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The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

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The most widely used medical reference in the world-more than 10 million copies sold in 18 languages since it was first published in 1899-revised, updated, and redesigned with more changes than any edition in the past twenty years.
Leather Bound, centennial, 17th, 2833 pages
Published March 5th 1999 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 1st 1899)
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Jose Moa
Apr 27, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: meicine
For everybody with a high school biology and anatomy bacground ,a book easy to read of unvaluable information for family health.
It covers all medical fields, including farmacology and chemotherapy.
Imprescindible in the pre internet era.I have the 1986 edition
Eduardo
Sep 04, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A hypochondriac's dream come true.
Hope
Dec 29, 2010 rated it it was amazing
This book is a lot of fun. Yes, it was the standard text for doctors who wanted to quickly check a diagnosis. Now that's done by computer. But having the print copy is more fun. You can read straight through it, or choose your favorite sections, such as Infectious Diseases. There's a wonderful game my family used to play with it, a version of 20 Questions. Someone is the disease, and the rest have to take turns asking the disease characteristics. Whoever diagnoses the disease first, wins, and be ...more
Dan
Mar 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reference
Having referred to various editions of the Merck over three decades of my professional life, the 16th remains my favorite. For those with a scatological sense of humor, be sure to peruse the section beginning on page 845; someone slipped in a paragraph that appears in no other edition.
Amy
Nov 29, 2009 rated it it was amazing
This is a great reference book, a must-have for anyone studying medicine or working in the medical and health professions. It is user-friendly, sectioned and tabbed by system or subject, though the small typeface may be difficult for some to read.
Renee Wierz
Jan 30, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Love this handy little book and a great addition for any doctors shelf :) Or med students who understand more than the home edition!
Reema
Jan 07, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: anyone who wants to fall asleep quickly
Boo!
Phoebe Chan
Aug 05, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A very important literature
Toni
Awesome resource for our pre-internet days. Use with caution if you tend to be the self-diagnosing type! Seriously.
Alex Kørup
Sep 17, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: medicine
Used this book as a reference during med school. Absolutely packed with information! Fits in any backpack easily. The downside is the lack of illustrations/pictures.... :(
Moath Roubi
Jun 12, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Best medical book
Michinio Camorelli
Oct 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Simply industry standard!
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