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American Medical Association is the author of Journal of the American Medical Association (1908), Transactions of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Medical Association at the 49th-86th Annual Session ... 1898-1935 (1903), A History of the American Medical Association, 1847 to 1947 (1947), JAMA and other 61 books.

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Transactions of the Section on Pediatrics of the American Medical Association at the 49th-86th Annual Session ... 1898-1935

JAMA

JAMA
Includes proceedings of the Association, papers read at the annual sessions, and list of current medical literature.

Code of Medical Ethics of the American Medical Association

American Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor

release date: Oct 01, 2001
American Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor
The last time you visited your doctor, did you . . . * hesitate to ask a question-and leave without the answer you needed? * not understand your doctor''s explanation of your illness or its treatment? * wish you could be more in control of your healthcare? You can take control. The more you know about your healthcare needs and the more actively you work with your doctor, the better healthcare you will receive. In this concise, easy-to-understand book, the American Medical Association-the world''s most prominent organization of physicians-demystifies the relationship between patient and doctor and guides you in building an ongoing dialogue with your healthcare provider. Using nontechnical language and a reassuring tone, the American Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor explains: * What your doctor needs to know about you and what he or she looks for in an examination * How to understand a diagnosis and discuss treatment options and goals * When and how to ask for a second opinion * How to speak for a child or older person in your care * How to discuss sensitive subjects such as sexuality, drug dependence, depression, and family violence * Your rights and responsibilities as a healthcare consumer * Where to go for more help and information Encouraging, authoritative, and thorough, the American Medical Association Guide to Talking to Your Doctor empowers you to communicate better with your doctor so that you can work together to achieve a common goal-your good health. For more than 150 years, the American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the nation and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world. The AMA continues to work to advance the art and science of medicine and to be an advocate for patients and the voice of physicians in the United States.

Transactions of the Section on Ophthalmology of the American Medical Association at the ... Annual Session, Held at ...

Principles of medical ethics of the American Medical Association

The American Medical Association Family Medical Guide

release date: Jan 01, 1987
The American Medical Association Family Medical Guide
Gives the latest information on the symptoms, risks and treatment of over 650 diseases and disorders, plus disgnostic symptom charts.

American Medical Association Guide to Home Caregiving

release date: Mar 25, 2002
American Medical Association Guide to Home Caregiving
At some time, most families will need to provide home care for an aging family member who is ill or disabled. While home caregiving provides many benefits, it takes careful planning, support, and patience. The American Medical Association Guide to Home Caregiving provides the information you need to take the best possible care of an elderly, ill, or disabled person in a home setting. Written by experts from the American Medical Association, the book explains such essentials as how to: * Plan and arrange a room to adapt to a loved one''s needs * Give medications, maintain hygiene, monitor symptoms, deal with incontinence, provide emotional support, and relieve boredom * Choose a home healthcare provider * Pay for home healthcare, including Medicare and Medicaid, and long-term care insurance * Care for a person with Alzheimer''s disease or a terminal illness * Choose between alternative living arrangements such as assisted living facilities or nursing homes * Take care of yourself, the caregiver With advice that touches both the physical and the emotional aspects of caregiving, this supportive, practical handbook will help make the experience as successful and rewarding as possible for you and your loved one. For more than 150 years, the American Medical Association has been the leading group of medical experts in the nation and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world. The AMA continues to work to advance the art and science of medicine and to be an advocate for patients and the voice of physicians in the United States.

Transactions of the Section on Dermatology of the American Medical Association

Proceedings of the House of Delegates, Interim Meeting - American Medical Association

Manual on Alcoholism of the American Medical Association

Current Opinions of the Judicial Council of the American Medical Association

The American Medical Association Home Medical Encyclopedia

release date: Jan 01, 1989
The American Medical Association Home Medical Encyclopedia
An A-Z reference guide to over 5,000 Medical Terms---Including Symptoms, Diseases, Drugs and Treatments.---[cover].

American Medical Association Pocket Guide to Sports First Aid

release date: Jan 01, 1993
American Medical Association Pocket Guide to Sports First Aid
One of the first guides in an important new pocket series from the nation''s most trusted health-care and athletic injury authority: the American Medical Association.

American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen

release date: Dec 08, 2010
American Medical Association Boy's Guide to Becoming a Teen
Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every boy’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues boys face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Boy’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about girls The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body Pimples, acne, and how to properly care for your skin Your reproductive system—inside and out Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

The American Medical Association Guide to Heart Care

release date: Jan 01, 1984
The American Medical Association Guide to Heart Care
Abstract: The prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease is thoroughly presented in this guide for heart disease patients and others interested in delaying or preventing heart problems. Aspects of heart care that are discussed include; 1) what researchers have found in the area of preventive care for heart disease, 2) scientific advances in treating those who have had heart attacks, and 3) the latest medical advances in cardiovascular research and implications for the future. Normal heart function is described and risk factors for developing heart disease, such as diet (cholesterol, saturated fat), stress, smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, and obesity are presented. Diagnosis of cardiovascular disease is explained and different types of heart problems including heart attack, cardiac arrest, angina, heart block, and congestive heart failure are defined. Treatments for cardiovascular disease that are discussed include bypass surgery, artificial pacemaker implantation, heart transplant, and artificial heart surgery. Features of the guide include a chart of the do''s and dont''s of heart care, and a glossary of lay terms. (aj).

American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen

release date: Jun 29, 2012
American Medical Association Girl's Guide to Becoming a Teen
Becoming a teen is an important milestone in every girl’s life. It’s even more important to get answers and advice to the most common health issues girls face from a trusted source. The American Medical Association Girl’s Guide to Becoming a Teen is filled with invaluable advice to get you ready for the changes you will experience during puberty. Learn about these important topics and more: Puberty and what kinds of physical and emotional changes you can expect—from your developing body to your feelings about boys The importance of eating the right foods and taking care of your body Your reproductive system inside and out Starting your period—what it means and how to handle it Thinking about relationships and dealing with new feelings

The First American Medical Association Reports on Public Hygiene in American Cities

The American Medical Association Essential Guide to Menopause

release date: Apr 01, 2000
The American Medical Association Essential Guide to Menopause
The American Medical Association sorts through a wide array of professional views to compile solid, clear-cut information on menopause in one comprehensive volume. Now, every woman can make informed health-care decisions with her doctor during this life-changing condition, and weigh individual needs and health risks in choosing the best treatments. From recognizing its earliest symptoms to reducing the potential of menopause-related health problems, here is everything you need to know about: Physical symptoms throughout all phases of menopause Feeling good emotionally Early detection of heart disease, breast cancer and other health risks Osteoporosis prevention-how to maintain strong, healthy bones Treatments including hormone replacement therapy, other prescription medications and complementary therapies Gynecological problems and procedures Lifestyle recommendations for fitness, nutrition and stress management Staying sexually active during menopause. The American Medical Association Essential Guide to Menopause includes a listing of brief touchstones to good health, "Your Menopause Health Priorities Checklist," as well as a detailed glossary of medical terms made easy. Now you can be prepared for the changes that come with menopause -- and feel assured and empowered -- with this authoritative, indispensable guide.

American Medical Association Complete Guide to Your Children's Health

release date: Jan 01, 1999
American Medical Association Complete Guide to Your Children's Health
A comprehensive guide to the health needs of children.

American Medical Association Guide to Living with Diabetes

release date: Mar 22, 2011
American Medical Association Guide to Living with Diabetes
More than 3 Million American Medical Association Books Sold From America’s Most Trusted Health Authority, the Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Type 2 Diabetes Millions of Americans have type 2 diabetes, and millions more are at risk of developing the disease. The good news is that it is both preventable and treatable. In the American Medical Association Guide to Living with Diabetes you’ll learn everything you need to know to prevent type 2 diabetes, take control of it if you already have it, and reduce your risk of life-threatening complications. This book provides clear, easy-to-understand explanations of what type 2 diabetes is, what causes it, and how to determine if you are at risk. You’ll find a detailed, easy-to-follow program for preventing diabetes by eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and reaching and maintaining a healthy weight. If you are living with diabetes, this invaluable guide offers in-depth explanations of the recommended lifestyle changes that can help you manage the disease, stressing the importance of rigorous testing and control of your blood sugar to avoid complications. You will learn about the available medications for treating diabetes and about alternative and complementary therapies. The book also includes sections on gestational diabetes and the increasing threat that type 2 diabetes poses to at-risk children. By following the recommendations and guidelines in the American Medical Association Guide to Living with Diabetes, you can reduce or eliminate the symptoms, avoid or minimize the risk of serious complications, and become more physically fit, energetic, and alert. In fact, there’s no reason you can’t be healthier that you’ve ever been. For more than 150 years, the AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION has been the leading group of medical experts in the United States and one of the most respected health-related organizations in the world. The AMA continues to work to advance the art and science of medicine and to be an advocate for patients and the voice of physicians in the United States.

American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness

release date: Sep 29, 2008
American Medical Association Complete Guide to Prevention and Wellness
In a comprehensive guide to preventing illness and promoting health, experts from the American Medical Association introduce the foundations of life-long wellness; describe how to prevent such ailments as heart disease, stroke, cancer, hypertension, and diabetes; and offer tips on stress reduction, smoking cessation, weight control, and other vital risk factors for people of all ages.

The American Medical Association Encyclopedia of Medicine

release date: Jan 01, 1989
The American Medical Association Encyclopedia of Medicine
In easy-to-understand language, this comprehensive guide covers common and uncommon disorders, diseases, their symptoms and treatments, diagnosis, and drugs
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