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The Merck Manual
The Merck Manual of Medical
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1997. This edition uses everyday language to present information about diseases,
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The Merck Manual
The third edition of The
Merck Manual of Geriatrics was published in Fall of 2000. This new
edition has been redesigned and features a unique interdisciplinary approach
that specifically addresses the challenges facing geriatric care. It includes
information on nursing care, pharmacy issues, discussions of the best
drugs for the elderly, and new or extensively revised chapters on dementia,
Alzheimer's disease, rehabilitation, respiratory failure, and managed
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The Merck Manual of
Diagnosis and Therapy
The Merck Manual is celebrating its centenary with the publication
of the 17th Edition. The Merck Manual is used by more medical professionals
worldwide than any other general medical textbook and has been continuously
published longer than any other English language general medical textbook.
We are pleased to provide the new 17th Edition on this web site free of
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