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    Emotional Female

    by Yumiko Kadota ...
    Narrated by Yumiko Kadota ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 53 min

    Yumiko Kadota was a young, gifted medical student - the top of her class - on her way to becoming an outstanding plastic and reconstructive surgeon. Fourteen years she'd studied and worked hard. She put in 70-hour weeks at the public hospital as a plastic surgery registrar, accepted everything her superiors threw at her because that's what you do to get on, right? Her life revolved around her work ... Read more

    $32.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Still Not Safe

    Patient Safety and the Middle-Managing of American Medicine

    Unabridged

    7 hours 12 min

    Still Not Safe is the story of the rise of the patient-safety movement-and how an "epidemic" of medical errors was derived from a reality that didn't support such a characterization. Physician Robert Wears and organizational theorist Kathleen Sutcliffe trace the origins of patient safety to the emergence of market trends that challenged the place of doctors in the larger medical ecosystem: the ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Breathtaking

    the UK’s human story of Covid

    by Rachel Clarke ...
    Narrated by Rachel Clarke ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 58 min

    'Rachel takes the worst life can throw at us and shows us the beauty in it' Adam Kay, author of This is Going to HurtIncluded in Best Books to read in 2021 pieces in the Sunday Times, Guardian, Financial Times, New Stateman, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Evening Standard, The Tablet, Sunday Business Post, Irish Times, iPaper and Stylist Online.How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Gatekeeper

    Unabridged

    8 hours 32 min

    $31.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Priced Out

    The Economic and Ethical Costs of American Health Care

    Narrated by Bob Souer ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 13 min

    From a giant of health care policy, an engaging and enlightening account of why American health care is so expensive-and why it doesn't have to be. Uwe Reinhardt was a towering figure and moral conscience of health care policy in the United States and beyond. Famously bipartisan, he advised presidents and Congress on health reform and originated central features of the Affordable Care Act. In ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Admissions

    A Life in Brain Surgery

    by Henry Marsh ...
    Narrated by Henry Marsh ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 54 min

    'Sensational' SUNDAY TIMES NO. BESTSELLER'Extraordinary...both exhilarating and alarming...fascinating' DAILY MAIL'Wonderful...a testament to the tenacity of the human spirit' FINANCIAL TIMESHenry Marsh has spent four decades operating on the human brain. In this searing and provocative memoir following his retirement from the NHS, he reflects on the experiences that have shaped his career and ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Love Drugs

    The Chemical Future of Relationships

    Narrated by Brian D. Earp ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 10 min

    Is there a pill for love? What about an "anti-love drug," to help us get over an ex? This book argues that certain psychoactive substances, including MDMA-the active ingredient in Ecstasy-may help ordinary couples work through relationship difficulties and strengthen their connection. Others may help sever an emotional connection during a breakup. These substances already exist, and they have ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Who Says You're Dead?

    Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned

    Narrated by Jonathan Yen ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours

    Drawing upon the author's two decades teaching medical ethics, as well as his work as a practicing psychiatrist, this profound and addictive little book offers up challenging ethical dilemmas and asks listeners, What would you do? - A daughter gets tested to see if she's a match to donate a kidney to her father. The test reveals that she is not the man's biological daughter. Should the doctor tell ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Medical Bondage

    Race, Gender, and the Origins of American Gynecology

    Narrated by Allyson Johnson ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 39 min

    The accomplishments of pioneering doctors such as John Peter Mettauer, James Marion Sims, and Nathan Bozeman are well documented. It is also no secret that these nineteenth-century gynecologists performed experimental caesarean sections, ovariotomies, and obstetric fistula repairs primarily on poor and powerless women. Medical Bondage breaks new ground by exploring how and why physicians denied ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Selbstoptimierung

    Zwei Originalvorträge

    series O-Ton-Wissenschaft

    Unabridged

    57 min

    1 | Reinhard Ziegler: Anti-Aging – Ein Markt der Illusionen Sendung: 23.09.2001, SWR2, Redaktion: Ralf Caspary Anti-Aging Medizin ist ein Begriff, der misstrauisch macht, meint er doch Medizin gegen das Älterwerden. Dem Altern sind alle Lebewesen vom Anfang der Evolution an unterworfen, damit einher geht eine jeweils durchschnittliche Lebenserwartungen. Die Phasen dieses Prozesses sind bekannt, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Carte Blanche

    The Erosion of Medical Consent

    Narrated by William DeMeritt ...
    series Columbia Global Reports

    Unabridged

    4 hours 26 min

    Carte Blanche is the alarming tale of how the right of Americans to say "no" to risky medical research is eroding at a time when we are racing to produce a vaccine and treatments for Covid-19This medical right that we have long taken for granted was first sacrificed on the altar of military expediency in 1990 when the Department of Defense asked for and received from the FDA a waiver that ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Stem Cell Hope

    How Stem Cell Medicine Can Change Our Lives

    by Alice Park ...
    Narrated by Walter Dixon ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 53 min

    A landmark book by the senior science writer at Time magazine introduces us to a medical breakthrough that can save our lives. Few people know much about stem cell research beyond the ethical questions raised by using embryos. But in the last decade, stem cell research has made huge advances toward eliminating some of our most intractable diseases. Now this sweeping and accessible book introduces ... Read more

    $52.39 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Undercover Epicenter Nurse

    How Fraud, Negligence, and Greed Led to Unnecessary Deaths at Elmhurst Hospital

    Unabridged

    7 hours 47 min

    Army combat veteran and registered nurse Erin Olszewski's most deeply held values were put to the test when she arrived as a travel nurse at Elmhurst Hospital in the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic. After serving in Iraq, she was back on the front lines-and this time, she found, the situation was even worse. Rooms were filthy, nurses were lax with sanitation measures, and hospital-acquired ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Gene

    An Intimate History

    Narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris ...

    Unabridged

    19 hours 21 min

    *Shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction 2016*The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history, from bestselling, prize-winning author Siddhartha Mukherjee.Spanning the globe and several centuries, The Gene is the story of the quest to decipher the master-code that makes and defines humans, that governs our form and function.The story of the ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Genetics in the Madhouse

    The Unknown History of Human Heredity

    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    14 hours 1 min

    In the early 1800s, a century before there was any concept of the gene, physicians in insane asylums began to record causes of madness in their admission books. Almost from the beginning, they pointed to heredity as the most important of these causes. As doctors and state officials steadily lost faith in the capacity of asylum care to stem the terrible increase of insanity, they began emphasizing ... Read more

    $44.91 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Atomic Doctors

    Conscience and Complicity at the Dawn of the Nuclear Age

    Narrated by Adam Lofbomm ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 9 min

    After his father died, James L. Nolan, Jr., took possession of a box of private family materials. To his surprise, the small secret archive contained a treasure trove of information about his grandfather's role as a doctor in the Manhattan Project. Dr. Nolan, it turned out, had been a significant figure. A talented ob-gyn radiologist, he cared for the scientists on the project, organized safety ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Frozen

    My Journey Into the World of Cryonics, Deception, and Death

    Narrated by William Dufris ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 34 min

    At first, the job as clinical director at Alcor Life Extension Foundation was an exciting change for veteran paramedic Larry Johnson: a well-funded research facility pushing the limits of modern biotech. But as he gained the trust of his eccentric coworkers and was promoted to acting COO, Larry was thrust into a nightmare world of scandalous controversy, gruesome practices, and deadly secrets. One ... Read more

    $32.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The South Carolina State Hospital

    Stories from Bull Street

    Narrated by Adam Lofbomm ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 51 min

    Nearly two decades after it closed, the South Carolina State Hospital continues to hold a palpable mystique in Columbia and throughout the state. Founded in 1821 as the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum, it housed, fed, and treated thousands of patients incapable of surviving on their own. The patient population in 1961 eclipsed 6,600, well above its listed capacity of 4,823, despite an operating ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Human Flourishing in an Age of Gene Editing

    Unabridged

    12 hours 51 min

    International uproar followed the recent announcement of the birth of twin girls whose genomes had been edited with a breakthrough DNA editing-technology. This technology, called clustered regularly interspaced short palindrome repeats or CRISPR-Cas9, can alter any DNA. The potential uses of CRISPR-Cas9 and other gene editing technologies are unprecedented in human history. By using these ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Science, Religion, and Ethics in Twenty-First Century Biomedical Discoveries

    Which Way Is Forward?

    Narrated by Kevin FitzGerald ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    What is human? Can the promise of great scientific discoveries be reconciled with traditional notions of God and ethics? Are we capable of using biotechnology to better the human condition? How can science, religion, and ethics be used to inform our decisions? What will an increasingly sophisticated understanding of genetics mean for health care or our understanding of free will?Advances in 21st ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Bioethics

    The Dilemmas of Modern Medicine

    by Jeffrey Kahn ...
    Narrated by Jeffrey Kahn ...
    series One Day University

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    One Day University presents a series of audio lectures recorded in real-time from some of the top minds in the United States. Given by award-winning professors and experts in their field, these recorded lectures dive deep into the worlds of religion, government, literature, and social justice.In this lecture, Professor Kahn will examine the state of health care and biomedical research in the U.S. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Wounded Storyteller

    Body, Illness, and Ethics Second Edition

    by Arthur Frank ...
    Narrated by Trevor Thompson ...

    Unabridged

    8 hours 19 min

    Since it was first published in 1995, The Wounded Storyteller has occupied a unique place in the body of work on illness. Both the collective portrait of a so-called "remission society" of those who suffer from some type of illness or disability and a cogent analysis of their stories within a larger framework of narrative theory, Arthur W. Frank's book has reached a large and diverse following, ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    A Commitment to Compassion

    Reflections from a Life of Service

    Unabridged

    2 hours 20 min

    In A Commitment to Compassion, Avram R. Kraft, MD, reminds us that each of us can make a difference. Avram makes that difference against a medical landscape, but in sharing his wisdom, insights, doubt, and vulnerabilities, he invites all of us to consider what compassion means and how it can be part of our daily living. As he states in a chapter called Repairing the World, “Every day, we have an ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Tuskegee Syphilis Study

    An Insiders' Account of the Shocking Medical Experiment Conducted by Government Doctors Against African American Men

    by Fred D. Gray ...
    Narrated by David Sadzin ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 6 min

    In 1932, the US Public Health Service recruited 623 African American men from Macon County, Alabama, for a study of "the effects of untreated syphilis in the Negro male." For the next forty years-even after the development of penicillin, the cure for syphilis-these men were denied medical care for this potentially fatal disease. The Tuskegee Syphilis Study was exposed in 1972, and in 1975 the ... Read more

    $23.95 AUD or free with audiobook trial