Take Care of Yourself, 10th Edition: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Self-Care (Paperback)

Take Care of Yourself, 10th Edition: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Self-Care By James F. Fries, Donald M. Vickery Cover Image

Take Care of Yourself, 10th Edition: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Self-Care (Paperback)

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A revised edition of the classic self-care guide, with new research on aging. "Every family should have this book"(Annals of Internal Medicine).

Continuing to break new ground after forty years in print, Take Care of Yourself is the go-to guide for at home self-care. Simple to use, even in a crisis, the easy-to-navigate flowcharts help you quickly look up your symptoms and find an explanation of likely causes and possible home remedies, as well as advice on when you should go see a doctor. This comprehensive guide covers emergencies, over 175 healthcare concerns, the twenty things you should keep in a home pharmacy, and how to work best with your doctor. This new edition explains the latest research on how to postpone aging and what you can do to prevent chronic illness and stay in your best shape as you age. With new information on the Zika virus, prescription pain relievers, and other pertinent updates throughout, Take Care of Yourself remains your path to the most comprehensive and dependable self-care.
James F. Fries, MD, is Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, at Stanford University. His work involves the study of health outcomes and how to improve them, prevention of disease by reduction in health risks, self-care techniques, and health economics. He has published over 300 scientific articles and 11 books.

Donald M. Vickery, MD, helped develop the first medical decision charts for non-doctors. Formerly the head of the nonprofit Self-Care Institute, he died in 2008. Fries and Vickery also coauthored, with Robert H. Pantell, Taking Care of Your Child.
Product Details ISBN: 9780738219738
ISBN-10: 0738219738
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Publication Date: August 29th, 2017
Pages: 416
Language: English