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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

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PROBLEMS OF PSYCHIATRY IN GENERAL PRACTICE. Neurasthenia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Advances in Treatment of Depression, Teaching and Training of

By: Gastpar, M., and Kielholz, P. (Editors)

Price: $125.40

Publisher: Lewiston, New York, Hogrefe & Huber Publishers: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006835

ISBN: 0889370842

Condition: Very Good


168pp., intext tables and diagrams throughout, most with an enhancing background pink tint. Several b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. A disclaimer label regarding a particular line of drugs affixed to half-title page, otherwise leaves clean and unmarked. Printed card wrapper lightly bumped and scuffed only. This title was published as a result of a two-day symposium of the International Committee on the Prevention and Treatment of Depression, held in St Moritz in 1990, and devoted to the problem of neurasthenia in general practice . . . Contents include: Prelims., Par... View more info

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THE CATHETER INTRODUCERS

By: Geddes, Leslie A. and Geddes, LaNelle E.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Chicago, Il., Mobium Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005319

ISBN: 0916371131

Condition: Very Good +


147pp., oblong (landscape) format. Intext, monochrome illustrations; halftone and line-drawn throughout. Triple-column text. Book clean. Spine firm and square. Cloth boards nominally splayed. Leaves clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn. A most fascinating look at the medical pioneers who were the thinkers, designers, and experimenters of the (now) large range of catheters that allow the multitudes of successful treatments that take place daily throughout the medical world. Contents include: Preface, 11 chapters, Time Line, Notes, Refs., Index. Book weight approx.... View more info

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THE CELLULAR BASIS OF THE IMMUNE RESPONSE

By: Golub, Edward S.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Sunderland, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Sinauer Associates: 1981

Edition: Second Edition, Second Impression

Seller ID: 009687

ISBN: 0878932127

Condition: Good+


xii, + 330pp., b/white figures throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, some sunning (colour fade but titles clearly legible). Previous owner's name to half-title page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn and scuffed, soft corner crease to front panel, several tiny areas of surface abrasion. Contents include: Preface to First and Second Edition, 22 chapters over four 'parts (including Introduction), Appendices x 4. Each chapter includes a preview, a summary, and an annotated list of readings. Book weight approx. 515g. View more info

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NATURAL VISION IMPROVEMENT

By: Goodrich, Janet

Price: $13.30

Publisher: Ringwood, Victoria, Australia, Penguin Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010252

ISBN: 0909104905

Condition: Good+


xiv, + 218pp., plus 4 page, unpaginated, colour-plate section, and intext b/white line drawn illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Illustrated pictorial wrapper softly creased and mildly indented. Small area of surface abrasion to first (Author bio.) page, else leaves clean, albeit very mildly tanned on introductory and closing pages. 'Natural Vision Improvement' offers valuable advice on improving natural vision, using relaxing, effective vision games . . . Contents include: Prelims., 17 informative chapters, Biblio., Appendix, Biographies, Glossary, Index, Eye charts, More. Book ... View more info

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THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE MEDICO-LEGAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA. Volume XII. (During the Years 1970-1974 Inc.). Limited Edition

By: Graham, Douglas and Gale, David P. (Edited by)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Medico-Legal Society of Victoria, via Brown Prior Anderson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010900

Condition: Good


n.d. (1976). xiv, + 387pp. Book clean and square. Bright gilt titles over mildly bumped and flecked blue cloth boards. Textblock clean. No dustjacket. This impression, limited to 500 copies for circulation among members of the Medico-Legal Society of Victoria, is volume 12 of a series that began with volume 1, published on 25-2-33. This volume covers papers delivered to members during the years 1970 to 1974 inclusive. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, various papers, List of Office Bearers 1931-1970, Table of Contents of Volumes 1-11, List of Members. Book weight approx. 635g. View more info

MOUNTAIN SICKNESS: Prevention, Recognition and Treatment

By: Hackett, Peter H.

Price: $6.65

Publisher: New York, The American Alpine Club: 1983

Seller ID: 002115

ISBN: 0930410106

Condition: Very Good +


75pp., one intext illustration. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Original price sticker affixed to foot of half-title page, otherwise leaves clean. Gilt-titled card wrapper undamaged. "Good wilderness medical information is available, especially on frostbite, hypothermia and general first aid. This book is designed to fill the existing gap in specific and detailed information on acute mountain sickness . . . " Contents include: Intro., What is mountain sickness?, Recognition and treatment, Edema[s], Classification, Fluid balance at high altitude, Prevention of mountain sickness, Retinal... View more info

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SAMUEL HAHNEMANN : His Life and Work. Volume II: Supplements

By: Haehl, Richard

Price: $20.90

Publisher: New Delhi, India, B. Jain Publishers: 1992

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 007274

Condition: Good+


xv, + 515pp. Book clean and square. Ex-Library copy. Spine firm. minimal ex-libris indicators, else leaves clean. Illustrated gloss boards nominally bumped, and edgeworn on foot. Like-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and colour-faded on spine. This second volume on the life and work of Samuel Hahnemann, considered to be the father of Homeopathy, was translated into English by Marie L. Wheeler. It contains "documents, State papers, letters, essays, dissertations, etc." Contents include: Prelims., 27 chapters, Index of Hahnemann's Essays and Works. Book w... View more info

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WHAT TO DO WHEN THE DOCTOR SAYS IT'S PCOS [Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome]

By: Hammerley, Milton and Kimball, Cheryl

Price: $19.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Fair Winds Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 007273

ISBN: 1592330045

Condition: Very Good +


247pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper nominally scuffed only. "Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal disorder among women of reproductive age - and the most often misdiagnosed. Often a harbinger of more serious problems, including diabetes, PCOS affects far more than your ovaries - it affects your body, mind and spirit . . . this book shows you the diet and lifestyle changes, complementary therapies, and medicines you need to manage this condition today, and prevent the complications of tomorrow . . . " Contents include: Prel... View more info

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CARING FOR THE AGED (Australian Women's Weekly) : What You Need to Know. What You Can Get. Who Can Help

By: Hammond, Gordon and Jilek, Rodney

Price: $14.25

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, ACP Publishing Pty, Limited: 2003

Seller ID: 006082

ISBN: 1876624787

Condition: Very Good +


224pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Slight browning to edges, else leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nomonally edgeworn and scuffed. A useful, comprehensive and easy-to-read guide to aging, and aged care services, in Australia. Contents include 26 chapters over three 'parts', plus Appendices and Index, and cover such topics as Why do we age?, The Narrowing Generation Gap, The Bogey Man-Alzheimers, The Changing Relationship, Wills, Brave Old World, Community and Flexible Care, Retirement Villages and Assisted Living, Hostel Care, Nursing Home Care, Respite Care, Services for Veterans... View more info

YOU ARE A BRAVE MAN: A Kiwi Odyssey in the Himalayas

By: Harding, Elizabeth

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Auckland, New Zealand, Random House New Zealand: 1997

Edition: 2nd Impression.

Seller ID: 005367

ISBN: 1869413024

Condition: Near Fine


xv, + 288pp., Intext, b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout (mostly candid). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper undamaged. Between 1993 and 1995, New Zealander (Dr) Elizabeth Harding, and her assistant (Nurse) Diane Bush, aided by two Sherpa health workers, staffed remote Nepalese hospital 'Sir Edmund Hillary's Khunde Hospital', situated in the shadow of the Himalayas, 13,000 feet above sea level. The remote, austere environment led one local to declare of Dr Harding-"You are a very brave man"-a remark of sincere... View more info

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THE SENSITIVE GUT

By: Harvard Medical School (Michael Lasalandra)

Price: $16.15

Publisher: New York, Fireside: 2001

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 006203

ISBN: 0743215044

Condition: Very Good +


224pp., several b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Card wrapper nominally edgeworn. A reassuring and practical guide to managing intestinal distress in the form of reflux disease, dyspepsia, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies, constipation, and other conditions, including suggested eating plans and evaluation of alternative approaches such as relaxation response training, hypnosis and biofeedback. Contents include: Intro., 13 chapters, Appendix: Drugs Used To Treat Functional Gastrintestinal Disorders, Glossary, Index. Book weight approx. 280g. Postage c... View more info

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THE STORY OF IODINE DEFICIENCY: An International Challenge in Nutrition (Signed Copy)

By: Hetzel, Basil S.

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Delhi, India, Oxford University Press: 1989

Edition: 1st Indian Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 012849

ISBN: 0192618660

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 236pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates, graphs, tables and maps. Book clean and square. Several minor creases on spine - binding not compromised. Illustrated card wrapper mildly wavy and bumped. A personal inscription, signed 'Basil', dated July, 1990, Adelaide on front free endpaper, else textblock unmarked. Australian, Dr. Basil Hetzer has been involved in the prevention and control of iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) which affects up to 800 million people worldwide, the majority in the developing world . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Glossary, Part 1... View more info

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ESSENTIAL HAEMATOLOGY (Second Edition)

By: Hoffbrand, A.V., and Pettit, J. E.

Price: $11.40

Publisher: United Kingdom, Blackwell Scientific Publications: 1984

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 010567

ISBN: 0632011963

Condition: Very Good


274pp., b/white illustrations/figures throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper softly creased. " . . . designed to give the medical student a sound knowledge of the current trends (note: 1984) in haematological practice . . . The updated second edition includes new material, particularly in the sections dealing with the haemoglobinopathies, lymphocytes, leukaemias and myelodysplastic disorders, malignant lymphomas, haemostasis and blood transfusions." Book weight approx. 565g. View more info

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WOMANHOOD

By: Holmes, Anna

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Blackburn, Victoria, Australia, Collins Dove: 1989

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009878

ISBN: 0859247090

Condition: Very Good


322pp., b/white photographic and line drawn illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Small sticker ghost to first page, else leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper has soft reading crease to rear panel. "In this enlightening and though-provoking book, based on her experience as a doctor, woman and mother, Dr Holmes explains how you can become and stay healthy at all stages of your life. She interweaves her account of the physical phases facing each women from girlhood to old age with a unique consideration of those other factors that are part of being human - feel... View more info

THE X DIET: Exploding the Diet Myth

By: Hume, Tabitha

Price: $16.15

Publisher: South Africa, Zebra Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005517

ISBN: 1868722570

Condition: Very Good +


xxii, + 177pp., intext tables, plus sketch-illustrations throughout, by Micha McKerr. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper nominally bumped and edgeworn only. South African clinical dietition explains the way to banish fat and its many associated health problems. She realised sugar is not the weight enemy-fat is . . . In this book she shows how you can 'rev up' your metabolism, the benefits leading to better health. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., My Story, chaptered 'parts': Metabolism & Diet, Eating For Pleasure & Health, Putting the Plan Together. Q ... View more info

COUNSELLING IN OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY

By: Hunter, Myra

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Leicester, U.k., British Psychological Society: 1994

Edition: 1st. P/B

Seller ID: 002063

ISBN: 1854331191

Condition: Very Good +


ix, + 147pp., book clean, nominally cocked. Spine firm, soft reading crease there-on. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated card wrapper trivially bumped on foredge corners, otherwise very good. "This book aims to increase the awareness of Health Workers, by describing a broad range of women's experiences and reactions to their particular problems and health concerns . . . It describes the principles and skills of counselling . . . " A volume in the 'Communication & Counselling in Health Care' series, contents include: Prelims., 7 chapters, Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 230g. Postage ... View more info

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SWEDISH MASSAGE: A Systematic and Practical Approach

By: John F. Harris, MSF

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Romford, Essex, U.K., L.N. Fowler: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013192

ISBN: 0852433697

Condition: Very Good


107pp., instructional b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased on lower foredge corners, else nominally bumped. Textblock unmarked. Swedish massage is a defined system that follows the teachings of Pehr Henrik Ling, a Swede from Stockholm. In this book John Harris has laid out, clearly and in easily-understood stages, the movements and techniques forming the basis of the art of massage . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, Introduction, numerous chapters, Conclusion, Glossary, Appendix. Book weigh... View more info

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WHAT'S GOOD FOR YOU (Includes Bonus DVD)

By: Johnston, Grace

Price: $31.35

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Wilkinson Publishing: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006817

ISBN: 1921332018

Condition: Near Fine


150pp., colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Montage-style, illustrated card wrapper nominally scuffed only. Bonus DVD in plastic pocket affixed to inside rear wrap, unmarked. Your guide to the top rating TV series . . . and more! Join Sigrid Thornton, Dr Andrew and the team "as they explain the truth about our bodies and minds, the food we eat and the health we seek . . . and, along with some serious research, have some fun along the way." Contents include: Foreword, The folk who make it happen, The Mind, Food, Water and Alcohol, Secret Men's ... View more info

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PROMOTING HEALTH : Knowledge and Practice

By: Katz, Jeanne and Peberdy, Alyson (Edited by)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Macmillan, in Association with The Open University: 1998

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 008799

ISBN: 0333681762

Condition: Very Good +


xiii, + 354pp., b/white figures intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. A thin, faint stripe to lower text-block edge, otherwise leaves clean, with a small, triangular-shaped indentation to lower edge of a small section of pages at start of book, and a soft corner cease to small section at rear. Illustrated card wrapper mildly edgeworn, with a corner crease to rear panel. "Beginning from the premise that health is 'everybody's business' this book explores challenging issues about the meaning of health promotion, in the context of the range of social, economic and cultural factors that shap... View more info