Are your patrons seeking authoritative health information? Offering in-depth coverage of all areas of health and disease,Human Diseases and Conditions, 3rd ed. offers current and accurate information on approximately 450 diseases and conditions. This edition includes nearly 75 new and 360 completely reviewed and revised articles. In addition, the comprehensiveness of 425 photos, informative illustrations, and charts thoroughly enhances the already-rich textual information.
Read what Laurie Selwyn, retired county law librarian, thinks aboutHuman Diseases and Conditions:
Ferrara (editor) pulls together 467 unsigned articles that discuss diseases (cataracts, Zika), social issues (bullying, hearing lo ) and psychiatric conditions (body image, anxiety, phobia ). Each entry provides an overview of the topic, correct pronunciation, and definition of medical or scientific terms, and general information (the conditions fieguency. symptoms. diagnosis, complications, treatment, and prevention); some articles feature stories of people living with the condition. Sidebars, photos, and well-designed illustrations enhance the text . . .this enlightening, current, and easy-to-read medical reference is an excellent addition to libraries.
—Library Journal, May 2017