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The Merck Manual of Health & Aging
The comprehensive guide to the changes and challenges of aging

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THOROUGH AND ACCESSIBLE
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging - For this journey, we all need a guide.

 

The Merck Manual of Health & Aging seeks to
explain what other books on aging do not:.

  • How the body ages
  • Preventive medical care and good nutrition
  • Caregiving, hospital care, surgery, rehabilitation, long-term care, and palliative and end-of-life care
  • Most of the medical disorders and conditions that are common in older adults or that affect them differently, including cancer, pain, dementia, delirium, falls, osteoporosis, and urinary incontinence
  • How to communicate health care needs and wants and improve relationships with health care practitioners
  • Obtaining medical services, organizing care, and finding necessary resources
  • Medical tests
  • Drugs and aging
  • Alternative and complementary medicine
  • Exercise for older adults with medical disorders
  • How to cope with disease
  • Social, legal, and ethical issues
 
SPECIAL FEATURES
The Merck Manual of Health & Aging - The comprehensive guide for older adults and those who care for and about them

Designed to be easy for older adults to read and use.

  • Large type size and written in everyday language
  • Two-color, high-contrast design
  • 66 chapters organized into four sections
  • Easy-to-follow cross-referencing symbols within the text
  • Helpful tables, graphs, and illustrations that further explain the text
  • Table of commonly used trade name drugs and their generic equivalents
  • Detailed index with thousands of entries

 

 
 
 

 

 

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