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  • Do No Harm

    Stories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery

    by Henry Marsh

    'Enthralling' GUARDIAN'Incredibly absorbing ... astonishingly candid' Bill BrysonWinner of the PEN Ackerley Prize and the South Bank Sky Arts Award for LiteratureShortlisted for the Costa Biography Award; Duff Cooper Prize; Wellcome Book Prize; Guardian First Book Award; and Slightly Foxed Best First Biography PrizeLonglisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-FictionWhat is it like to be a... ... 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

  • How Not to be a Doctor

    And Other Essays

    by John Launer and 1 more

    The essential book on how not to be a doctor - and how to be a better one.Drawn from his popular medical columns over the years, John Launer shares fifty of his best-loved essays, covering topics from essentials skills they don’t teach you in medical school to his poignant account of being a patient himself as he received treatment for a life-threatening illness. Taken together, the stories make ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD

  • Blacklisted

    A stunning, exciting opposites-attract romance you won’t want to miss!

    by Jay Crownover

    series Loveless
    'The Lawton siblings are as charming as ever, and Presley and Shot's opposites attract dynamic makes for a passionate, unyielding union' Publishers Weekly, starred review!From the New York Times bestselling author of the Marked Men series comes Jay Crownover's latest steamy and suspenseful romance. Return to Loveless in this passionate opposites-attract tale where cautious Presley and bad boy Shot ... Read more

    $7.99 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

  • Twelve Patients

    Life and Death at Bellevue Hospital (The Inspiration for the NBC

    by Eric Manheimer and 1 more

    In the spirit of Oliver Sacks and the inspiration for the NBC drama New Amsterdam, this intensely involving memoir from a Medical Director of Bellevue Hospital looks poignantly at patients' lives and highlights the complex mind-body connection.Using the plights of twelve very different patients--from dignitaries at the nearby UN, to supermax prisoners at Riker's Island, to illegal immigrants, and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Doctor, Doctor: Incredible True Tales From a GP's Surgery

    by Dr Rosemary Leonard

    In DOCTOR, DOCTOR, Dr Rosemary writes with warmth, humour and honesty as she recalls the stories of 20 of her most memorable patients from her 25 years working as a GP in south London. These include an eco-protestor with appendicitis, an octogenarian nymphomaniac, a teenager in labour with a baby she didn't know about, a lonely ex-coal miner with a chronic chest condition and a middle-aged man who ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Life in a Hospice: Reflections on Caring for the Dying

    by Ann Richardson

    You've heard of hospice care, but you prefer not to think about it. Dying is such an uncomfortable topic, we all avoid it. In ignorance, we fear the worst.This book will change your whole view. Taking you behind the scenes of end-of-life care, you will see the enormous efforts of nurses, doctors, chaplains and others – even a thoughtful cook – to provide the calm that we all hope for.Perhaps you ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Lies My Doctor Told Me Second Edition

    Medical Myths That Can Harm Your Health

    by Dr. Ken Berry

    Has your doctor lied to you?Eat low-fat and high-carb, including plenty of "healthy" whole grains—does that sound familiar? Perhaps this is what you were told at your last doctor's appointment or visit with a nutritionist, or perhaps it is something you read online when searching for a healthy diet. And perhaps you've been misled. Dr. Ken Berry is here to dispel the myths and misinformation that ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Doctor's Notes

    by Dr Rosemary Leonard

    'I'm in the wrong job,' I said to our practice nurse, 'I should definitely have been a detective.'For BBC Breakfast's Dr Rosemary Leonard, a day in her GP's surgery is full of unexplained ailments and mysteries to be solved.From questions of paternity to apparently drug-resistant symptoms, these mysteries can sometimes take a while to get to the bottom of, especially when they are of a more ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Staying Alive

    The Signs That You Have to See a Doctor Right Now (and the Ways to Avoid Having to See One Again)

    by Matthew Hahn and 1 more

    Staying Alive is the ultimate medical survival guide for the twenty-first-century patient. Written by the award-winning family physician Dr. Matthew Hahn, the book details what most effectively saves patients’ lives and keeps them well. Drawing on his extensive experience, Dr. Hahn teaches you to spot life-threatening symptoms and recognize medical emergencies in time. He then follows up with ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Prison Doctor

    by Dr Amanda Brown

    ‘Extraordinary’ Daily MailAs seen on BBC BreakfastHorrifying, heartbreaking and eye-opening, these are the stories, the patients and the cases that have characterised a career spent being a doctor behind bars.Violence. Drugs. Suicide. Welcome to the world of a Prison Doctor.Dr Amanda Brown has treated inmates in the UK’s most infamous prisons – first in young offenders’ institutions, then at the ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Art of Medicine

    Healing and the Limits of Technology

    by Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong

    A renowned diagnostician shares stories of his patients and explores the importance of the human factor in medicine.In The Art of Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital’s internist Dr. Herbert Ho Ping Kong draws on his vast dossier of personal cases and five decades as a clinician to examine the core principles of a patient-centered approach to diagnosis and treatment.While HPK, as he is fondly known, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Overdiagnosed

    Making People Sick in the Pursuit of Health

    by H. Gilbert Welch

    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

    $30.68 AUD

  • Intensive Care

    A Doctor's Journey

    by Danielle Ofri

    New York Times WellBlog regular contributor, Danielle Ofri has been praised for turning the triumphs and trials of medicine into riveting and compassionate stories. This e-book exclusive edition offers 98 pages of her best work.This eBook original exhibits Danielle Ofri's range and skill as a storyteller as well as her empathy and astuteness as a doctor. Her vivid prose brings the reader into ... Read more

    $5.60 AUD

  • The Real Doctor Will See You Shortly

    A Physician's First Year

    by Matt McCarthy

    A scorchingly frank look at how doctors are made, bringing readers into the critical care unit to see one burgeoning physician's journey from ineptitude to competence.In medical school, Matt McCarthy dreamed of being a different kind of doctor—the sort of mythical, unflappable physician who could reach unreachable patients. But when a new admission to the critical care unit almost died his first ... Read more

    $20.89 AUD

  • After Cancer: Penguin Special

    A Guide to Living Well

    by Ranjana Srivastava

    As medical care improves, Australians are surviving cancer in increasing numbers. But there is little information about life post-treatment – what are some common themes and long-term side effects that people can expect to encounter?With warmth and vigour, After Cancer demystifies the aftermath of treatment, delving into what survivorship really entails. Oncologist Dr Ranjana Srivastava also ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Every Patient Tells a Story

    Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis

    by Lisa Sanders

    A riveting exploration of the most difficult and important part of what doctors do, by Yale School of Medicine physician Dr. Lisa Sanders, author of the monthly New York Times Magazine column "Diagnosis," the inspiration for the hit Fox TV series House, M.D."The experience of being ill can be like waking up in a foreign country. Life, as you formerly knew it, is on hold while you travel through ... Read more

    $19.68 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

  • Sex Matters

    How male-centric medicine endangers women's health and what we can do about it

    by Dr Alyson J. McGregor

    'McGregor is kickass; a respected crusader. If you're a woman, she's definitely the doctor you'd want to see in an emergency or to install as head of medical education' The TimesA clarion call about the dangers of medicine for women, as well as a manual for how women can get the right care for their bodies.Sex Matters tackles one of the most urgent, yet unspoken issues facing women's health care ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Stories of Change, Crisis and Hopeful Beginnings

    by Julia Samuel

    'One of the most valuable books I've ever read' Adwoa Aboah______________________________________________________________________________________If change is the natural order of things, why do we struggle with the huge milestones in our lives?At a time when even the most certain things feel disrupted, acclaimed psychotherapist Julia Samuel provides an antidote to the chaos we are all feeling. In ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Seven Signs of Life

    Stories from an Intensive Care Doctor

    by Aoife Abbey

    An insightful, tender and inspiring memoir that explores the reality of life on the NHS front line.‘Brilliant, compelling… A hugely life-affirming book’ Mail on SundayGrief. Anger. Joy. Fear. Distraction. Disgust. Hope.All emotions we expect to encounter over our lifetime. But what if this was every day? And what if your ability to manage them was the difference between life and death?For Aoife ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • A Life in Pieces

    The harrowing story of a woman with 17 personalities

    by Richard K. Baer

    In 1989 a woman named Karen showed up at author and psychiatrist Richard Baer's practice, terribly frightened and at breaking point. She explained that her husband beat her, her mother stole from her; she was in tremendous physical pain and wanted to die. Within a few sessions she also revealed that her father and grandfather had raped and tortured her repeatedly over the course of her childhood, ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Patient Will See You Now

    The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands

    by Eric Topol and 1 more

    The essential guide by one of America's leading doctors to how digital technology enables all of us to take charge of our healthA trip to the doctor is almost a guarantee of misery. You'll make an appointment months in advance. You'll probably wait for several hours until you hear "the doctor will see you now"-but only for fifteen minutes! Then you'll wait even longer for lab tests, the results of ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD