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  • 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

    $21.99 AUD

  • Critical Care

    A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in Between

    by Theresa Brown ...
    “Among all the recent books on medicine, Critical Care stands alone.“ — Pauline Chen, author of Final Exam“A must read for anyone who wants to understand healthcare. Extraordinary.” — Elizabeth Cohen, MPH, CNN Senior Medical CorrespondentCritical Care is the powerful and absorbing memoir of Theresa Brown—a regular contributor to the New York Times blog “Well”—about her experiences during the first ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Truth About COVID-19

    Exposing The Great Reset, Lockdowns, Vaccine Passports, and the New Normal

    USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Publishers Weekly National Bestseller“An eloquent, charismatic, and knowledgeable [critique] of a corrupt system.”****—Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., from the foreword**“Dr. Mercola is a visionary, pioneer, and leader.”**—Del Bigtree, host of The HighwireMultiple New York Times best-selling author Dr. Joseph Mercola and Ronnie Cummins,... ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Leading and Managing Health Services

    An Australasian Perspective

    Leading and Managing Health Services: An Australasian Perspective provides a comprehensive overview of leadership and management in health services with a particular focus on the Australasian context. This text aims to help students develop leadership and management skills, and to critically analyse the issues they will face in practical health service settings. The book features a contemporary ... Read more

    $57.99 AUD

  • Understanding the Australian Health Care System - E-Book

    A updated overview of Australia’s health care system, addressing its core features, concepts and issuesUnderstanding the Australian Health Care System, 2nd edition is an excellent university book for undergraduate and postgraduate students alike.Published four years after the original, this second edition has been fully revised to reflect major Australian health care reform. Its fully up-to-date ... Read more

    $109.99 AUD

  • What I Wish People Knew About Dementia

    From Someone Who Knows

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Essential reading' SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE*'*A book of hope' OBSERVER'A marvellous tour of insights' THE TIMES'A must-read . . . I couldn't recommend it higher' MICHAEL BALL'Wendy Mitchell is a life-saver' FRANCES WILSON, AUTHOR OF BURNING MANWhat can a diseased brain ... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Reinventing Emma

    The inspirational story of a young stroke survivor

    by Emma Gee ...
    At the age of twenty-four, Emma Gee’s future stretched before her invitingly. But just weeks after climbing Borneo’s Mt Kinabalu, this occupational therapist and avid runner, develops disturbing symptoms. Her story moves from mystery to tragedy when, during difficult brain surgery, she suffers a debilitating stroke and is left in a coma.When she wakes she is unable to move, speak or swallow, and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why Hospitals Should Fly

    The Ultimate Flight Plan to Patient Safety and Quality Care

    “How can it be that in 2008, a checked bag on an airline flight is still exponentially safer than a patient in an American hospital?  Simply put, one industry has learned the realities of what it takes to make a human system safe, and the other has not.  So what does it take to dramatically improve patient safety and service quality?  It takes a host of new and different (and sometimes radical) ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • Cracked

    Life on the Edge in a Rehab Clinic

    by Drew Pinsky ...
    Dr. Drew Pinsky is best known as the cohost of the long-running radio advice program Loveline. But his workday is spent at a major Southern California clinic, treating the severest cases of drug dependency and psychiatric breakdown. In this riveting book, Pinsky reveals the intimate and often shocking stories of his patients as they struggle with emotional trauma, sexual abuse, and a host of ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Trauma and Physical Health

    Understanding the effects of extreme stress and of psychological harm

    Trauma research and clinical practice have taught us much about the widespread problems of child maltreatment, partner violence, and sexual assault. Numerous investigations have documented links between such trauma exposure and long-term negative mental health consequences. As we learn more about traumatic stress, however, increasing attention has been drawn to the less studied physical health ... Read more

    $75.99 AUD

  • Overdiagnosed

    Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health

    From a nationally recognized expert, an exposé of the worst excesses of our zeal for medical testingGoing against the conventional wisdom reinforced by the medical establishment and Big Pharma that more screening is the best preventative medicine, Dr. Gilbert Welch builds a compelling counterargument that what we need are fewer, not more, diagnoses. Documenting the excesses of American medical ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Patient

    The True Story of a Rare Illness

    by Ben Watt ...
    ________________________THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED MEMOIR OF BEN WATT'S BATTLE WITH A RARE ILLNESS________________________'Intensely moving' - Mick Brown, Daily Telegraph'Quiet elegance and ringing epiphanic lyricism... a nearly flawless telling of his unexpected and drawn-out battle with an extremely rare - and nearly fatal - illness' - New Yorker<stro... ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • The NHS at 70

    A Living History

    by Ellen Welch ...
    At midnight on 5th July 1948, the National Health Service was born with the founding principle to be free at the point of use and based on clinical need rather than on a persons ability to pay. Seventy years since its formation, these core principles still hold true, although the world we now live in is a very different place to the post war era in which it was formed, and the long term ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Malpractice

    A Neurosurgeon Reveals How Our Health-Care System Puts Patients at Risk

    In 1991, the Institute of Medicine released a landmark report, which revealed that as many as 98,000 patients were dying every year owing to avoidable medical error. More recent research indicates that estimate was, if anything, a drastic understatement of the patient-safety epidemic in the US health care system.In Malpractice, neurosurgeon and attorney Dr. Larry Schlachter makes a case that most ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • The Fourth Trimester

    Understanding, Protecting, and Nurturing an Infant through the First Three Months

    by Susan Brink ...
    The first three months of a baby’s life is an outside-the-uterus period of intense development, a biological bridge from fetal life to preparation for the real world. The fourth trimester has more in common with the nine months that came before than with the lifetime that follows. This comprehensive, intimate, and much-needed "operating manual" for newborns presents a new paradigm of a baby's ... Read more

    $37.99 AUD

  • And the Band Played On

    Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic

    by Randy Shilts ...
    In 1981, the year when AIDS came to international attention, Randy Shilts was employed by the San Francisco Chronicle as the first openly gay journalist dealing with gay issues. He quickly devoted himself to reporting on the developing epidemic, trying to understand the cultural, medical and political impact of the disease on the gay community and United States society as a whole.Extensively ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Paramedic

    GBU Paramedic, #2

    Book 2 - GBU Paramedic
    Are you still the paramedic that you hoped to be on your first day in an ambulance?Do you find yourself questioning any action or inaction at the end of some shifts?Would your patient care be good enough for your own family in their time of need?In the current climate of increasing prehospital demand, it is more important than ever for paramedics to demonstrate optimum skill, safety and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Doing Harm

    The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick

    Editor of the award-winning site Feministing.com, Maya Dusenbery brings together scientific and sociological research, interviews with doctors and researchers, and personal stories from women across the country to provide the first comprehensive, accessible look at how sexism in medicine harms women today.In Doing Harm, Dusenbery explores the deep, systemic problems that underlie women’s ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Antidepressant Fact Book

    What Your Doctor Won't Tell You About Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa, And Luvox

    by Peter Breggin ...
    Known as "the Ralph Nader of psychiatry," Dr. Peter Breggin has been the medical expert in countless court cases involving the use or misuse of psychoactive medications. This unusual position has given him unprecedented access to private pharmaceutical research and correspondence files, information from which informs this straight-talking guide to the most prescribed and controversial category of ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Vaccines, Autoimmunity, and the Changing Nature of Childhood Illness

    One doctor’s surprising answer to the epidemic of chronic disease and essential reading for everyone concerned with the health of the next generation"Dr. Cowan intelligently educates us on the complicated and beautiful workings of our immune system [and] charts the clear, concise path to healing, offering a better, healthier life for us, our children, and the planet."—Lindy Woodard, MD, Pediatric ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Politics of Evidence

    From evidence-based policy to the good governance of evidence

    series Routledge Studies in Governance and Public Policy
    The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license.There has been an enormous increase in interest in the use of evidence for public policymaking, but the vast majority of work on the subject has failed to engage with the political nature of decision making and how ... Read more

    Free

  • Reflective Rhymes for Patient Care

    GBU Paramedic, #3

    Book 3 - GBU Paramedic
    Where does your patient care sit on the good, bad and ugly scale?How can you prevent your standards from slipping over time?Want to maintain a positive approach for longevity in your role?Any career in healthcare can become challenging and exhausting under the pressure of long shifts, repetition, expanding caseloads and high demand. Without regular reflection to refresh enthusiasm in caring for ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Reforming Child Protection

    Child protection is one of the most high profile and challenging areas of social work, as well as one where children’s lives and family life are seen to be at stake. Vital as child protection work is, this book argues that there is a pressing need for change in the understanding and consequent organization of child protection in many English speaking countries.The authors present compelling ... Read more

    $67.99 AUD