The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy - 20th Edition - ISBN: 9780911910421

The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy

20th Edition

Hardcover ISBN: 9780911910421
Imprint: Merck Manuals
Published Date: 6th April 2018

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Back by popular demand: the world's most widely-used medical reference, now in its 20th edition. The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy has been thoroughly updated and expanded with a larger trim size to include 40% new and revised content, including 36 new chapters with more than 200 tables and 100 figures.

Packed with essential information on diagnosing and treating medical disorders, this comprehensive guide was written by a team of renowned medical experts. It is intended for everyday use by healthcare professionals to ensure delivery of the best care to their patients. The new Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy makes it easy to find the right information at the moment it's needed, with the help of section thumb tabs. It is a must-have for medical students, residents, practicing physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals.

  • New larger trim 7 3/4 x 9 1/4 to accommodate 40% new content
  • 36 completely new chapters
  • Revised and expanded chapters in Cardiovascular, Genitourinary, Gynecologic, Neurologic, Pregnancy, and Infants and Children
  • Pediatrics and trauma section significantly revised and expanded
  • Key Points summarize the facts at-a-glance
  • New Pearls & Pitfalls highlight noteworthy medical info and areas of caution
  • 16-page full-color insert aids visual recognition of skin, eye, and oral disorders

Table of Contents

Guide for Readers


Editors and Editorial Board



1 Nutritional Disorders

2 Gastrointestinal Disorders

3 Hepatic and Biliary Disorders

4 Musculoskeletal and Connective Tissue Disorders

5 Pulmonary Disorders

6 Critical Care Medicine

7 Cardiovascular Disorders

8 Ear, Nose, and Throat, and Disorders

9 Dental Disorders

10 Eye Disorders

11 Dermatologic Disorders

12 Hematology and Oncology

13 Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders

14 Immunology; Allergic Disorders

15 Infectious Diseases

16 Psychiatric Disorders

17 Neurologic Disorders

18 Genitourinary Disorders

19 Gynecology and Obstetrics

20 Pediatrics

21 Geriatrics

22 Clinical Pharmacology

23 Injuries; Poisoning

24 Special Subjects


Ready Reference Guides

Normal Laboratory Values

Trade Names of Some Commonly Used Drugs



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