Access Merck Manual Home Health Handbook for Patients and Caregivers
This manual is a valuable medical resource for the layman, explaining medical conditions from every aspect, with introductions giving background information on the biology of body systems and organs, and providing supporting anatomical and 3-D visual aids. Causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment are defined. The Drugs section, with information on pharmacokinetics, drug interaction and adverse reactions, herbal supplements and over-the-counter drugs. The Special Subjects area contains information on medical decision-making, limb prosthetics, common imaging tests, travel health, women’s health, alternative and complementary medicines, and more.
Contents: animation, audio files, charts/graphs, full text, handbook, images, index, links, patient education, video
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Keywords: alternative medicine, children, complementary medicine, consumer health, dental disorders, drug metabolism, drugs, elderly, First Aid, herbs, men, non-prescription drugs, women