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App Permissions Install Settings Note:
• We do not collect or use any personal information. There are, however, some permissions necessary for the app to function properly.
1. Photos/Media/Files – This allows the app to store the medical content and multimedia for offline use without requiring the user to reload all the large content when the app updates.
2. Device and App History – This is used only to keep the app and content up to date.
Developed especially for patients, caregivers, and families, this version of the MSD Manual medical information app is created just for you. Now with many new features and enhancements, the MSD Manual Consumer app is written in everyday language. This Consumer Version provides clear, practical explanations for thousands of medical disorders, including symptoms and what doctors do to diagnose and treat medical conditions.
The trusted MSD Manual Consumer medical information app for on-the-go reference offers:
• Health and medical information written and updated regularly by more than 350 medical experts
• Topics searchable by symptom, diagnosis or treatment, all written in easy-to-understand language
• Photos and Illustrations on thousands of disorders and diseases
• Animations that visually demonstrate diseases and treatments
• Interactive Quizzes* to test knowledge on health topics
• Medical News and Commentary* covering the most current and important health topics
• Editorials* written by top medical experts
• Self-assessments* to check your health and fitness levels
*Internet access needed.
About MSD Manuals
Our mission is simple:
We believe that health information is a universal right and that every person is entitled to accurate, accessible and usable medical information. We have a responsibility to protect, preserve and share the best current medical information to enable more informed decisions, enhance relationships between patients and professionals, and improve health care outcomes around the world.
That’s why we are making the MSD Manuals available for free in digital form to professionals and patients around the world. No registration or subscription required, and no ads.
This mobile application is intended for use outside the United States, its territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada only.
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Adverse Event Reporting: In a country outside the United States, there may be specific procedures in place to address reports of adverse events. Please contact your local MSD office or local health authority for more information.
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- Added Healthy Living Information page
- Added Recently visited topic in Medical Section & Search Page
- Highlight searched text in the search list
- Added Text-to-Speech feature for Medical topic details
- Added Did you mean feature based on the topic named in the search list
- Updated News and commentary flow to online
- Related application section
- Text to highlight feature from the medical topic details page
Ratings and Reviews
I’m so glad I came across this. I’d been looking for accurate information and been getting a lot of run around answers. I call them candy coated, leaving out bits and pieces and frustrating me for the last 6 months. Finally, just the facts in one place.
People need to know about this app
This is high quality and thorough medical information written in a concise way.
This app is prefect for non medical people.
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- Usage Data
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- Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC
- 162.9 MB
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires iPadOS 9.0 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 9.0 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- 12+ Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
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