Publisher description for The Merck manual of patient symptoms : a concise, practical guide to etiology, evaluation, and treatment / Robert S. Porter, editor ; Justin L. Kaplan, senior assistant editor ; Barbara P. Homeier, assistant editor.

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This compact, convenient and thorough reference guide, created in the great tradition of so many other Merck Manuals, enables users to quickly find information they need to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients. Professionals will appreciate its conciseness, reliability, and portability, and students will love how it helps them make the transition from textbook knowledge to practical experience. It's published in a handy, durable paperback format, presented in 2-color for clarity and attractiveness, pocket-sized at 4 3/4 inches by 7 1/2 inches.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Symptoms -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Diseases -- Causes and theories of causation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Diagnosis -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Therapeutics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Signs and Symptoms.
Disease -- etiology.