Mayo Clinic guide to self-care : answers for everyday health problems
Book
2017
1 available of 4 items

Provides reliable, practical, easy-to-understand information on more than 300 common medical conditions and issues relating to your health. No book can replace the advice of your doctor or other health care provider. Instead, our intent is to help you understand and safely manage some common health problems. In addition, you'll learn how to recognize serious problems so that you'll know when to contact your health care provider and when to call 911 or your local emergency number.

Item Details
Subjects:
Self-care, Health -- Popular works.
Other Authors:
Kermott, Cindy A., editor.
Mayo Clinic, publisher.
Millman, Martha, editor.
ISBN:
9781893005594 (trade paperback)
9781893005594
1893005593
Edition:
Seventh edition.
Description:
xix, 298 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Notes:
Includes travel information sources and index.
Contents:
Ready, check go!
Emergencies and urgent care. CPR
Choking
Heart attack
Stroke
Poisoning emergencies
Severe bleeding
Shock
Allergic reactions
Bites and stings
Burns
Cold-weather problems
Cuts, scrapes and wounds
Eye injuries
Foodborne illness
Heat-related problems
Poisonous plants
Tooth problems
Trauma : bones and muscles
Trauma : head injuries
General symptoms. Dizziness and fainting
Fatigue
Fever
Pain
Sleep disorders
Sweating and body odor
Unexpected weight changes
Common problems. Back and neck
Digestive system
Ears and hearing
Eyes and vision
Headache
Limbs, muscles, bones and joints
Lungs, chest and breathing
Nose and sinuses
Skin, hair and nails
Throat and mouth
Men's health
Women's health
Specific conditions. Respiratory allergies
Thyroid disorders
Arthritis
Asthma
Cancer
Diabetes
Heart disease
Hepatitis
High blood pressure
Sexually transmitted diseases
Mental health. Addictive behavior
Anxiety disorders
Depression
Domestic violence
Memory loss
Staying healthy. Weight : what's healthy for you?
Healthy eating
Lowering your cholesterol
Physical activity and fitness
Keeping stress under control
Screening and immunization
Protecting yourself
Aging and your health
Your health and the workplace. Health, safety and injury prevention
Stress relievers
Coping with technology
The healthy consumer. You and your health care provider
Home medical testing kits
Your family medical tree
Medications and you
Dietary supplements
Integrative medicine
The healthy traveler.
LCCN:
2009938854
Link to PAC
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