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120 Diseases

Peter Abrahams

Detailed, up-to-date medical information is essential in order to make the right decisions for your own health and that of your family. From measles, mumps and rubella to AIDS, tuberculosis and meningitis, 120 Diseases is an accessible, authoritative guide to... Read moreRead less

Detailed, up-to-date medical information is essential in order to make the right decisions for your own health and that of your family. From measles, mumps and rubella to AIDS, tuberculosis and meningitis, 120 Diseases is an accessible, authoritative guide to medical conditions, syndromes and ailments. From common childhood diseases such as chicken pox and whooping cough, to skin complaints such as acne and alopecia, all of the most common ailments are discussed in detail.

Conditions caused by genetic and environmental factors are also covered, as are a range of cancers and other serious health problems. Each condition is dealt with individually, with clearly presented information on symptoms, diagnosis and causes, as well as practical advice on diagnosis, prevention and treatment.

Written by a professor of medicine and with more than 800 colour photographs and artworks, including annotated colour diagrams of affected parts of the body and the latest medical imaging techniques, 120 Diseases is an essential home reference guide for the general reader.

Format: 297 x 227mm
Extent: 256pp
Word count: 145,000
Illustrations: more than 800 colour photographs and artworks

Peter Abrahams

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