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Book Review. Signs of Life

For stories of courage, of boundless philosophical meanderings, and, of course, of travel. Signs of Life, a sort of cycling travel medical memoir, by Dr Stephen Fabes, has it all
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House of God

It has been many years since I first read 'The House of God' by Samuel Shem, back before I even started medical school. It made me wonder what the hell I was getting myself into.
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Clinical Neurology a primer

Clinical neurology a primer is written by leading Australian neurology Associate Professor Peter Gates. This book is the ultimate guide to neurology for people like me – who don’t understand it, but need to know it! Available in kindle edition…
Graphic Guide to Infectious Disease

Graphic Guide to Infectious Disease

Appearance Kloss and Bruce have lived up to their hope of creating a book that is “real medical education with comic book-style illustrations to create beautiful artistic images that enhance learning”. Presented over two-page spreads it discusses each infection in…
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Dr Foote’s Home Cyclopedia

With over a million copies sold (250 000 in it’s first 10 years and twenty thousand a year between 1870-1900), it has certainly been a best seller. Probably not so much in the last 100 years….. I have done a…
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Real ED Stories

Emergency is a collection of stories penned by ER Physicians across Australia, and through them the heart of the ED meticulously dissected
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Anaesthetic Crisis Manual

The Anaesthetic Crisis Manual (The ACM), was first published in 2011 and is a collection of 22 life threatening crises that anaesthetists manage in everyday practice.
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Reluctant Intern

The style is straightforward, and runs through, in extreme detail, multitudinous interactions between the intern and his patient – an absolute gushing fountain of information about every presentation that could possibly sneak into a hospital that clearly mops up the…