The most trusted medical resource, now updated, expanded and revised
For almost three decades, readers have turned to The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery for the most comprehensive and easy-to-use tool for diagnosing, understanding and seeking treatment for any illness—from the common cold to life-threatening cancer and heart disease. With up-to-date information on new medical therapies, drugs and surgeries, this authoritative, all-in-one handbook will help sort out the confusing and conflicting information found online and many other places.
This edition has been completely revised and updated throughout and features:
•More than 20 new illness and disorders topics, ranging from Chronic Pain Syndrome to Perimenopause to Silent Stroke and Smoking Addiction
•Appendix covering diets and other preventive measures
•An extensive Glossary of medical-related words and terminology with easy-to-understand explanations about medical tests and brief descriptions of certain rare diseases and disorders
From signs and symptoms to information on complications and outcomes, from diagnostic tests to advice on when to call the doctor, The Complete Guide to Symptoms, Illness & Surgery is the most reliable and accessible resource available.