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  • Undoctored

    The brand new No 1 Sunday Times bestseller from the author of 'This Is Going To Hurt’

    by Adam Kay ...
    Pre-order UNDOCTORED: The Story of a Medic Who Ran Out of PatientsThis is Going to Hurt was the publishing phenomenon of the century, read by many millions, loved by at least fifty of them, and adapted into a major TV series. But it was only part of the story.By turns hilarious, heartbreaking and humbling, Undoctored is about what happens when a doctor hangs up his scrubs, but medicine refuses to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Where Have All the Mothers Gone?

    All over the world, even as you read this, mothers in poor countries struggle to deliver their babies without lifesaving medical care. This is, perhaps, the last unreached frontier of modern medicine. Walk with Dr. Jean Chamberlain Froese as she extends a hand of compassion and professional care to mothers in desperate danger.   "In these days of high-tech medicine, it is refreshing that a ... Read more

    $9.39 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Twelve Patients

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

    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

  • How Not to be a Doctor

    And Other Essays

    by John Launer ...
    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

    $10.99 AUD

  • In Shock

    How Nearly Dying Made Me a Better Intensive Care Doctor

    ***'*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

  • Year of the Nurse: A Covid-19 Pandemic Memoir

    This book is for everyone, nurse or otherwise, who is furious about how 2020 went down -- and how 2021 is going.In 2020 there were roughly four million nurses in America. Only 2.7 million U.S. soldiers fought in the Vietnam War. Those who came back from Vietnam, having witnessed atrocities—and in some cases, participated in them—were changed forever.You can’t send four million people into a ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

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

    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

    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

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Prison Doctor

    ‘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

    $9.99 AUD

  • Doctor's Notes

    '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

  • 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

  • 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

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Prison Doctor: Women Inside

    From the Sunday Times bestselling author Dr Amanda Brown.Insights into the world of a Prison Doctor, this time taking us deeper into the walls of Bronzefield, the UK’s biggest women’s prison.From the drug addicts who call Amanda ‘the mother I never had’ to the women who’ve pushed back at domestic abuse, to women close to release in their 70s, who just want to stay in the place that they’ve always ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • After Cancer: Penguin Special

    A Guide to Living Well

    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

  • 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

    $7.99 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

    $17.99 AUD

  • 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

  • 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

    $15.99 AUD

  • Sex Matters

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

    '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 $12.99 AUD

  • This Too Shall Pass

    Stories of Change, Crisis and Hopeful Beginnings

    by Julia Samuel ...
    JULIA SAMUEL'S LATEST BOOK, EVERY FAMILY HAS A STORY, IS AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW'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 ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD