Merck Manuals


The Merck Manuals are a comprehensive medical information source covering thousands of topics in all fields of medicine.

First published in 1899 as a small reference book for physicians and pharmacists, The Manual grew in size and scope to become one of the most widely used comprehensive medical resources for professionals and consumers. As the Manual evolved, it continually expanded the reach and depth of its offerings to reflect the mission of providing the best medical information of the day to a wide cross-section of users, including medical professionals and students, veterinarians and veterinary students, and consumers.


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The Merck manuals are offered as a free public service to health care professionals and the general public. 

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Content last reviewed: August 18, 2020