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  • The Hospital by the River

    "When I first met Catherine, straightaway I saw shining through the qualities and attributes which have made her one of the most loved and admired women in the world: warmth, energy, humour, optimism, vivacity, empathy, authenticity." DAME QUENTIN BRYCEThe Hospital by the River has been in print since it was first published in 2001. This updated 2016 edition continues the story of the remarkable ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Health Law

    Frameworks and Context

    Drawing upon a range of disciplinary perspectives, Health Law: Frameworks and Context adopts a theoretically informed and principles-based approach to examining health law. Appealing to students and academic scholars alike, the text moves beyond traditional medical law frameworks to provide a broader contextual understanding of the way in which law intersects with health. A clear and accessible ... Read more

    $99.99 AUD

  • The Great Escape

    Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality

    by Angus Deaton ...
    The world is a better place than it used to be. People are wealthier and healthier, and live longer lives. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many have left gaping inequalities between people and between nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story of how, starting 250 years ago, some parts of the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Doctors Without Borders

    Humanitarian Quests, Impossible Dreams of Médecins Sans Frontières

    by Renée C. Fox ...
    An intimate portrait of the renowned international humanitarian organization.Winner of the PROSE Award for Excellence, Sociology and Social Work of the Association of American PublishersThis study of Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) casts new light on the organization’s founding principles, distinctive culture, and inner struggles to realize more fully its “without borders” ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Our Malady

    Lessons in Liberty and Solidarity

    A virus is not human, but the reaction to it is a measure of humanity.America has not measured up well. Tens of thousands are dead for no reason. America is supposed to be about freedom, yet illness and fear make its citizens less free. After all, freedom is meaningless if we are too ill to think about our right to happiness or too weak to pursue it. So, if a government is making its people ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Vitamin E Factor

    The miraculous antioxidant for the prevention and treatment of heart disease, cancer, and aging

    by Andreas Papas ...
    It is too early to conclude that vitamin E has all the beneficial effects attributed to it, but even if only 25% of current expectations were to be fulfilled, vitamin E would become an important weapon against a range of chronic diseases.The book is not simply scientific and education but also a please to read. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Bioethics in Perspective

    Corporate Power, Public Health and Political Economy

    by Scott Mann ...
    In Bioethics in Perspective Scott Mann demonstrates the importance of issues of corporate power, global inequality and sustainability in shaping health outcomes around the world. The text develops a comprehensive ethical and practical critique of the neoliberal economic ideas which have guided policy in the English-speaking world. It explores the consequences of such policies for health and ... Read more

    $49.99 AUD

  • Global Health Law

    Despite global progress, staggering health inequalities between rich and poor raise basic questions of social justice. Defining the field of global health law, Lawrence Gostin drives home the need for effective governance and offers a blueprint for reform, based on the principle that the opportunity to live a healthy life is a basic human right. ... Read more

    $72.99 AUD

  • The Right to Health at the Public/Private Divide

    A Global Comparative Study

    Through a comparative global study of countries from all continents representing a diversity of health, legal, political, and economic systems, this book explores the role of health rights in advancing greater equality through access to health care. Does health care promote equality, or does it in fact advance the opposite result? Does inserting the idea of 'the right to health' into health ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Principles of Medical Law

    Principles of Medical Law is the leading practitioner text in its field. Now in its fourth edition, it provides a comprehensive and scholarly account of the common law and statutory provisions governing healthcare provision in England and Wales. It offers an authoritative and up-to-date account of medical law whilst also seeking to set the law in context and critique its application. The ... Read more

    $528.99 AUD

  • Reinventing Medicine

    Beyond Mind-Body to a New Era of Healing

    by Larry Dossey ...
    Larry Dossey forever changed our understanding of the healing process with his phenomenal New York Times bestseller, Healing Words. Now the man considered on of the pioneers of mind/body medicine provides the scientific and medical proof that the spiritual dimension works in therapeutic treatment, exploding the boundaries of the healing arts with his most powerful book yet. ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Ending Medical Reversal

    Improving Outcomes, Saving Lives

    Why medicine adopts ineffective or harmful medical practices only to abandon them—sometimes too late.Medications such as Vioxx and procedures such as vertebroplasty for back pain are among the medical "advances" that turned out to be dangerous or useless. What Dr. Vinayak K. Prasad and Dr. Adam S. Cifu call medical reversal happens when doctors start using a medication, procedure, or diagnostic ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • Toxic Legacy

    How the Weedkiller Glyphosate Is Destroying Our Health and the Environment

    Named a “Best Book of the Year” by Kirkus Reviews“Urgent and eye-opening, the book serves as a loud-and-clear alarm.”―The Boston GlobeFrom an MIT scientist, mounting evidence that the active ingredient in the world’s most commonly used weedkiller is contributing to skyrocketing rates of chronic disease.Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Roundup, the most commonly used weedkiller in the world. ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Sometimes Brilliant

    The Impossible Adventure of a Spiritual Seeker and Visionary Physician Who Helped Conquer the Worst Disease in History

    When a powerful mystic steps on the hand of a radical young hippie doctor from Detroit, it changes lives and the world. Sometimes Brilliant is the adventures of a philosopher, mystic, hippie, doctor, groundbreaking tech innovator, and key player in the eradication of one of the worst pandemics in human history. His story, of what happens when love, compassion and determination meet the right ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Malignant

    How Bad Policy and Bad Evidence Harm People with Cancer

    How hype, money, and bias can mislead the public into thinking that many worthless or unproven treatments are effective.Each week, people read about new and exciting cancer drugs. Some of these drugs are truly transformative, offering major improvements in how long patients live or how they feel—but what is often missing from the popular narrative is that, far too often, these new drugs have ... Read more

    $43.99 AUD

  • Patients with Passports

    Medical Tourism, Law, and Ethics

    Can your employer require you to travel to India for a hip replacement as a condition of insurance coverage? If injury results, can you sue the doctor, hospital or insurer for medical malpractice in the country where you live? Can a country prohibit its citizens from helping a relative travel to Switzerland for assisted suicide? What about travel for abortion? In Patients with Passports, I. Glenn ... Read more

    $79.99 AUD

  • Duiding Welzijn op het werk - Publieke en private sector

    Tweede bijgewerkte editie

    series Larcier Duiding
    Het belang van de reglementering inzake het welzijn op het werk neemt steeds toe. Naast de klassieke domeinen zoals arbeidsveiligheid, de bescherming van de gezondheid van de werknemer, wordt ook gefocust op de psychosociale belasting veroorzaakt door het werk, de ergonomie, de bescherming van de werknemers tegen geweld, pesterijen en ongewenst seksueel gedrag op het werk,… Volledig en actueel ... Read more

    $279.99 AUD

  • Actualités en droit alimentaire

    Les enjeux de ses évolutions

    Les Éditions Anthemis vous proposent un retour complet sur l’actualité du droit alimentaireDepuis de nombreuses années, les inquiétudes en matière alimentaire occupent une place de plus en plus importante dans notre quotidien. Plus précisément, c’est le lien entre nos habitudes alimentaires et notre santé qui a cristallisé les nombreuses questions que se posent les consommateurs, au regard ... Read more

    $109.99 AUD

  • Families and End–of–Life Treatment Decisions

    An International Perspective

    by Mark Siegler ...
    series Droit bioéthique et société
    "The book of life is the supreme book that we can neither close nor reopen at will."This quotation from Lamartine, the French poet, once a perfect illustration of the end of life in bygone societies, can no longer be said to apply. In fact, today, in one out of two cases in our modern societies, it is the medical team who closes this book without any intention of cutting life short. Generally, ... Read more

    $114.99 AUD

  • Principles of international biolaw

    Seeking common ground at the intersection of bioethics and human rights

    series Droit bioéthique et société
    Rapid advances in genetics and medicine present both opportunities and threats to the advancement of human rights and public health in this era of globalization. While such advances contribute significantly to progress against disease, they may also pose profound global public policy concerns in that the ethical and policy considerations that follow from scientific advances lag far behind. In this ... Read more

    $109.99 AUD

  • L'action humanitaire internationale entre le droit et la pratique

    Les enjeux et le cadre du drame humain d'aujourd'hui

    Les Éditions Anthemis vous proposent un outil complet pour comprendre l'action humanitaire internationale.L’action humanitaire internationale qui se mobilise à propos des grandes catastrophes naturelles ou des conflits internationaux et non internationaux fait tous les jours la une de l’actualité internationale dans les médias. L’opinion publique est fortement sensibilisée à ces questions. D’une ... Read more

    $104.99 AUD

  • Políticas sobre el cannabis

    Cannabis Policy contribuye a colocar la investigación médica sobre la marihuana en un lugar prominente del debate político -en el sentido amplio del término- sobre del consumo de drogas. En ella se describe la marihuana, el régimen de control de drogas internacional y hace una breve reseña del consumo de la Cannabis en el mundo, incluyendo su uso médico. La primera parte del libro trata sobre los ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Know Your Rights

    2015 Taxation, Health and Social Welfare

    by Andrew McCann ...
    Do you really know your rights and entitlements regarding taxation, health and social welfare? Using a question-and-answer format, Know Your Rights: 2015 Taxation, Health and Social Welfare, now in its tenth and final edition, brings together the most up-todate and practical information on: How to calculate and understand your payslip as well as identifying ways of getting money back from ... Read more

    $11.40 AUD

  • La necesidad de proteger los datos de prueba de medicamentos biológicos en Ecuador

    Análisis comparativo

    En este libro la autora analiza detalladamente la legislación y prácticas en materia de bio medicamentos. La obra abarca investigaciones y desarrollos de nuevos y mejores medicamentos, como las inversiones necesarias para lograrlos, la protección de la propiedad intelectual de inventores e inversores. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus