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This is the tenth edition of this familiar and popular book since 1899 and it does credit to its predecessors. Designed to provide the physician with a ready source of information, The Merck Manual admirably fulfills its function.
The present edition of about 1,900 pages is divided into two main sections. Part I includes the diagnostic and therapeutic material and Part II is a manual of clinical procedures, laboratory tests, radioisotopes, and immunization methods.
The clinical section contains twenty-one chapters on each of the specialized fields of medicine from allergy to venereal diseases, and embraces a wide variety of disorders.
The Merck Manual.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:881. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-5-881_1
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