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  1. Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms & Remedies
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  2. Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms & Remedies

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No household should be without a book that offers simple remedies to common ailments as well as advice on obtaining professional assistance for more complex situations. In The Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms & Remedies, forty-seven top specialists at America's foremost medical institution provide thousands of reliable answers to our most pressing health questions. Easy-to-use symptoms charts help narrow down possible diagnoses, and all of the listed disorders are explained in full detail. Essential, up-to-date information includes what each condition is, its symptoms, how it's diagnosed, the latest treatment options, prevention strategies, and when to call your doctor. The Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms & Remedies provides advice from leading experts in every medical specialty on more than 500 symptoms and conditions. It is a reference so complete, it's almost like having a trusted physician in the home.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Binding
Hardcover
Brand
Brand: Black Dog Leventhal Publishers
EAN
9781579124021
Edition
1
Feature
The Johns Hopkins Complete Home Guide to Symptoms & Remedies [Hardcover]
Format
Unabridged
ISBN
157912402X
Label
Black Dog & Leventhal
Manufacturer
Black Dog & Leventhal
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
736
PublicationDate
2004-09-15
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal
Studio
Black Dog & Leventhal
ReleaseDate
0000-00-00
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This book has a rather unique layout that actually makes it easier to use than most similar books. The first part of the book focuses on symptoms. You look up your primary symptom, and then look to see if there are associated symptoms that match yours. If you have a match of symptoms then you read the different possible diagnosis for those symptoms and the distinguishing features of each diagnosis. The best way to illustrate how easy it is to use an example. Suppose you see some blood in your urine. You look up "Blood in the urine" and find that there are two subdivisions - with urinary difficulty or incontinence, without urinary difficulty or incontinence. If there is no urinary difficulty or incontinence then there are five possible diagnoses provided. Each of these five provides distinguishing features so you can easily figure out if you match one of them.

The second part of the book details the disorders provided in the symptom diagnosis portion. So, if you... Read more
This is a great guide to your medical symptoms and remedies. It is very easy to read - the print is good and it is organized in a way that is very easy to follow. For example, if you have heart palpitations you go to that section and the book will detail medical possibilities and what to do. I recommend having this book in your home reference library.
I actually found this book surprisingly helpful. when someone in my family was having pain or weird symptoms i would always turn to this book. it is also clear and easy to read.
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