This 11th revised, enlarged and updated edition is clearly written, user friendly and illustrated book that follows a systems approach to identifying as well as treating human diseases. The book, comprising 47 separate sections covering the causes and symptoms of major diseases as well as of common ailments and disorders, ranging from body aches and pains to anxiety, high blood pressure and diabetes, etc. and the medicines to prevent and treat them, is an invaluable resource in any household. It seeks to provide you with all the answers you need on the safe and effectual dosage of frequently used and prescribed drugs. In clear, compassionate and practical language it informs the reader of the probable adverse and injurious effects of readily available off the shelf drugs, of highly potent antibiotics as well as the precautions to be exercised in their use.
Further, in an endeavor to broaden its readership reach, The Complete Family Medicine Book is cross-indexed by different brand names for the same basic drug so as to save the reader from unwanted confusion, misunderstanding and expenditure. With trusted and easy-to-follow advice supported by the latest clinical research, The Family Medicine Book is the definitive guide for modern family care. In short, it is a one-stop health guide packed with advice on how to maintain a lifetime of good health. This edition of The Family Medicine Book seeks to enlighten every reader on the how, when and why of the drugs he and his family are likely to use, and to facilitate effective and non-hazardous drug usage.