Sick! Diseases and Disorders, Injuries and Infections presents the latest information
on 140 wide-ranging illnesses, disorders, and injuries. Included
are entries on familiar medical problems readers might encounter in daily
life, such as acne, asthma, chickenpox, cancer, and learning disorders. Some
rare and fascinating illnesses are covered as well, such as smallpox, hantaviruses,
and Creutzfeld Jakob disease (also known as mad cow disease).
Entries are arranged alphabetically across the four-volume set and generally
range from three to eight pages in length.