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NATURAL APPROACHES TO DIABETES

By: Brewer, Sarah

Price: $16.15

Publisher: London, Piatkus: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006765

ISBN: 0749925329

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 294pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Card wrapper nominally edgeworn only. " . . . the first truly holistic book to tackle the problem of diabetes. Whether you have Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes, or Metabolic Syndrome, Dr Sarah Brewer's combined medical and nutritional approach will help you to successfully manage the disease . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 13 chapters, Appendix 1-3, Notes, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 395g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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FAST FACTS : Epilepsy

By: Brodie, Martin J., Schachter, Steven C., et al

Price: $16.15

Publisher: Oxford, U.K., Health Press: 2007

Edition: Third Edition, 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 006843

ISBN: 1903734304

Condition: Very Good +


127pp., illustrated throughout: colour plates, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, trivial bump on foot. Illustrated card wrapper likewise bumped. This stand-alone volume in the 'Fast Facts' medical information series focuses on Epilepsy. This third edition, published in 2007, contains up-to-date illustrations and information. Contents include: Prelims., Glossary, Intro., 10 chapters, Index, more. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

PHYSIOLOGY BY NUMBERS: An Encouragement to Quantitative Thinking

By: Burton, Richard F.

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Cambridge, U.K., Cambridge University Press: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004355

ISBN: 0521421381

Condition: Very Good +


xv, + 185pp., intext line-drawn illustrations, graphs and formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally bumped and splayed. "Students of human physiology are faced with many quantitative values such as ion concentration, lung and fluid volumes, and blood pressures.in this book, intended as supplementary reading for students [and graduates] of physiology, using simple calculations, the reader is given opportunities to develop a feel for such values, give them meaning and derive fresh insights from them." Contents include: Prelims., ... View more info

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CONQUER PAIN The Natural Way: How to Break the Pain Cycle and Regain Control of Your Life

By: Chaitow, Leon

Price: $14.25

Publisher: London, Duncan Baird Publishers: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006354

ISBN: 1903296579

Condition: Very Good +


160pp., colour art illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, flapped card wrapper neglibly edgeworn only. In this unique, illustrated, practical guide to managing pain, registered osteopath and naturopath Leon Chaitow demonstrates proven techniques for overcoming the mental and emotional effects of pain, including a positive mental attitude, improved posture and flexibility, a targeted diet, meditation, visualization, affirmation, and positive thinking; gentle exercises and stretches for the relief of pain and methods for identifying and monitorin... View more info

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DRUGS IN SPORT : A Health Professional's Handbook

By: Clisby, Dr. Elizabeth (Brukner, Dr Peter)

Price: $30.40

Publisher: A.C.T., Australia, Sports Medicine Australia: 2000

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 010597

ISBN: 1875334084

Condition: Very Good +


64pp. Saddle-stitch, staplebound format. Book clean. Staples firm, no rust. Leaves clean, small, soft edge crease to small section at rear. Illustrated card wrapper minimally and softly creased only. Based on the original text by Dr. Peter Brukner. (1995). Updated by Dr. Elizabeth Clisby (2000). "A reference book for health professionals covering all aspects of drug use in sport. Includes prohibited substances and methods, permitted drugs, therapeutic use of prohibited substances, permitted supplements and ergogenic aids, drug testing and ethical issues." Contents include: Foreword (Dr... View more info

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PROBLEM PERIODS: Natural & Medical Solutions

By: Cooke, Kaz and Trickey, Ruth

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006156

ISBN: 186508798X

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 278pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean, the slightest of browning to textblock head. Illustrated (Kaz Cooke) card wrapper has soft corner crease to rear panel. Extracted and updated from the previously published 'Women's Trouble', by Kaz Cooke and herbalist Ruth Trickey. "As well as examining what can be done about the common complaints of PMS and painful periods, the authors explain some of the more difficult and less-talked about conditions including fibroids, dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) . . . "... View more info

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DYNAMIC CHIROPRACTIC TODAY: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to This Major Therapy

By: Copland-Griffiths, Michael

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Northamptonshire, England, Thorsons Publishing Group: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005702

ISBN: 0722515952

Condition: Very Good +


288pp., b/white halftone plates and sketch-illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Blue boards lightly bumped on lower foredge corners. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly bumped as boards, and minimally edgeworn. ". . . the first authoritative text to combine precise descriptions of chiropractic treatment with the historical, philosophical and practical development of the profession worldwide." Contents include: Prelims., 12 chapters, Glossary, Index, more. Book weight approx. 630g. View more info

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EVIDENCE FOR NURSING PRACTICE

By: Courtney, Mary

Price: $52.25

Publisher: Marrickville, N.S.W., Australia, Churchill Livingstone (Elsevier Australia): 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 011424

ISBN: 0729537447

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 234pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper has a minor surface indentation to front panel. From the rear panel: "As progressively greater expectations are placed on health professionals to seek out best practice evidence and apply it to their everyday practice, the challenge for nurses internationally is to develop and implement well-focused evidence-based nursing interventions and treatments in order to improve the quality of patient care. 'Evidence for Nursing Practice' is a unique text providing clear and practical step-by-step guidance on findi... View more info

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THE CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST'S HANDBOOK OF EPILEPSY : Assessment and Management

By: Cull, Christine, and Goldstein, Laura H. (Edited by)

Price: $22.80

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1997

Edition: First Paperback.

Seller ID: 009721

ISBN: 0415130514

Condition: Very Good +


xi, + 227pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, small, soft corner crease. " . . . the first comprehensive reference text written specifically from a psychological angle . . . practical advice for the clinician in areas including neuropsychological assessment, the impact of anti-epileptic medication, behavioural problems in children with epilepsy and the impact of epilepsy in people with learning disabilities." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 12 chapters, Appendix, Index. Book weight approx. 350g. Postage charge will be ... View more info

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COMMUNITY FIRST: The Story of the Frankston Hospital 1936 to 2000 (Signed Copy)

By: De Jong, Theo, with Lee White and Elizabeth Alexander

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Frankston, Victoria, Australia, Author (for Peninsula Health Services): 2001

Edition: First Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012534

ISBN: 0957938500

Condition: Very Good +


(viii), + 119pp., plus (xvi). Intext b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss card wrapper nominally bumped only. A short inscription to a community group, signed/dated by the primary author on title page, else textblock unmarked. The story of the Frankston Hospital (Victoria, Australia) is the culmination of eight years of research by a large contributing group headed by long-time Frankston Hospital senior official, Theo De Jong. From a humble community hospital serving the area in the 1930s to a major Victorian hospital treating ma... View more info

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THE PROMISE OF SLEEP : The Scientific Connection Between Health, Happiness and a Good Night's Sleep

By: Dement, William C. with Christopher Vaughan

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1999

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012054

ISBN: 0333776313

Condition: Very Good


xiv, + 466pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Four lines of orange highlighting to last page (Sleep Websites), else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has small area of price-sticker residue to inside rear panel, minor surface indentation. From the rear cover: "Drawing on more than four decades of research in sleep science, William C. Dement explains what happens when we sleep, taking readers on a remarkably lively tour of the sleeping body and mind . . . More importantly, this informative book gives hands-on advice on how to get the sleep we badly need." Book weight a... View more info

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MEDICINE ADRIFT

By: Dr Jerzy (George) Sikorski

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, Pelican Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012561

ISBN: 1875694048

Condition: Very Good +


(ix), + 241pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Printed card wrapper mildly edgeworn. Text-block unmarked. "This works looks at the philosophical base and social role of contemporary medicine. It identifies many of the major dilemmas facing the health services of advanced Western countries and examines their causes . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 9 chapters, Bibliography. Book weight approx. 360g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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TIRED OF NOT SLEEPING? : A Complete and Practical Guide to Overcoming Insomnia

By: Dr Sandra Cabot, and Nancy Beckam ND

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Camden, NSW, Australia, WHAS: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007536

ISBN: 0975743600

Condition: Very Good +


206pp., several b/white illustrations intext. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves pristine. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed only. " . . . provides you with practical strategies for 68 things that stop you sleeping . . . Up-to-date information is given on the correct use of antidepressant drugs and sleeping pills; natural herbal and nutritional sleeping remedies; supplements and foods to help your brain and nervous system relax; the sleep hormone melatonin; aromatherapy; behavioural and relaxation therapy . . . " Book weight approx. 255g. Postage charge will be reduced as this it... View more info

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FOUR APPROACHES TO COUNSELLING AND PSYCHOTHERAPY

By: Dryden, Windy, and Mytton, Jill

Price: $26.60

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1999

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 006541

ISBN: 0415139937

Condition: Very Good +


vi, + 210pp., b/w figures, tables, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. " . . . an essential introduction to, and overview of, the main therapeutic approaches used in psychotherapy and counselling today." Contents include: 1/Counselling and Psychotherapy. 2/The Psychodynamic Approach. 3/The Person-Centred Approach. 4/The Rational Emotive Behavioural Approach. 5/The Multimodal Approach. 6/The Four Approaches Compared, Index. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. ... View more info

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PROCEEDINGS OF THE VICTORIAN HEART CENTRE

By: Editors: Professor Brian Buxton, Dr Ron Dick

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Camberwell, VIC, Australia, Mi-Tech Medical Publishing, on Behalf of The Victorian Heart Centre: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010675

Condition: Very Good


69pp., b/white illustrations and figures. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated soft card wrapper has a minor small, soft crease to lower edge. Contents include: Editorial, Epworth Hospital Interventional Cardiology Audit for 1996, The Development of Coronary Artery Stenting, Report on Heart Surgery at Epworth Hospital, The Radial Artery as a Bypass Graft, Current Status of Interventional Electrophysiology, Patient Assessment by an Ambulance Officer, Resuscitation Outcomes of 24 Cardiac Arrests Managed at or near the Melbourne Cricket Ground, and more. Item weight approx. 326g. *Po... View more info

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COMMUNICATION AND ADULT HEARING LOSS

By: Erber, Norman P.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Abbotsford, Victoria, Australia, Clavis Publishing: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009397

ISBN: 0646141562

Condition: Very Good +


xi, + 136pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly scuffed, very small, soft corner crease. "This book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to communicate more effectively with hearing-impaired adults - including friends, relatives, doctors, nurses, and health-care workers. In this practical text, samples of everyday conversation are used to illustrate the application of professional methods . . . " Contents include : Acks., Introduction, Communication, Conversation, Hearing and Hearing Loss, The Hearing-Impaired Person, Situation and E... View more info

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HEADACHES: What Causes Them - How to Get Relief

By: Fabricant, Noah D.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Staples Press: 1951

Edition: First U.K..

Seller ID: 012614

Condition: Good +


xi, + 149pp. Pattern-print endpapers. Book clean and square. Gilt title over lightly bumped spine. Gilt publisher's device on front panel of lightly shelfworn khaki original cloth boards. Discreet former owner's initials on ffep., textblock top edge flecked, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, nipped and edgeworn, a thumbnail-size piece missing from head of mildly colour-faded spine, else several creases on rear panel. Originally published in the U.S.A., 1949, by Farrar, Straus & Co., this first U.K. edition published 1951. Headaches are among the ... View more info

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BENZO JUNKIE: More Than a Case History

By: Faust, Beatrice

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Victoria, Australia, Penguin Books Australia: 1993

Edition: First Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 013288

ISBN: 0670851450

Condition: Good


(vii), + 302pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper mildly bumped and edgeworn, with noticeable browning to plain versos. Textblock tanned and lightly bumped only. Part memoir, part expose, 'Benzo Junkie' is an investigation by Beatrice Faust (b. 1939) into the benzodiazepine family of tranquillisers that followed her being prescribed 'Ativan' and becoming addicted to the mind-altering drug. Using well-documented research and reports from other Benzo junkies, contents include: Prelims., Preface, 12 chapters, Notes, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 360g. View more info

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DANCING WITHOUT DANGER : The Prevention and Treatment of Ballet Dancing Injuries

By: Featherstone, Donald F., with Allen, Rona

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, Kaye and Ward: 1970

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 008043

ISBN: 0718208676

Condition: Very Good


258pp., illustrated throughout with b/white halftone plates, and line-drawings. Book clean. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Rear board slightly concaved, else boards undamaged. Textblock clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, mildly edgeworn, plus minor laminate lifting over hinge gutters. This book, unique when it was published, addresses all facets of the injuries thay may inflict the ballet dancer, be they amateur or professional. Covering prevention and treatment, contents include: Prelims., 26 chapters over 5 'parts', Appendices, Index. Book w... View more info

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CHINESE MEDICINE

By: Gao, Dr. Duo (Consultant Editor)

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Carlton Books Limited: 1998

Seller ID: 012208

ISBN: 1858684307

Condition: Very Good +


208pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper very good+. From the rear panel: "This authoritative book is a fully comprehensive guide to the four main branches of Chinese medicine: herbalism, food cures, acupuncture and manipulative therapy. Edited by Dr Duo Gao, one of the world's leading authorities on Chinese medicine, the book is illustrated throughout with colour photographs, easy-reference panels and artwork illustrations. It provides an in-depth analysis of this increasingly popular holistic medical system, together ... View more info