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  • The Complete Recovery Room Book

    The care that a patient receives in the first hours after surgery is crucial to minimizing the risk of complications. The recovery room staff must manage both comatose and physiologically unstable patients, and deal with the immediate post-operative care of surgical patients. The Complete Recovery Room Book, Sixth edition, provides nurses, surgeons, and anaesthetists with up-to-date guidance and ... Read more

    $79.99 AUD

  • A Nurse's Story

    by Tilda Shalof ...
    The team of nurses that Tilda Shalof found herself working with in the intensive care unit (ICU) of a big-city hospital was known as “Laura’s Line.” They were a bit wild: smart, funny, disrespectful of authority, but also caring and incredibly committed to their jobs. Laura set the tone with her quick remarks. Frances, from Newfoundland, was famous for her improvised recipes. Justine, the union ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Unexpected Patient

    True Kiwi stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical cases

    Stories of life, death and unforgettable clinical casesA psychiatrist and a patient with supernatural connections.A family man's resilience as he recovers from a life-changing terrorist attack.A rural nurse specialist and his incredible roadside rescue of a woman on the brink of cardiac death.A trauma therapist caught in the aftermath of a violent methamphetamine episode.The Unexpected Patient ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In Stitches

    by Nick Edwards ...
    The true story of an A&E doctor that became a huge word-of-mouth hit.Forget what you have seen on Casualty or Holby City, this is what it is really like to be working in A&E.Dr Nick Edwards writes with shocking honesty about life as an A&E doctor. He lifts the lid on government targets that led to poor patient care. He reveals the level of alcohol-related injuries that often bring the service to a ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Extremes

    Life, Death and the Limits of the Human Body

    by Kevin Fong ...
    In anaesthetist Dr Kevin Fong's television programmes he has often demonstrated the impact of extremes on the human body by using his own body as a 'guinea pig'. So Dr Fong is well placed to share his experience of the sheer audacity of medical practice at extreme physiological limits, where human life is balanced on a knife edge. Through gripping accounts of extraordinary events and pioneering ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Nurse's Story

    My Life in A&E During the Covid Crisis

    by Louise Curtis ...
    Moving, honest and inspiring – this is a nurse’s story of life in a busy A&E department during the Covid-19 crisis.Working in A&E is a challenging job but nurse Louise Curtis loves it. She was newly qualified as an advanced clinical practitioner, responsible for life or death decisions about the patients she saw, when the unthinkable happened and the country was hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Paramedic's Diary

    Life & Death on the Streets

    by Stuart Gray ...
    Stuart Gray is a paramedic dealing with the worst life can throw at him.A Paramedic's Diary is his gripping, blow-by-blow account of a year on the streets - 12 roller-coaster months of enormous highs and tragic lows. One day he'll save a young mother's life as she gives birth, the next he might watch a young girl die on the tarmac in front of him after a hit-and-run. His is a world of hoax calls, ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • ACLS - 2013 - ePub

    Arrhythmias

    by Ken Grauer ...
    This  new ePub version of our 5th Edition greatly enhances the content of our hard copy ACLS-2013-PB (Pocket Brain) book. Not limited by space constraints of the Pocket Brain - We have added and expanded numerous sections. In addition to actively incorporating current ACLS Guidelines - We venture “Beyond-the-Textbook” with commentary on each of the major algorithms that contains pra... ... Read more

    $9.61 AUD

  • Out of the Crucible: How the US Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan

    How the US Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Book 109 - Textbooks of Military Medicine
    Out of the Crucible: How the U.S. Military Transformed Combat Casualty Care in Iraq and Afghanistan edited by Arthur L. Kellermann, MD and MPH, and Eric Elster, MD is now available by the US Army, Borden Institute. This comprehensive resource, part of the renowned Textbooks of Military Medicine series, documents one of the most extraordinary achievements in the history of American medicine – the ... Read more

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  • Case Files Critical Care

    series LANGE Case Files
    SHARPEN YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND IMPROVE PATIENT CAREExperience with clinical cases is key to mastering the art and science of medicine and ultimately to providing patients with competent clinical care. Case Files: Critical Care provides 42 true-to-life cases that illustrate essential concepts in critical care. Each case includes an easy-to-understand discussion correlated to key concepts ... Read more

    $46.99 AUD

  • Brain CT Scans in Clinical Practice

    Across emergency rooms all over the world, thousands of patients are referred for brain CT scans daily. A radiologist often has to interpret the scan or a consultation has to be made to a neuros- geon to review the scan. Most of this happens late at night and is a signi?cant source of discontent. Thus having frontline phy- cians to be pro?cient in interpreting the emergency brain CT scan improves ... Read more

    $116.99 AUD

  • Adam's Fall

    Traumatic Brain Injury The First 365 Days

    On a warm summer’s evening, while riding his bicycle with his girlfriend down a gentle slope something inexplicable happened. Suddenly, Adam flew over his handle bars, bounced on the street, and crushed the back of his head. TBI—traumatic brain injury. In that moment, as told by his father, Robert V. Bullough, Jr., Adam’s life and the life of his family changed forever. Like tens of thousands of ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Lights and Sirens

    by Kevin Grange ...
    A true account of going through UCLA’s famed Daniel Freeman Paramedic Program—and practicing emergency medicine on the streets of Los Angeles.Nine months of tying tourniquets and pushing new medications, of IVs, chest compressions, and defibrillator shocks—that was Kevin Grange’s initiation into emergency medicine when, at age thirty-six, he enrolled in the “Harvard of paramedic schools”: UCLA’s ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Oh's Intensive Care Manual E-Book

    For nearly 40 years, Oh’s Intensive Care Manual has been the quick reference of choice for ICU physicians at all levels of experience. The revised 8th edition maintains this tradition of excellence, providing fast access to practical information needed every day in today’s intensive care unit. This bestselling manual covers all aspects of intensive care in sufficient detail for daily practice ... Read more

    $117.99 AUD

  • Inside God's Shed: Memoirs of an Intensive Care specialist

    INSIDE GOD’S SHED: MEMOIRS OF AN INTENSIVE CARE SPECIALISTL. I. G. WorthleyInside God’s Shed is a series of tales that describe the experiences of an Intensive Care specialist during his career working in two major Australian teaching hospital intensive care units (critical care units) and three private hospital intensive care units. The stories provide a portrait of the intensive care unit by ... Read more

    $4.92 AUD

  • Undercover Epicenter Nurse

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

    Undercover Epicenter Nurse blows the lid off the COVID-19 pandemic.What would you do if you discovered that the media and the government were lying to us all? And that hundreds, maybe thousands of people were dying because of it?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 ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Schein's Common Sense Emergency Abdominal Surgery

    An Unconventional Book for Trainees and Thinking Surgeons

    by Robert Lane ...
    Emergency Abdominal Surgery is a battleground for the surgeon - providing character-building experiences, and opportunities for triumph and disaster. In the third edition of this 'simple' book, emergency abdominal surgery is discussed in an informal and no nonsense fashion - as practiced in the 'trenches' of the ER and the OR. The preferred approach for a given situation is discussed in context; ... Read more

    $98.99 AUD

  • Oxford Handbook of Cardiology

    series Oxford Medical Handbooks
    Cardiovascular disease remains the major cause of morbidity and mortality throughout developed countries and is also rapidly increasing in developing countries. Cardiovascular medicine and the specialty of cardiology continue to expand, and the remit of the cardiologist is forever broader with the development of new sub-specialties. The Oxford Handbook of Cardiology provides a comprehensive but ... Read more

    $66.99 AUD

  • Understanding Mechanical Ventilation

    A Practical Handbook

    by Ashfaq Hasan ...
    Simplify, simplify! Henry David Thoreau For writers of technical books, there can be no better piece of advice. Around the time of writing the first edition – about a decade ago – there were very few monographs on this s- ject: today, there are possibly no less than 20. Based on critical inputs, this edition stands thoroughly revamped. New chapters on ventilator waveforms, airway humidification, ... Read more

    $107.99 AUD

  • Examination Intensive Care Medicine 2e - eBook

    This is a high quality exam-focused resource to facilitate passage through ICU fellowship examinations. There is currently no specific competing publication that specifically meets the goals of an examination guide for ICM trainees. This book covers the key components of the exam syllabuses for FCICM, EDIC and DICM, and builds on the ICM component of the previous edition, Examination Intensive ... Read more

    $125.99 AUD

  • Rogers' Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care

    Now in vibrant full color throughout, Rogers’ Textbook of Pediatric Intensive Care, 5th Edition, continues its tradition of excellence as the gold standard in the field. For more than 25 years, readers have turned to this comprehensive resource for clear explanations of both the principles underlying pediatric critical care disease and trauma as well as how these principles are applied in clinical ... Read more

    $419.99 AUD

  • Joint Theater Trauma System Clinical Practice Guidelines - Practical Emergency Information for Critical Trauma Care, Burns, Compartment Syndrome, Wounds, Head and Spine (Emergency War Surgery Series)

    An essential compilation of official Army military medical guidelines on over three dozen vital trauma care topics, this ebook serves as a valuable companion to the famed Emergency War Surgery textbook. Contents include:Acoustic Trauma and Hearing Loss * Amputation * Blunt Abdominal Trauma * Burn Care * Canine Resuscitation * Management of Patients with Catastrophic, Non-Survivable Head Injury * ... Read more

    $13.98 AUD

  • Textbook of Critical Care E-Book

    Comprehensive, concise, and readable, Textbook of Critical Care, 7th Edition, brings you fully up to date with the effective management of critically ill patients, providing the evidence-based guidance you need to overcome a full range of practice challenges. Drs. Jean-Louis Vincent, Edward Abraham, Frederick A. Moore, Patrick Kochanek, and Mitchell P. Fink are joined by other international ... Read more

    $295.99 AUD

  • Emergency Department Resuscitation of the Critically Ill, 2nd Edition

    A Crash Course in Critical Care

    A Crash Course in Critical Care!Stabilize, treat, and save your sickest patients – in the ED or the field – with ACEP’s ultimate resuscitation guide. Packed with succinct evidence-based chapters written by the nation’s foremost authorities.The second edition emphasizes:ECMO, sepsis, neuro, critical care, pulmonary hypertension, crashing obese patient, neonatalThe addition of many new flow diagrams ... Read more

    $105.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus