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The Merck Manual of Health & Aging
by Mark H. Beers and M.D. Thomas V. Jones


Overview - From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide for older adults that shares what measures to take to optimize the aging process, prevent disease, and improve your overall health. Inside you ll discover clear, authoritative information on
preventive medical care and good nutrition
common medical disorders in older adults
strategies for coping with disease
steps for finding the best in medical care
how to communicate with health care practitioners
the role of alternative and complementary medicine
the benefits and risks of medical tests
the challenges of caregiving and rehabilitation
safe, easy-to-follow cardio exercises
Also featuring candid essays by seniors who share their insights and personal experiences on growing older, The Merck Manual of Health & Aging is an essential home reference for making your later years truly golden.
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Overview
From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide for older adults that shares what measures to take to optimize the aging process, prevent disease, and improve your overall health. Inside you ll discover clear, authoritative information on
preventive medical care and good nutrition
common medical disorders in older adults
strategies for coping with disease
steps for finding the best in medical care
how to communicate with health care practitioners
the role of alternative and complementary medicine
the benefits and risks of medical tests
the challenges of caregiving and rehabilitation
safe, easy-to-follow cardio exercises
Also featuring candid essays by seniors who share their insights and personal experiences on growing older, The Merck Manual of Health & Aging is an essential home reference for making your later years truly golden.
Merck & Co., Inc., is a pharmaceutical company and trusted contributor to world health. Merck produces numerous clinically relevant, scientifically accurate, and affordable medical reference books.
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging was edited by an outstanding staff of experienced editors. The team was led and all content reviewed by a renowned group of geriatricians.
From one of the most trusted names in medical references comes an accessible, all-inclusive guide to the health care system for older adults, and the disorders they are most likely to experience. Inside you ll discover"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780345482754
  • ISBN-10: 0345482751
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Publish Date: December 2005
  • Page Count: 1068


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