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Florey: The Man Who Made Penicillin

by Lennard Bickel

It wouldn't be for years after that fateful day when Alexander Fleming sneezed on a petri dish and stumbled upon Penicillin, that the almost miraculous power of this mould would transform the lives of every...


Three Times A Day, Doctor

by Robert Clifford

Three Times a Day, Doctor? combines the first three books in this humorous and heartwarming doctor series: Just Here Doctor; Not There Doctor; and What Next, Doctor? Together the paint a richly entertaining...


Only When I Laugh, Doctor

by Robert Clifford

An omnibus edition of Oh Dear, Doctor!, Look Out Doctor! and Surely Not, Doctor!, this volume follows the further exploits of Dr Bob Clifford in his country practice on the Somerset coast.

Small though the town...


It's A Long Story, Doctor!

by Robert Clifford

In this hilarious omnibus edition of There You Are, Doctor!, On Holiday Again, Doctor? and You're Still a Doctor, Doctor!, we follow everybody's favourite G.P. as he encounters eccentric patients and extraordinary...


The Headache Godfather: The Story of Dr. Seymour Diamond and How He Revolutionized the Treatment of Headaches

by Seymour Diamond & Charlie Morey

Learn the story of a man who lived the American dream and improved the quality of life for thousands of headache sufferers.

The Headache Godfather traces the life of Seymour Diamond, MD, who was born in 1925,...


On Holiday Again, Doctor?

by Robert Clifford

Gastro-enteritis in Marrakesh, kidney stones in the Sahara, a wrenched sternum in Faro, bizarre accidents on a peaceful day's angling . . . It all goes to show that - as their patients would firmly agree - doctors...


Reaching Down the Rabbit Hole

by Allan H. Ropper, Brian David Burrell, Allan Ropper & Brian Burrell

"Tell the doctor where it hurts." It sounds simple enough, unless the problem affects the very organ that produces awareness and generates speech. What is it like to try to heal the body when the mind is under...


Dr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation at the Dawn of Modern Medicine

by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz

A mesmerizing biography of the brilliant and eccentric medical innovator who revolutionized American surgery and founded the country's most famous museum of medical oddities

Imagine undergoing an operation without...


Misdiagnosed: One Woman's Tour of--And Escape From--Healthcareland

by Jody Berger

"Berger movingly details her journey to healing. Her indefatigable quest...underscores the fact that there is no such thing as one size fits all in medicine."-Gayatri Devi, MD, clinical associate professor,...


The Comeback: from A First Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt

by Geoffrey C. Ward

An eBook short.

Franklin Roosevelt contracted polio in the summer of 1921, resulting in permanent paralysis from the waist down. One year later, he went back to work. Noted historian Geoffrey C. Ward, winner...


Cheating Destiny: Living with Diabetes

by James S. Hirsch

A candid, provocative, and moving account of one of America’s fastest-growing health issues

If you or someone you love has diabetes, you are not alone — more than twenty million Americans now live with the...


Goodness not Grief: Autobiography of Yean Leng LIM

by Thiam Chye Tan, Kim Teng Tan & Eng Hseon Tay

A biography of the author's background which provides insight into his training in medicine and his opinions on the concepts and training that are necessary to be a good doctor. The aims of this book are to...


Now I See You

by Nicole C. Kear

At nineteen years old, Nicole C. Kear's biggest concern is choosing a major--until she walks into a doctor’s office in midtown Manhattan and gets a life-changing diagnosis. She is going blind, courtesy of...


An Outback Nurse

by Thea Hayes

The charming story of a young city nurse who found love in the outback.


Walking Free: The Extraordinary True Story of a Young Man Who Fled War-Torn Iraq, Came to Australia as a Refugee by Boat, Spent Mont

by Munjed Al Muderis & Patrick Weaver

One man's phenomenal tale of escaping a death sentence in Iraq, surviving the Australian Refugee system and becoming a pioneering surgeon at the forefront of Orthopaedic medicine.


Trauma Red: The Making of a Surgeon in War and in America's Cities

by Peter Rhee & Gordon Dillow

The incredible life story of the trauma surgeon who helped save Congresswoman Gabby Giffords­—from his upbringing in South Korea and Africa to the gripping dramas he faces in a typical day as a medical genius....


The Gift of Life: The Reality Behind Donor Organ Retrieval

by Traci Graf

"Organ transplants are a very controversial and unique area of medicine. Those of us who work as Transplant Coordinators were frequently referred to by hospital staff as 'organ vultures' behind our backs, but...


Lemon-Sized Tumour

by Jenny Overton

Brain and tumour. Two of the worst words to go together in one sentence. This book follows the personal journey of a mother whose eighteen year old son faces this diagnosis. The story journeys through the medical...


A Doctor's Dream: A story of hope from the Top End

by Buddhi Lokuge & Tanya Burke

When Dr Buddhi Lokuge embarked on a $5 million program to eradicate an infectious and debilitating disease, he soon realised the entire program was unworkable. By listening to community elders, he discovered...


County: Life, Death and Politics at Chicago's Public Hospital

by David A. Ansell & Quentin Young

The amazing tale of “County” is the story of one of America’s oldest and most unusual urban hospitals. From its inception as a “poor house” dispensing free medical care to indigents, Chicago’s Cook...