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  • Emotional Female

    by Yumiko Kadota

    Yumiko Kadota was every Asian parent's dream: model student, top of her class in medical school and on track to becoming a surgeon. A self-confessed workaholic, she regularly put ‘knife before life’, knowing it was all going to be worth it because it would lead to her longed-for career.But if the punishing hours in surgery weren’t hard enough, she also faced challenges as a young female surgeon ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • My Lobotomy

    A memoir

    by Howard Dully and 1 more

    Howard Dully was 12 years old when he was given a lobotomy. He was 56 years old when he found out why. The four decades in between tell a story of profound love and compassion.In 1960 Howard's father and stepmother delivered him into the hands of the man who had invented the 'ice pick' lobotomy. Expelled from the mainstream medical community, his once-popular procedure now a grisly medical relic, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Blood On My Hands - A Surgeon At War

    by Craig Jurisevic

    An Australian surgeon's extraordinary story of courage and conflict. ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Sarah's Last Wish

    by Eve Hillary

    The powerful true story of a brave young girl with a rare and deadly cancer who stands up to powerful vested interests with dark agendas in an out-of-control health system. Sarah claims her right to live and die with dignity - with the help of her family and a few heroic health professionals who put everything on the line to help her. A chilling glimpse into the dark side of health care. Her last ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • The Gene

    An Intimate History

    by Siddhartha Mukherjee

    ** NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER **The Gene is the story of one of the most powerful and dangerous ideas in our history from the author of The Emperor of All Maladies.The story begins in an Augustinian abbey in 1856, and takes the reader from Darwin’s groundbreaking theory of evolution, to the horrors of Nazi eugenics, to present day and beyond - as we learn to “read” and “write” the human ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Unnatural Causes

    'An absolutely brilliant book. I really recommend it, I don't often say that' Jeremy Vine, BBC Radio 2

    by Dr Richard Shepherd

    THE TRUE CRIME BOOK OF THE YEAR AND 18-WEEK SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER'One of the most fascinating books I have read in a long time. Engrossing, a haunting page-turner. A book I could not put down' The Times, BOOKS OF THE YEAR__________Meet the forensic pathologist, Dr Richard Shepherd.He solves the mysteries of unexplained or sudden death.He has performed over 2... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Admissions

    A Life in Brain Surgery

    by Henry Marsh

    '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

    $12.99 AUD

  • Marshall & Ruedy's On Call: Principles & Protocols

    Australian Version

    by Mike Cadogan and 14 more

    This book provides a structured approach to the initial assessment, resuscitation, differential diagnosis and short-term management of common on-call problems. It also provides an overall guide to hospital practice and acute clinical skills. It is designed to help junior doctors and senior medical students acquire a logical, practical and efficient approach, which is essential for problem-based ... Read more

    $114.72 AUD

  • In Shock

    How Nearly Dying Made Me a Better Intensive Care Doctor

    by Dr Rana Awdish

    ***'*I read the first chapters at such a pace that I almost had to remind myself to breathe.' Sunday Times'Tense, powerful and gripping... her writing style is often nothing short of beautiful - evocative and emotional.' Adam Kay, Observer**At seven months pregnant, intensive care doctor Rana Awdish suffered a catastrophic medical event, haemorrhaging nearly all of her blood volume and losing her ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Letting Go

    how to plan for a good death

    by Charlie Corke

    ‘Too frequently, we leave it too late to start to think — but a crisis is never the best time for careful thought.’As Australia's population ages, many individuals are faced with making complex medical decisions, for themselves and for others, in times of great stress. How far should doctors go when trying to prolong life? How can we decide what is ‘too far’ and ‘not far enough’ for our loved ones ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • Concussion

    by Jeanne Marie Laskas

    This is the story of one man's fight against a multibillion dollar colossus. A man who stood up for what was right, whatever the cost.The brilliant young forensic pathologist had no idea that the body on the slab in front of him would change his life, and ultimately change the world.The body belonged to legendary American Footballer Mike Webster, whose mental health had rapidly declined after he ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Direct Red

    A Surgeon's Story

    by Gabriel Weston

    How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands? What is it like to cut into someone else's body? What is it like to stand by, powerless, while someone dies because of the incompetence of your seniors? How do you tell a beautiful young man who seems perfectly fit that he has only a few days left to live?Gabriel Weston worked as a surgeon in the big-city hospitals of the twenty-first century; ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • As Nature Made Him

    The Boy Who Was Raised as a Girl

    by John Colapinto

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“We should aspire to Colapinto's stellar journalist example: listening carefully to the circumstances of those who are different rather than demanding that they conform to our own.” —Washington PostThe true story about the "twins case" and a riveting exploration of medical arrogance, misguided science, societal confusion, gender differences, and one man's ultimate ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • A Crack in Creation

    The New Power to Control Evolution

    by Jennifer Doudna and 1 more

    'The most important advance of our era. One of the pioneers of the field describes the exciting hunt for the key breakthrough and what it portends for our future' Walter IsaacsonWorld-famous scientist Jennifer Doudna - winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for creating the revolutionary gene-editing technique CRISPR - explains her discovery, describes its power to reshape the future of all ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Ruby Princess

    by Duncan McNab

    In the early hours of Thursday 19 March 2020, the luxury cruise liner Ruby Princess docked at Sydney's Circular Quay, the gateway to Australia.Hours later, 2700 passengers disembarked. Yet in the middle of a pandemic sweeping the planet, there were no health checks. Over the next few days, the passengers got some bad news. The COVID-19 virus had infected some on the ship, and it spread rapidly. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • See No Evil

    The true story of a mafia doctor's double life

    by Ron Felber

    See No Evil is based on the life story of a Jewish kid from the Bronx who, through his childhood defence of a bullied young boy, became a trusted friend and, later, physician to New York mafia dons, while simultaneously securing and maintaining a career as a high-flying surgeon at home among the city's chattering classes. The doctor was forced to lead a double life: a well-respected surgeon and ... Read more

    $15.94 AUD

  • The Doctor Who Fooled the World

    Andrew Wakefield’s war on vaccines

    by Brian Deer

    A reporter uncovers the secrets behind the scientific scam of the century.The news breaks first as a tale of fear and pity. Doctors at a London hospital claim a link between autism and a vaccine given to millions of children: MMR. Young parents are terrified. Immunisation rates slump. And as a worldwide ‘anti-vax’ movement kicks off, old diseases return to sicken and kill.But a veteran reporter ... Read more

    $29.80 AUD

  • The Wounded Storyteller

    Body, Illness, and Ethics, Second Edition

    by Arthur W. Frank

    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 readership ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • The Octopus Man

    by Jasper Gibson

    'An exceptional work . . . A brilliant and necessary book' Douglas Stuart, author of the Booker Prize-winning SHUGGIE BAIN'THE OCTOPUS MAN reminds us that behind the words "mental health" lies a universe of WILD CREATIVITY, HUMANITY and SPANKING BIG LIFE. Now is the time for this book.' DBC Pierre, author of the Booker Prize-winning VERNON GOD LITTLE'Funny. Disturbing. Brilliant' Lily Allen'A joy ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Medical Ethics For Dummies

    by Jane Runzheimer and 1 more

    A practical, insightful guide to the moral and ethical standards of healthcareSucceeding in the healthcare field means more than just making a diagnosis and writing a prescription. Healthcare professionals are responsible for convincing patients and their family members of the best course of action and treatments to follow, while knowing how to make the right moral and ethical choices, and so much ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Caring for Children Who Have Severe Neurological Impairment

    A Life with Grace

    by Julie M. Hauer and 1 more

    series A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book
    An expert physician empowers parents to make informed decisions about their child’s care.Global impairment of the central nervous system, whether stable or progressive, is often called severe neurological impairment (SNI). A child who has SNI will be cared for both by specialist clinicians and by parents at home. A parent is a child’s best expert and advocate, and many parents become highly ... Read more

    $48.28 AUD

  • Superstition

    Belief in the Age of Science

    by Robert L. Park

    From uttering a prayer before boarding a plane, to exploring past lives through hypnosis, has superstition become pervasive in contemporary culture? Robert Park, the best-selling author of Voodoo Science, argues that it has. In Superstition, Park asks why people persist in superstitious convictions long after science has shown them to be ill-founded. He takes on supernatural beliefs from religion ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Body Brokers

    nside America's Underground Trade in Human Remains

    by Annie Cheney

    “You are a little soul carrying around a corpse.” —Epictetus“Wherever the corpse is, there the vultures will follow.” —Matthew 24:28Body Brokers is an audacious, disturbing, and compellingly written investigative exposé of the lucrative business of procuring, buying, and selling human cadavers and body parts.Every year human corpses meant for anatomy classes, burial, or cremation find their way ... Read more

    $13.96 AUD

  • Summary: Merchants of Doubt - Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway

    How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

    by Capitol Reader

    Complete summary of Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway’s book: “Merchants ofDoubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from TobaccoSmoke to Global Warming”.<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin... ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD