This medical reference manual, written by a physician, is a compilation of many of the "MOST COMMONS" OF MEDICINE. This manual provides medical students a resource which is useful when studying for examinations & reviewing material. It is also useful when preparing for National Board exams. It is POCKET SIZE & easy to carry in the white coat in the hopital. This edition contains over 3,500 entries organized into 15 chapters, & is a handy source by which one can quickly access information. There are chapters detailing the most common CAUSES, most common NEOPLASMS, most common PEOPLE AFFECTED/INFECTED, most common SYMPTOMS, most common TYPES OF MEDICAL ENTITIES, & OTHERS. The organization is ALPHABETICAL for ease of looking up entries - similar to a dictionary. The manual saves students the time of looking through major texts with long chapters by providing the "most commons" in a handy reference format. The manual is useful for medical students, interns & residents, & attending physicians. Nurses & allied health students have found the manual useful. Even non-medical people refer to the manual for medical information. There is no other medical manual with content & organization like this one! Orders can be filled by any of the four major medical book distributors listed: J.A. Majors Company, 1851 Diplomat Drive, Dallas, TX 75234-9014. Phone (214) 247-2929, FAX (214) 241-7003. Matthews Medical Books, 11559 Rock Island Court, Maryland Heights, MO 63043. Phone (800) MED-BOOK (633-2665), (314) 432-1400, FAX (314) 432-7044. Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc., 511 Feheley Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406. Phone (800) 345-6425, FAX (800) 223-7488. Login Brothers Book Company, 1436 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60607. Phone (800) 621-4249, (312) 733-6424, FAX (312) 666-2680.Grosso, Steven M. is the author of 'Most Common Manual for Medical Students', published 1991 under ISBN 9780963335401 and ISBN 0963335405.