Mayo Clinic Family Health Book 5th Edition: Completely Revised and Updated

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Mayo Clinic Family Health Book 5th Edition: Completely Revised and Updated




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The comprehensive 5th edition of the Mayo Clinic Family Health Book draws upon the knowledge and expertise of more than 4,500 physicians, scientists and researchers. Prior editions of this trusted medical reference guide have sold more than 1.5 million copies. And with 38 chapters and almost 1,400 pages, this new, updated edition will provide the information people need to check symptoms; understand prevention and treatment options, and so much more.

The information in this book is easy-to-understand and organized into convenient sections: Injuries and Symptoms, Pregnancy and Healthy Children, Healthy Adults, Diseases and Disorders, Tests and Treatments. It also includes a 48-page color section to help understand human anatomy. From infancy to old age, from prevention to treatment, from standard practices to alternative medicine, the comprehensive 5th edition of the Mayo Clinic Family Health Book is a must-have for every family. 

Mayo Clinic is a world leader in patient care and health information. Located in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz., along with multiple community-based practices, Mayo employs more than 4,500 physicians, scientists and researchers working together to care for patients and advance medical science.

Scott C. Litin, M.D., medical editor of Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, Fifth Edition, is a general internist at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn., and a professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. He has served in many editorial capacities and has authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. A renowned practitioner, public speak and teacher, Dr. Litin has been recognized with many accolades and awards, including several of Mayo Clinic’s most cherished honors: Distinguished Clinician, Outstanding Faculty Member and Distinguished Educator. The American College of Physicians has recognized him with its highest honor, Mastership in the College.

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