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The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health By Dr. Michael Apple

The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health
by Dr. Michael Apple

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This text covers all aspects of health including the latest advances in diagnosis, orthodox medical treatment, technology and complementary therapies. It includes: advice on safeguarding health according to age and gender; descriptions of common diagnostic procedures and types of treatment;
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The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health by Dr. Michael Apple

This text covers all aspects of health including the latest advances in diagnosis, orthodox medical treatment, technology and complementary therapies. It includes: advice on safeguarding health according to age and gender; a comprehensive guide to symptoms; an explanation of the workings of the body systems and the disorders and diseases which affect them; descriptions of common diagnostic procedures and types of treatment; advice on caring for the sick; up-to-the-minute information on first aid and emergency procedures.

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Table of Contents


Safeguarding your health - babies, toddlers, children, adolescents, women, men, retirement, old age; symptoms spotter; ailments arranged according to body system - circulatory system, respiratory system, endocrine system, urinary system, male reproductive system, female reproductive, digestive, eyes, ears nose throat and mouth, skin and hair, musculo-skeletal system, blood and glands, infections, mind, brain and nervous system, children; diagnostic procedures - X-ray, ultrasound, CT scans, MRI scans, PET scans, biopsy, bio-chemistry, endoscopy, colonoscopy, antenatal tests, genetic tests, physical examination, complementary medicine diagnosis; types of treatment - surgical implants, transplants, micro-surgery, laser surgery, drugs, dialysis, intensive care, lithotrypsy, radio therapy, chemotherapy, key-hole surgery, complementary therapies; caring for the sick - hospitalisation, children at home, elderly at home; first aid; drug glossary; complementary therapies glossary; directory of useful organisations.

Additional information

GOR004791306
The Hamlyn Encyclopedia of Family Health by Dr. Michael Apple
Dr. Michael Apple
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Octopus Publishing Group
1999-09-15
384
0600592545
9780600592549
N/A
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