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IS IT HOT IN HERE? OR IS IT ME? : The Complete Guide To Menopause

By: Pat Wingert and Barbara Kantrowitz

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W., Australia, Hachette Australia: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 012245

ISBN: 0733619932

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 532pp., b/white illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper softly creased. From the rear panel: "A significant book for a significant milestone in a woman's life, this is the essential, practical and positive guide to menopause. Written with an uncompromising intelligence and quick wit, it covers the full, sometimes mysterious scope of menopause." Includes Index. Book weight approx. 705g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL REHABILITATION. An Australasian Perspective

By: Penington, Graeme R., and Burry, Hugh C.

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011948

ISBN: 0522843913

Condition: Very Good


xii, + 184pp., several unpaginated b/white half-tone plate illustrations, plus intext line-drawings and tables. Book clean. Spine firm but mildly cocked. Printed card wrapper slightly edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. Foreword by Dennis S. Smith, Professor of Rehabilitation Studies, Flinders University. A comprehensive introduction to medical rehabilitation for physical disability, discussing principles of rehabilitation, a number of therapeutic tools, assessment and rehab management of a number of conditions and problems. Current to 1990 levels, contents include: Prelims., 21 chapters, Appen... View more info

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DATA BOOK FOR NURSES

By: Piper, Phyllis M.

Price: $42.75

Publisher: London, The Caxton Publishing Company Limited: 1958

Edition: Second Impression.

Seller ID: 012150

Condition: Very Good +


viii, + 485pp. plus (xxvii). Unpaginated colour and b/white halftone plates (all called-for plates attached and extant), a large section of line-drawn medical and surgical instruments and apparatus, plus several other intext drawings. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Blind-stamp publisher's device and border over undamaged red cloth boards. No dustjacket. Endpapers lightly flecked, textblock has publisher's red splash-tinting on all edges, else leaves clean. Somewhat dated, this book does not follow any syllabus and is not intended as a complete textbook of nursing. It... View more info

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BREAST FRIENDS : Extraordinary Friendships Through Breast Cancer

By: Portraits By Rankin (Introduction: Marcia Cross, et al)

Price: $28.50

Publisher: London, Sea Design: 2006

Edition: First Edition (Stated).

Seller ID: 009200

ISBN: 0955389801

Condition: Near Fine


Unpaginated (80 pages). Pattern-print endpapers. Colour-plate portraiture throughout by 'Rankin'. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated matt boards undamaged. Text-block pristine. No dustjacket (as issued). This poignant book features celebrities and their 'breast friends' who have faced and overcome the diagnosis : "you have breast cancer . . . " 'Rankin' is the professional name of celebrated, internationally-known photographer, John Rankin Waddell, born 1966. Contents include; Prelims., Foreword (Rankin), Introduction (Marcia Cross and Rosemary Moritz), How to B... View more info

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THE CIRCULATION OF BLOOD: A History

By: Rapson, Helen

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006286

ISBN: 0584110138

Condition: Near Fine


(vi) + 132pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plate section. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally bumped and edgeworn. The author tells the fascinating story of how science came to understand the circulation of blood . . . Contents include: Intro., 13 chapters, Tool, Glossary, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. View more info

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THE OMEGA-3 LIFE PROGRAM : Your Food Guide for Health and Healing

By: Ratnesar, Shamala

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Roseville, NSW, Australia, McGraw-Hill Australia: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006299

ISBN: 0074710869

Condition: Very Good +


xii, + 196pp., some colour, mostly duo-tone, photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. Clinical dietition Shamala Ratnesar uses her extensive experience to combine the science and art of nutrition into this practical life program for good health, incorporating foods with high Omega-3 content such as fish, seafood, legumes and leafy green vegetables, menus, shopping lists and recipes. Contents include: Prelims., 15 chapters over 6 'parts', plus Recipes, Appendices x 4, Sources & Refs., Index. Book weig... View more info

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INNOVATION IN SKELETAL MEDICINE

By: Reginster, Jean-Yves, Rizzoli, Rene, et al

Price: $71.25

Publisher: Issy-Les-Moulineux, Cedex, France, Elsevier Masson S.A.S.: 2008

Edition: First (English)

Seller ID: 008993

ISBN: 2842999444

Condition: Very Good +


230pp., illustrated throughout with intext graphs, diagrams, tables and halftone plates in colour and b/white. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated gloss boards lightly bumped on foredge corners. Text-block pristine. No dustjacket (as issued). Published via an education grant from Les Laboratories Servier, 'Innovations in Skeletal Medicine' brings together an impressive field of skeletal experts to contribute up-to-date material from their respective disciplines . . . Contents include; Prelims., Authors (Contributors), Introduction, Contributions (each with Conclusions, Acks., Refs.,... View more info

JAMES LIND: Founder of Nautical Medicine

By: Roddis, Louis H.

Price: $26.60

Publisher: London, Wm. Heinemann Medical Books: 1951

Edition: 1st British.

Seller ID: 004794

Condition: Good+


xi, + 177pp., unpaginated b/white halftone plates and facsimiles throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards mildly bumped on corners and rear board. Corner-clipped ffep., else minor flecks on text-block edges. Printed, loose-plastic protected wrapper edgeworn, with a short, closed tear, mildly soiled, U.V.affected on spine, small circular splashes on same. "The greatest name in naval medicine . . . father of naval hygiene . . . " The fascinating narrative of the man who discovered the cure for scurvy-the dread scourge of the sea, and principal kil... View more info

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THE GYNECOLOGICAL SOURCEBOOK

By: Rosenthal, M. Sara

Price: $15.20

Publisher: U.S.A., McGraw-Hill: 2003

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 011357

ISBN: 0071402799

Condition: Very Good +


xxii, + 410pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper undamaged. From the rear panel: "The contents of this much-needed book reflect what women have been asking for: complete information on all things gynecological . . . This all-inclusive guidebook embraces research in both eastern and western medicines, and covers such crucial topics as gynecological cancers, women and HIV, abortion, and a range of gynecological infections including chlamydia, herpes, yeast, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), the main cause of infertility in women." Includes Index. Boo... View more info

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A PHARMACOP(O)EIA FOR CHIROPODISTS

By: Rossignol, J.N. Le

Price: $21.85

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1955

Edition: 6th Edition

Seller ID: 005741

Condition: Good+


xi, + 243pp., formulae throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Original supplier's stamp to ffep., a former owner's details (twice) on front pastedown, otherwise leaves clean. No dustjacket. Contents, covering drugs and formulae throughout, include: Prelims., Note., six 'parts', Appendices, Index. Book weight approx. 400g. View more info

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THE I.A.T. GUIDE TO HAIR LOSS

By: Salinger, David

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Reseda, California, U.S.A., International Association of Trichologists: 1979

Edition: Third Edition.

Seller ID: 012731

Condition: Good


(v), + 105pp., one unpaginated line-drawing. Book clean. Spine firm, but mildly biopredated, Printed card wrapper lightly soiled on front, more so on rear wrap., else minor edgewear. A small, round, penetrating stain on last few leaves, else leaves clean. First published in 1978, this guide/textbook gives a clear explanation of what human hair is, why hair loss has various forms and causes, and how it can be treated. Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, 10 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 220g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. Size: 8vo... View more info

CRITICAL CHALLENGES FOR HEALTH CARE REFORM IN EUROPE

By: Saltman, Richard B., Figueras, Joseph, et al [Edited by]

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Buckingham, U.K., Open University Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Thus.

Seller ID: 004493

ISBN: 0335199704

Condition: Very Good


xvi, + 424pp., intext tables and graphs. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Printed card wrapper slightly edgeworn and splayed, plus minimal surface wear. A stand-alone volume in the Open University Press 'State Of Health' series, this book explores the central issues driving the present process of health reform in Europe. More than 30 scholars and policy makers from all parts of Europe draw together the available evidence from the disciplines of epidemiology and public health, economics, public policy, organizational behaviour and management theory as well as real world policy m... View more info

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COMPENDIUM OF IMMUNOLOGY. Second Edition. Volume 1

By: Schwartz, Lazar

Price: $38.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1980

Edition: Second Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 009704

ISBN: 0442274726

Condition: Very Good +


xxxiii, + 515pp., intext illustrations throughout; black/white halftone plates, line-drawn diagrams, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Plain grey boards undamaged. Text-block clean and unmarked. Art-design, loose-plastic dustjacket slightly edgeworn, and colour-faded on spine, else very good. With over 384 topics and 700 references covering the most important areas of basic immunology, contents of this stand-alone, Volume One reference source book include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., 14 chapters (includes list of contents for Vol. 2), Index.... View more info

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COMPENDIUM OF IMMUNOLOGY. Second Edition. Volume II

By: Schwartz, Lazar

Price: $57.00

Publisher: New York, Van Nostrand Reinhold: 1982

Edition: Second Edition, First Impression

Seller ID: 009705

ISBN: 0442267088

Condition: Very Good +


xxxi, + 722pp., intext illustrations throughout; several b/white halftone plates, line-drawn diagrams, graphs and tables. Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Plain grey boards undamaged. Textblock clean and unmarked. Art-design, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a very light dampstain on foot. In this title (Volume 2), 344 topics are covered and amply referenced. Contents of this stand-alone reference source book include: Prelims., Preface, Acks., 13 chapters, Index. Note: Companion Volume I is inventory number 009704 on our database. ... View more info

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AIDS TO PHYSIOLOGY (Third Edition)

By: Scratcherd, T., and Gillespie, J. I.

Price: $17.10

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Churchill Livingstone: 1997

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 009810

ISBN: 0443054517

Condition: Very Good


390pp., b/white figures intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper negligibly edgeworn only. 14 chapters, commencing with The Circulation, and closing with Skeletal Muscle and Its Properties. Includes Index. Book weight approx. 490g. View more info

"SOMEBODY'S BABY" : History of the Pakenham & District Hospital 1926-1992

By: Shallard, Heather J.

Price: $22.80

Publisher: Victoria, Australia, Heather Jean Shallard/Pakenham & District Hospital Inc.: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013588

ISBN: 0646092421

Condition: Very Good +


127pp., b/white photographic illustrations intext. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Illustrated card wrapper very good. From the rear panel: "Pakenham Bush Nursing Hospital was brought into being by the local community, and the founders fought to keep it afloat through some tough times . . . Successive generations of district people have given their time and reached deep into their pockets to keep the hospital solvent and equip it to provide a high standard of health care. This history recognises the breadth of that community support, shares some of the glad and t... View more info

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DIAGNOSTICS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE (English Text)

By: Shao Nian Fang (Compiler)

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Jinan, China, Shandong Science & Technology Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009082

ISBN: 7533105192

Condition: Very Good


(ii) + 112pp. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Bright gilt titles in English. Blind-stamp Chinese title (?) on front board. Light blue original cloth boards undamaged. A former owner's name on ffep., text-block edges flecked, else good. Symbolized, art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn, and has a very faint dampstain on lower rear verso. With English translation and revision by Wang Qi Liang, the contents of this book, offering elementary knowledge about diagnostics of traditional Chinese medicine, include: Prelims., Introduction, Four Kinds of Diagnostic Exami... View more info

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A COLOUR ATLAS OF HEART FAILURE

By: Shapiro, L.M. And Fox, K.M.

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, Wolfe Medical Publications: 1993

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 006819

ISBN: 0723417164

Condition: Very Good +


192pp., illustrated throughout; colour plates, plus b/white halftone plates. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pharmaceutical company sticker on half-title page, else leaves clean. Confrontingly-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped. This atlas is primarily aimed at undergraduates, postgraduates studying for higher diplomas, physicians and general practitioners who manage patients with heart disease . . . Contents include: Prelims., Clinical Features of Heart Failure, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Heart Muscle Disease, Hypertension, Congenital Heart Disease, Right Heart F... View more info

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FERTILE FATHERS

By: Sharkey, Ruth

Price: $17.10

Publisher: Nerang, Queensland, Australia, Ruth Sharkey: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011839

ISBN: 0958579229

Condition: Very Good +


202pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Illustrated card wrapper undamaged. From the rear cover: "Written as a companion book to Ruth's best-selling self-help book 'Natural Conception', 'Fertile Fathers' is the first book of its kind, dealing solely with the issues and problems associated with male infertility. In it Ruth has brought to light many taboo subjects . . . " Includes Glossary and Index. Book weight approx. 280g. *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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LADIES IN EMERGENCY

By: Sinclair, Dr Alasdair

Price: $17.10

Publisher: London, Christopher Johnson: 1955

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 006308

Condition: Very Good


185pp. Book clean. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Original brown cloth boards lightly colour flecked. Endpapers mildly foxed, otherwise leaves clean. Art-illustrated (Trevor Denning), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with splotches on rear text panel. 'Alasdair Sinclair' is the pseudonym of a former 'Harley Street' specialist obstetrician, unable to continue practice due to a debilitating illness. This volume relates stories, both happy or tragic, from his professional life in London . . . Told over 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 340g. Postage charge will be red... View more info