Healthwise Handbook: A Self-Care Guide for You, 15th Edition

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This 354-page self-care guide helps you do a better job of managing your family's health problems. This book contains guidelines on prevention, home treatment, and when to call a health professional for over 200 health problems. Healthwise Handbook is written to help people make better health-related decision in areas such as:

 Whether or not to see a doctor about symptoms specific to a health condition
 How to treat minor medical conditions at home
 Preparing for a doctor visit and communicating effectively with your doctor
 Making wise decisions about tests, medications, and surgeries
 How to make lifestyle choices to improve your health
 Immunizations schedules and recommendations for Health Screenings

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The Healthwise mission is to help people make better health care decisions. Healthwise is the leader in providing medical self-care books to consumers around the world. Healthwise books, filled with Prescription-Strength Information(tm), have repeatedly won focus group selections for their easy-to-use format, consumer focus, helpful illustrations, and clear guidelines for decision support. All Healthwise publications are reliable and credible sources of health information. An expert, independent medical review board ensures that topics contain accurate, up-to-date, and evidence-based information.

About the Author:

Donald W. Kemper, MPH, has written six books on self-care, health promotion, and information therapy, including the "HealthwiseŽ Handbook" and "Information Therapy: Prescribed Information as a Reimbursable Medical Service". Mr. Kemper is founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of nonprofit Healthwise, Incorporated, and founding chair for the Washington, D.C.-based Center for Information Therapy.

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