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            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line
             

            War Doctor: Surgery on the Front Line (Paperback)

            By Nott, David

            • RRP: $28.99
            • $26.09
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            • Internationally sourced

            The gripping true story of a front-line trauma surgeon in the world's most dangerous war zones.

            ISBN 9781509837052
            Released AU 14 Jan 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine
             

            COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus and the race for the vaccine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Mosley, Dr Michael

            • RRP: $19.99
            • $14.99
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            AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND EDITION This book charts the trajectory of the COVID-19 virus, from its emergence in China at the end of 2019 to its rapid worldwide spread. Based on the latest scientific discoveries, Dr Mosley gives you a detailed understanding of the secrets of this c...oronavirus, how it spreads, how it infects your body and how your immune system tries to fight back. Armed with the facts you'll be in a much better position to protect yourself and your family when the world begins to reopen. Dr Mosley also follows the work of leading doctors and virus researchers as they battle to find treatments and a safe and effective vaccine (ultimately, the only way to defeat the virus). Eating well, sleeping soundly, exercising and managing your stress are all critical for keeping your brain, body and immune system in the best possible shape over the coming months. These are areas where Dr Mosley is well known for his science-based and practical approach.
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            ISBN 9781760857592
            Published AU 1 Jun 2020
            Publisher Simon & Schuster Australia
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease
              

            Australia's War Against Rabbits: The Story of Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease (Paperback)

            By Cooke, Brian Douglas

            • RRP: $79.99
            • $71.99
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            Provides up-to-date information on the use of biological control agents to manage wild rabbit populations.

            ISBN 9780643096127
            Published AU 1 Jun 2014
            Publisher CSIRO Publishing
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions
             

            Evidence-Based Practice Across the Health Professions (Paperback, 2nd Revised edition)

            By Hoffmann, Tammy; Bennett, Sally, MS; Del Mar, Christopher

            • RRP: $121.50
            • $121.50
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            Provides the reader with a foundation in the knowledge and skills necessary to perform and understand the implications of evidence-based practice within a healthcare environment. This title includes a range of practical strategies to facilitate shared decision making and effectiv...e communication with clients for improved client outcomes.
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            ISBN 9780729541350
            Replacement this title has been replaced by: 9780729542555
            Published AU 15 Apr 2013
            Publisher Elsevier Australia
            Interest Age 19+ years
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            The Doctor Who Fooled the World
             

            The Doctor Who Fooled the World (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Deer, Brian

            • RRP: $35.00
            • $26.25
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Award-winning investigative reporter Brian Deer reveals the shocking truth behind the rise of Andrew Wakefield ? the so-called father of the anti-vaccine movement. In February 1998, a then-unknown British doctor, Andrew Wakefield, published an explosive scientific paper in a top ...medical journal, The Lancet. Researching twelve developmentally challenged children, he claimed to have found evidence that MMR, the lifesaving three-in-one vaccine against measles, mumps, and rubella, was causing a frightening 'new syndrome' of autism and bowel disease. As a result, a generation of young parents were terrified, and vaccination rates plummeted. In The Doctor Who Fooled the World, Brian Deer cuts to the heart of the most damaging medical conspiracy of our time. The only journalist to crack Wakefield's secrets, Deer explains how he gained legal access to patients' records, uncovering the truth about their histories and diagnoses, His landmark fifteen-year inquiry saw Wakefield struck from the medical register, his research retracted, and his claims about MMR dubbed 'an elaborate fraud'. In this riveting detective story, Deer lays bare the rigged research, secret business schemes, and financial and commercial conflicts of interest that lay behind Wakefield's original false claims - and the continuing smear campaigns that have aimed to keep the truth hidden. Now resurrected in the United States, Wakefield dominates a broader international anti-vaccine campaign, exporting his claims everywhere. Alarmingly, widespread outbreaks of measles have returned to threaten children's health. As before, the facts don't fit the story, but that hasn't got in the way of Wakefield's new campaign.
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            ISBN 9781925713688
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
            Interest Age General Audience
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            Staying Alive

            Staying Alive (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gregorevic, Dr. Kate

            • RRP: $34.99
            • $27.99
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            How to act now to avoid disease and stay healthy, active and engaged well into late life.

            ISBN 9781760785536
            Published AU 30 Jun 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The End of Epidemics: How to stop viruses and save humanity now

            The End of Epidemics: How to stop viruses and save humanity now (Paperback)

            By Quick, Jonathan D.; Fryer, Bronwyn

            • RRP: $27.99
            • $20.99
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            The 2020 outbreak of coronavirus has terrified the world - and revealed how unprepared we are for the next outbreak of an infectious disease. Somewhere in nature, a killer virus is boiling up in the bloodstream of a bird, bat, monkey, or pig, preparing to jump to a human being. T...his not-yet-detected germ has the potential to wipe out millions of lives over a matter of weeks or months. That risk makes the threat posed by ISIS, a ground war, a massive climate event, or even the dropping of a nuclear bomb on a major city pale in comparison. In The End of Epidemics, Duke Global Health Institute faculty member and past Chair of the Global Health Council Dr. Jonathan D. Quick examines the eradication of smallpox and devastating effects of influenza, AIDS, SARS, Ebola, and other viral diseases . Analysing local and global efforts to contain these diseases and citing firsthand accounts of failure and success, Dr. Quick proposes a new set of actions which he has coined The Power of Seven, to end epidemics before they can begin. These actions include- - Spending prudently to prevent disease before an epidemic strikes, rather than spending too little, too late - Ensuring prompt, open, and accurate communication between nations and aid agencies, instead of secrecy and territorial disputes - Fighting disease and preventing panic with innovation and good science Practical and urgent, The End of Epidemics is crucial reading for citizens, health professionals, and policymakers alike. 'Pragmatic, insightful and research-rich, this is a key volume for the policymaker's shelf.' -Nature 'Dr. Quick's urgent message makes one hope that this book will reach a huge audience and that its exhortations will be acted on everywhere.' -The Wall Street Journal 'In The End of Epidemics, Quick and co-author Bronwyn Fryer spell out the seven biggest things we need to stop those outbreaks becoming epidemics. It is an impressive wish list ... We could certainly use some of the advocacy for public heal
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            ISBN 9781922310392
            Published AU 4 Aug 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes

            The Woman Who Cracked the Anxiety Code: The extraordinary life of Dr Claire Weekes (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hoare, Judith; Bowditch, Clare

            • RRP: $39.99
            • $29.99
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            Dr Weekes is the invisible giant on whose shoulders many psychiatrists and psychologists now stand. Her extraordinary story has never been told because she was completely ignored by professionals in the field, who had had no answers to the anxiety state and no understanding of th...e scholarship that lay behind her work. Yet her books, which sold for a handful of dollars, worked. The mail from grateful readers was unceasing and unmanageable, and the media competed for interviews with her. Dr Weekes's approach to treating anxiety proved state-of-the-art, and her books still change lives. Her work benefitted tens of millions of people, according to one of the foremost experts in anxiety, Dr David Barlow. How was it that she came to have such a unique understanding of the anxiety state, which was an epidemic hiding in plain sight? Cracking the anxiety code was a long, isolated, individual mission. It started when a terrified young woman, about to earn her first doctorate, was standing on a London wharf in 1929 feeling she simply couldn't go on. It ended with her changing the trajectory of global treatment.
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            ISBN 9781925713381
            Published AU 1 Oct 2019
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Genes That Make Us: Human stories from a revolution in medicine
             

            The Genes That Make Us: Human stories from a revolution in medicine (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Kirk, Edwin

            • RRP: $32.99
            • $24.74
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            • Pub Date
              1 Sep 20

            Genes - we all have them and we're all affected by them, often in unknown ways. Whether directly inherited or modified by our environment, genes control or significantly influence almost every aspect of our lives, from the success of our conception and the development of our sexu...al characteristics, to the colour of our skin, hair, and eyes; our height and weight; our health; and, unfortunately, an untold number of diseases. For many, the first time that genetics truly matters to them is in a doctor's office as they learn about a condition that may affect them, their unborn children, or even their wider family. Yet from the first laborious survey of the human genome twenty years ago to the commercial machines that now sequence 6,000 genomes per year, a revolution is taking place in medicine. Navigating this world of heartbreaking uncertainties, tantalising possibilities, and thorny questions of morality is Professor Edwin Kirk, a rare doctor who works both in the lab and with patients, and who has over two decades of experience. In The Genes That Make Us, he explains everything you need to know with clarity, insight, and great humanity.
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            ISBN 9781925849394
            Published AU 1 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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            The Scandinavian Skincare Bible: The definitive guide to understanding your skin
             

            The Scandinavian Skincare Bible: The definitive guide to understanding your skin (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Gillbro, Johanna

            • RRP: $35.00
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            • Pub Date
              29 Sep 20

            The Swedish bestseller that will revolutionise the way you treat your skin. Beautiful, healthy skin is a holy grail for teens with acne and adults with wrinkles alike, and multi-step beauty routines are all the rage. But we know surprisingly little about our largest organ. If we ...knew more, perhaps we wouldn't spend huge amounts of money on products without proven effects. And maybe we'd be more careful about what ingredients they contain. Think drinking water will replenish your skin? Think again. More products, better skin? Nope. And an expensive product doesn't guarantee reliable results. You don't need to cleanse your skin in the morning; in fact, too much cleansing can be damaging. Toner is redundant, natural products are not always best, and bacteria are not the enemy - and that's just the beginning! The Scandinavian Skincare Bible is the first comprehensive guide to skincare that also teaches you about the ingredients of skincare products. By the end of this book, you'll know exactly what it is you're putting on your skin, and which ingredients to look for, and look out for. Using cutting-edge research about the skin's microbiome, as well as the relationship between gut health and skin, The Scandinavian Skincare Bible challenges how we look at skincare today. By revealing the science behind skincare and exposing commercial tricks, Gillbro empowers us to lay the foundation for healthy skin.
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            ISBN 9781925849851
            Published AU 29 Sep 2020
            Publisher Scribe Publications
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