25 Medical Tests Your Doctor Should Tell You About...and 15 You Can Do Yourself

Mass Market Paperback | December 29, 2009

byDeborah Mitchell

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25 MEDICAL TESTS YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD TELL YOU ABOUT ...and 15 You Can Do Yourself is an easy-to-use, up-to-date, A-to-Z guide that is a must-have reference book for any home library. This compact guide will give families the basic information they need in the most everyday medical situations, and allow readers to approach doctor visits not with fear, but with the confidence of an informed patient.

Author Deborah Mitchell has provided the essential information about both common and uncommon medical testings, and the key information required for understanding, including:

. Simple screenings that could save your life
. Specialized tests for every member of your family
. How to tell if the risks of a test outweigh the benefits.
. Tips on choosing the best home testing kits
. The latest in prevention and diagnosis of common medical conditions
. The best way to prepare for tests and how to interpret the results

The book includes basic facts about conditions and diseases such as cancers, asthma, bronchitis, high cholesterol and many others.

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25 MEDICAL TESTS YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD TELL YOU ABOUT ...and 15 You Can Do Yourself is an easy-to-use, up-to-date, A-to-Z guide that is a must-have reference book for any home library. This compact guide will give families the basic information they need in the most everyday medical situations, and allow readers to approach doctor visits ...

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Which medical tests should I receive on a regular basis?How reliable are medical tests?When should I be screened for heart disease and other conditions?What are the most important tests for men, for women, and for children?Which over-the-counter home tests work best?Today's health-care consumers have faster, easier access to the widest...

Deborah Mitchell is a widely published health journalist. She is the author or coauthor of more than three dozen books on health topics, including books for St. Martin's Press's Healthy Home Library (A Woman's Guide to Vitamins, Herbs, and Supplements; The Complete Book of Nutritional Healing; and A Concise Encyclopedia of Women's Sexu...

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Format:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 6.81 × 4.18 × 0.57 inPublished:December 29, 2009Publisher:St. Martin's PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0312373147

ISBN - 13:9780312373146

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