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SPECIAL NOTE ABOUT DOWNLOAD
*** Downloading this app is a 2-step process: the first step is a download of the app template, and the second step is a full download of app content. This can take 5 to 10 minutes on wifi in 64-bit devices. 32-bit devices may take longer. Please do not navigate away from the app until both steps have been completed. ***

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.

Medical knowledge is power. The Merck Manual Consumer App features clear, practical explanations for thousands of medical disorders, including symptoms and what doctors do to diagnose and treat medical conditions.

The trusted Merck Manual Consumer medical app for home 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--scores can be posted on Twitter
• Drug and Medicine Information Guide* including:
- Drug Interactions
- Pill Identifier
- Medications and over-the-counter drugs
• 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 Merck 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 Merck Manuals available for free in digital form to professionals and patients around the world. No registration or subscription required, and no ads.

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This mobile application is intended for use in the United States, its territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada only.

For more information please read the End User License Agreement at
http://www.merck.com/policy/terms-of-use/merck-apps-home.html.

For more information about our privacy practices, please see our privacy commitment at http://www.merck.com/policy/commitment/home.html.
To report an adverse event with a specific Merck product, or to report suspected issues or problems with the application, please call the Merck National Service Center at 1-800-672-6372.

For questions or help with the app, please contact merckmanualsinfo@merck.com

Update: When the user switches to another app but leaves the app running, the app will retain the last visited page instead of returning to the home page.

 Free in Google Play

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Version History

Launched Jun 09, 2016 (almost 3 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 3 months, on average.

Oct 09
2018
(Current)
Version 1.5

Updated medical topics
New: 3D Anatomy Models
Improved navigation

Apr 18
2018
Version 1.4.3

Updated About pages, Terms of Use, and FAQ pages
Improved video functionality

Dec 11
2017
Version 1.4.2

• Download and update issue fixed
• App and Video downloads can now be done in background mode
• Faster Sync and loading of Medical Topics pages
• Improved Search functionality and topic navigation
• Enhanced video download feature to enhance and protect video downloads
• Secured App URL can now be shared on Social Media
• New maximize button allows Videos to be displayed full screen
• Ability to navigate the Medical Topics from Videos

Nov 02
2017
Version 1.4.1

• App and Video downloads can now be done in background mode
• Faster Sync and loading of Medical Topics pages
• Improved Search functionality and topic navigation
• Enhanced video download feature to enhance and protect video downloads
• Secured App URL can now be shared on Social Media
• New maximize button allows Videos to be displayed full screen
• Ability to navigate the Medical Topics from Videos
• Download and update issue fixed

Oct 22
2017
Version 1.4

• App and Video downloads can now be done in background mode
• Faster Sync and loading of Medical Topics pages
• Improved Search functionality and topic navigation
• Enhanced video download feature to enhance and protect video downloads
• Secured App URL can now be shared on Social Media
• New maximize button allows Videos to be displayed full screen
• Ability to navigate the Medical Topics from Videos

Jun 22
2017
Version 1.3

Improved functionality.

Feb 17
2017
Version 1.2

• Permissions for user phone number and contacts have been REMOVED!
• Enhanced video download
• Improved print capability for photos and figures
• Favorites can now be grouped by content type
• Updated User Guide
• Quicker downloads
• Improved usability and functionality

Oct 03
2016
Version 1.1.2

Now compatible with 7.0 Nougat and additional tablet devices.

Aug 23
2016
Version 1.1.1

Download/Install time improved, videos and favorites retained after program update, bulk download of up to 10 videos at a time, User Guide and FAQ added, notification badge icon freeze fixed, search result priority improved, minor user enhancements and bug fixes.

Jun 09
2016
Version 1.0

Previous 3 versions
 

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