DR ISHRAT SYED is surgeon working in Bombay. She trained at Grant Medical college and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals. Her practice is in the disciplines of paediatric, neonatal and general surgery. The believe educating patients and helping her understand health-and disease-is integral to the practice of medicine. This Compendium is the bridge they offer from anxiety and illness to knowledge and well being.
A COMPENDIUM OF FAMILY HEALTH
With Over 1000 entries on matters of health and disease, A Compendium of Family Health is the ideal book to open when you are bewildered by a medical crisis. These are entries designed to inform and clarify. They address worrying questions like: What could be causing the illness? –What can I do immediately to relive distress? Quick aids are listed for every emergency. Understanding illness is but a small part of keeping your family healthy. With this in mind, the Compendium offers information about the structure and functions of the human body, growth and pregnancy, nutrition and psychological health. A separate section about drugs in common use, highlights the way they work and will help you understand your doctor’s prescription.