Health

Nutritionism

Gyorgy Scrinis

Format: Paperback

AUD $35.00

Demystifies the popular obsession with 'good' versus 'bad' nutrients, showing how this is used by the food industry to promote processed foods with misleading health claims. Gyorgy Scrinis explores the origins of this reductive focus on nutrients, and how it can undermine our understanding of what is healthy and unhealthy food.

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The Checklist Manifesto

Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea - which is free to reproduce - will revolutionise the way we approach problems, and help save lives.

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Food and Nutrition

Edited by Mark L Wahlqvist

Format: Paperback

AUD $85.00

A comprehensive introduction to nutrition, setting it in the context of food systems and health across the lifespan.

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Sex, Lies & Pharmaceuticals

Ray Moynihan

AUD $27.99

A hard-hitting and provocative expose that takes us inside the corridors of medical power to watch the birth of the new 'disease' - Female Sexual Dysfunction - and the marketing machine that will create it.

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Patient Safety First

Judith Healy and Paul Dugdale

Format: Paperback

AUD $79.99

More people die each year in hospital accidents than in car accidents. This is a much needed systematic analysis of current issues, challenges and outcomes surrounding safety in patient health care in Australia.

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Nutrition Promotion

Tony Worsley

Format: Paperback

AUD $69.99

An introduction to approaches and techniques used to influence food behaviours and improve nutrition and health.

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Doing Health Policy in Australia

Paul Dugdale

Format: Paperback

AUD $45.00

An insider's account of the Australian health system, and the economic, political and social dynamics which shape contemporary health policy.

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Better

Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback

AUD $24.99

The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine.

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Complications

Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback

AUD $22.99

In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is - uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human.

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Public Health Nutrition

Edited by Mark Lawrence and Tony Worsley

Format: Paperback

AUD $69.99

A systematic, research-based overview of the central principles and practice issues in the growing field of public health nutrition. With chapters by leading international experts, this is essential reading for practitioners and students in public health, nutrition, health policy and related fields.

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