American Medical Association Family Medical Guide

ISBN-10: 0471269115

ISBN-13: 9780471269113

Edition: 4th 2004 (Revised)

Authors: American Medical Association Staff, American Medical Association

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List price: $45.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1200
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.25" long x 2.75" tall
Weight: 4.444
Language: English

What You Should Know: Information to Keep You Healthy
Healthy Eating
Are You at a Healthy Weight?
Aging Well
Heart Disease
The Dangers of Smoking
Your Healthy Body
Diet and Health
Eating for Good Health
The Basics of Nutrition
Exercise, Fitness, and Health
The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
Three Kinds of Exercise
Physical Activity and Children's Health
A Healthy Weight
Are You Overweight?
The Risks of Being Overweight
Losing Weight Sensibly
If You Are Underweight
Reducing Stress
How Your Body Responds to Stress
How Stress Can Make You Sick
Stress and Sleep
How to Handle Stress
The Relaxation Response
Staying Safe
Keeping Your Children Safe
Keeping Your Home Safe
Motor Vehicle Safety
Water Safety
Preventing Violence
Family Violence
Media Violence
Gang Violence
Elder Abuse
Sexual Assault
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medical Systems
Herbal Remedies and Dietary Supplements
Manipulative Therapies
Mind-Body Therapies
Energy Therapies
Atlas of the Body
Diagnostic Imaging Techniques
Visual Aids to Diagnosis
Preventive Health Care
Routine Health Care
Common Examinations and Tests
First Aid and Home Caregiving
First Aid
Index to First-Aid Procedures
Home Caregiving
Preparing for Home Care
Caregiving Skills
Modifying the Home Environment
Care for the Caregiver
What Are Your Symptoms?
How to Use the Self-Diagnosis Symptoms Charts
How to Find the Chart You Need
Older People
Health Issues Throughout Life
Children's Health
Routine Health Care
Developmental Milestones
Health Concerns of Newborns and Infants
Congenital Heart Defects
Neural Tube Defects
Other Congenital Disorders
Disorders of the Digestive System
Neurological Disorders
Common Ear Problems in Children
Disorders of the Respiratory System
Blood Disorders
Disorders of the Urinary Tract and Reproductive Organs
Disorders of the Muscles, Bones, and Joints
Childhood Infections
Adolescent Health
Physical and Sexual Development at Puberty
Health Concerns During Adolescence
Adolescent Sexuality
Psychological, Emotional, and Behavioral Development
The Sexual Response Cycle
Sexual Orientation
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexual Problems
The Causes of Infertility
Diagnosing Infertility
Treating Infertility
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Prenatal Care
Health Concerns During Pregnancy
Complications During Pregnancy
Adjusting After Pregnancy and Childbirth
Dying and Death
Terminal Illness
Organ Donation
Advance Directives
Palliative Care
The Process of Dying
Practicalities of Death
The Mourning Process
Diseases, Disorders, and Other Problems
Disorders of the Heart and Circulation
Heart Disorders
Heart Rate and Rhythm Disorders
Heart Valve Disorders
Heart Muscle and Pericardium Disorders
Disorders of the Circulation
Blood Disorders
Bleeding and Bruising
Disorders of the Bone Marrow
Disorders of the Respiratory System
The Nose
The Throat
The Lungs and Chest
Infections of the Respiratory Tract
Disorders of the Brain and Nervous System
Disorders of Blood Vessels in the Brain
Structural Disorders of the Brain and Spinal Cord
Disorders of Brain Function
Degenerative Diseases of the Brain
Infections of the Brain and Nervous System
Other Brain and Nervous System Disorders
Sleep Disorders
Behavioral, Emotional, and Mental Disorders
Mood Disorders
Anxiety Disorders
Personality Disorders
Eating Disorders
Psychotic Disorders
Developmental Disorders
Addictions and Abuses
Disorders of the Digestive System
Disorders of the Mouth and Tongue
Disorders of the Esophagus
Disorders of the Stomach and Duodenum
General Abdominal Disorders
Disorders of the Small Intestine
Disorders of the Large Intestine
Disorders of the Anus
Infections of the Digestive Tract
Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder, and Pancreas
Disorders of the Urinary Tract
Infections, Inflammation, and Injury
Cysts, Tumors, and Stones
Kidney Failure
Disorders of the Male Reproductive System
Disorders of the Testicles and Scrotum
Disorders of the Prostate Gland
Disorders of the Bladder, Urethra, and Penis
Disorders of the Female Reproductive System
Breast Disorders
Disorders of the Ovaries, Uterus, and Cervix
Disorders of the Bladder and Urethra
Disorders of the Vagina and Vulva
Hormonal Disorders
Disorders of the Pituitary Gland
Disorders of the Pancreas
Disorders of the Adrenal Glands
Disorders of the Thyroid and Parathyroid Glands
Disorders of the Immune System
HIV Infection and AIDS
Autoimmune Disorders
Infections and Infestations
Generalized Infections
Infestations and Diseases Spread by Insect and Animal Bites
Travelers' Infections
Genetic Disorders
Genetic Counseling
Chromosome Abnormalities
Autosomal Recessive Disorders
Autosomal Dominant Disorders
X-Linked Disorders
Disorders of the Bones, Muscles, and Joints
Sports Injuries
Disorders of the Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments
Bone Disorders
Joint Disorders
Back and Neck Problems
Disorders of the Ear
Disorders of the Inner Ear
Disorders of the Middle Ear
Disorders of the Outer Ear
Eye Disorders
Focusing Disorders
Disorders of the Eyelids
Disorders of the Outer Eye
Disorders of the Inner Eye
Other Eye Disorders
Disorders of the Skin, Hair, and Nails
Skin Disorders
Disorders of the Hair and Nails
Cosmetic Surgery
Facial Surgery
Skin Rejuvenation
Breast Surgery
Body Contouring
Hair Replacement Procedures
Teeth and Gums
Tooth Decay
Going to the Dentist
Root Canal
Tooth Abscess
Discolored Teeth
Poorly Aligned Teeth
Dental Treatments
Missing Teeth
Problems Caused by Wisdom Teeth
Denture Problems
Periodontal Disease
Drug Glossary
Most Frequently Prescribed Classes of Drugs
Most Frequently Prescribed Drugs
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