geriatrics
  27. RX 22 Clinical Pharmacology
  28. INJ 23 Injuries; Poisoning
  29. SPS 24 Special Subjects
  30. APP Appendixes
  31. Ready Reference Guides
  32. Normal Laboratory Values
  33. Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs
  34. IND Index
Additional information
Weight 0.666 kg

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