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Twists and Turns. The Life and Times of a Nurse 1935-2015
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 143,530. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Laurie Maddison describes her experiences as a child in Malaya, Australia and England. After school she enters nursing, marries, has a child and returns to Perth, Western Australia, where she works at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital and in specialist areas at Royal Perth, followed by community nursing, post-graduate courses at University, mental health nursing, and finally as a university lecturer.
Critical Care Pearls: Basics for critical patient care and board review
Price: Free! Words: 125,390. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Pyramid Pharmaceutical Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Critical care pearls for medical professionals involved in taking care of critically ill patients. An excellent resource for board review.
Quackery, the 20 million dollar duck
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,290. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
In Quackery, The 20 Million Dollar Duck, Tony Robertson examines the claims of alternative therapies such as acupuncture: can it really stop smoking addiction, enable surgery to be carried out without anaesthetic, cure hearing loss ...? Unsurprisingly data for ‘miracle' cures and therapies is thin on the ground. For a full exposé of the dangers of ‘quackery' this book is a must.
Grand Rounds: Healing Wisdom for a Complex World
Price: Free! Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Join the Good Doctor on a holistic journey starting with our species’ earliest healing expressions, then on through the ages to the emerging Science of Complexity; connecting the dots in between as we go. Grand Rounds is a healing balm to our collective individual, cultural, ecological, and evolutionary ails. Come and enjoy the magical & mirth-filled medicine that Dr. Sutherland has prescribed.
The Miracle Ship. (Conversations with John Gillespie)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,190. Language: British English. Published: July 20, 2015 by Crimson Cloak Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
A little girl with irreparable brain damage, is now a healthy teenager. A teenage boy diagnosed as permanently paralysed now plays football with his friends. Walking miracles abound who owe their healings to John Gillespie, an ordinary man of extraordinary faith and true healing gifts. The Miracle Ship is a true account. Whatever your beliefs, this book is a heartwarming and life-changing read.
Price: Free! Words: 106,910. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2015 by Robert Taylor. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Doctor Taylor's book on natural birth is not primarily focused on new physical positions or breathing techniques. These are not the problem. Birth is matched by a highly intricate and very delicate psychological mechanism which modern medicine overlooks to its detriment. Understanding that mechanism is the key to correcting it. This includes the theory and practice for obtaining a natural birth.
Vienna's Waiting
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,000. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Pain management
An intensely personal journey of anguish, solitude, and despair. At 14, Georgia was on top of the world. Her life as a teenager was filled with hope and promise until a mysterious pain developed in her back and leg. When doctors failed to help, she spiraled into hopelessness. This book chronicles that dark period of her life, and follows her inspirational journey back to health and happiness
So Far, So Good: The Saga of a Broken Neck, and the Good Life that Can Follow
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 114,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
Every year, 40,000 Americans suffer spinal cord injuries. Lee Goldstein is one of them. Lee has been living with his injury for 66+ years, making him unofficially the longest living quadriplegic in history. The story of his injury and the reasons for his survival are chronicled in this stunning book. Lee tells of his terrible injury, his fight for life, & the amazing life he has led ever since.
There's a Nasty Cancer in the Health Service
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 113,620. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues
Never one to shy away from putting his head above the parapet, John Riddington-Young has been outspoken on the state of the NHS for a number of years. His decades of clinical experience have earned him the right to speak as he finds, and what he finds he does not like.
The Truth About Building Muscle: Get Bigger Without Steroids
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 153,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
If you want to be muscular, lean, healthy and strong this book has dozens of easy to follow principles and directions that you can use immediately in your workouts. Follow the all-natural way to a muscular, healthy physique. Stay fit, stay healthy!
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The U.S. has the most advanced healthcare system in the world, yet Americans seem to be less healthy than ever before. We need new tools to enhance our diagnostic and treatment capabilities and promote better health. Integrating aspects of alternative medical therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine with our own could be the answer, and it can be done without compromising our science.
Coffee, Tea, and Gluten Free: The Cookbook
Series: Cookbook, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,450. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Health & healing / gluten-free, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Allergies
Accessible comfort foods. Desserts, meats, and vegetables—baked, boiled, or grilled. Create meals to include everyone, regardless of specific food allergy. Circle allergies, label by name, remember what to avoid in each dish, for each person. Coworkers can prepare an allergy free side dish at a potluck. A cook can surprise an in-law with an allergy free meal everyone can enjoy. Recipes: 189.
Speaking for the Child: An Autobiography and a Challenge
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 107,830. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Hearing & speech
As the name implies, this is my story. Speaking for the Child depicts my experience going through public schools and facing adulthood with a slowly increasing visual and hearing loss. It spans forty years and offers my unique perspective on many events that happened between the late sixties through the twenty-first century
Autism Masked By Mental Illness
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 159,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Autism spectrum disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Autism is not a mental illness. It is a developmental disability. This book is an in depth memoir of a person living with Autism and Mental Illness. It is important to note that Autism was not the immediate cause of the mental illness in the individual in this book. Mental Illness is a secondary condition that this person lives with every day and is coping with. This book is a memoir.
Ernest Amory Codman: The End Result of a Life in Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 114,310. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Physicians & medical professionals, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
Here's the first book-length biography of Ernest A. Codman (1869-1940), "father of shoulder surgery" and pioneer in outcomes research. This book vividly recalls Codman's career, including his breakthrough idea that patients' progress should be followed long enough to determine if their treatments are working.
Cẩm nang Y khoa Thực hành
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 120,440. Language: Vietnamese. Published: December 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
Quyển sách này rất tiện dụng cho những ai muốn tìm hiểu nhiều hơn về các vấn đề sức khỏe, ngoài những kiến thức chỉ mang tính phổ thông. Ngoài ra, sách cũng sẽ giúp ích cho những người làm công việc khám và trị bệnh nhưng không may mắn có được môi trường làm việc đầy đủ, chẳng hạn như ở các vùng sâu, vùng núi, hải đảo... hoặc tại các trạm y tế xã, phường...
Price: Free! Words: 159,660. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
The most important knowledge.
The Raw Cure: Healing Beyond Medicine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 137,870. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Nutrition, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
How Self Empowerment, A Raw Vegan Diet, and Change of Lifestyle Can Free Us From Sickness and Disease
So Long Constipation, Part 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,960. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
In So Long Constipation, Part 1 you will learn how to eliminate your constipation by learning what causes it and how this comes about. You will learn about the relationship between our daily environment and the gut. You will discover, in simple detail, how things like stress, industrial toxins and our modern diet and lifestyle influence the delicate balance of our mind-body system.
LA CURA DEL ALCOHOLISMO: El Método Sinclair Una Cura del Alcoholismo Médicamente Probada: Selincro, Nalmefene, Naltrexona
You set the price! Words: 103,510. Language: Spanish. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases
Por fin, hay una cura del alcoholismo. Este es el primer paso.