Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care, 9th Edition
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Running Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Take Care of Yourself: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Medical Self-Care, 9th Edition

Running Press / 2009 / Paperback

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Take Care of Yourself is a comprehensive guide that covers over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms. It's easy to use. Look up your symptoms for possible explanations and home remedies. The charts and diagrams help you determine when to call a doctor and when you can safely apply home treatments. This updated version contains new material on obesity, 20 items you should always keep ion your home pharmacy, what to do in emergencies, and how to relate to your doctor. This is a must-have for every home. Paperback.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 356
Vendor: Running Press
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0738213489
ISBN-13: 9780738213484

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Publisher's Description

The world's bestselling health guide offers new material on the most recent critical health issues such as obesity, as well as additional new and updated information.

Covering over 175 healthcare problems and symptoms, Take Care of Yourself is simple to use. Readers can look up their symptoms to locate an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, while diagrams show how to recognize problems and treat them, and decision charts advise when it's time to see a doctor. This comprehensive guide also covers emergencies, the 20 things everyone should keep in a home pharmacy, and how to work best with a doctor.

Author Bio

Donald M. Vickery, MD, helped develop the first medical decision charts for non-doctors. Head of the nonprofit Self-Care Institute, he lives in Evergreen, Colorado.

James F. Fries, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, at Stanford University. He lives in Woodside, California.

Editorial Reviews

Women’s Health, 4/09
"To make playing nurse a cinch, check out the newly updated version of Take Care of Yourself…Whether you sprained your ankle or found a tick bite, you’ll find the right treatment, plus advice on when to call your doctor or get to the ER."

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