Thoroughly revised and updated, a comprehensive home medical reference describes a variety of both general and specific symptoms, ranging from back pain to heart disease, along with helpful guidelines on prevention, the latest therapeutic treatments, and effective medications. 15,000 first printing.
This practical 704-page reference covers all of the common symptoms and 320 conditions, using over 3OO charts and illustrations. It's all remarkably simple to use, yet completely reliable, since every word is coming to you from America's top-ranked medical center, Johns Hopkins.In the first section of John Hopkins Symptoms & Remedies, easy-to-use charts help you sort through your symptoms and narrow down potential diagnoses. You are then referred to the second section, which thoroughly describes each condition and includes invaluable information on what causes it, how it is diagnosed, how it can be prevented, how it is treated, and when to call a doctor.