The Harriet Lane Handbook: A Manual for Pediatric House Officers
Veronica L. Gunn, Christian Nechyba
Mosby, 2002 - Medical - 1036 pages
For more than 50 years, The Harriet Lane Handbook has been the pediatrician's reference of choice in hospitals nationwide-and for good reason. Its unsurpassed diagnostic and management guidance, recommended tests, complete therapeutic information, and a comprehensive drug formulary make it essential for anyone who treats children. Now, the 16th Edition is completely revised and updated to provide the latest treatments, guidelines, and management recommendations.
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14th Edition also available in Spanish, ISBN: 84-8174-274-0
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