It is very likely that you or someone you love is one of the 30 million people worldwide who has the ‘irregularly irregular’ heartbeat of atrial fibrillation (AF). The impact of this highly unpredictable, and often unrecognised, condition ranges from inconvenience to blackout, heart failure or stroke. An ageing population and our Western lifestyle are ensuring that the prevalence of AF is increasing at such a rate that it is predicted to be the next cardiac epidemic. You need to know about it. For the patient, family and treating doctor.
This book could save your life, or the life of someone you love. As it unpacks what you need to know to understand and reduce your risk, this first-of-its-kind book offers a balanced and referenced discussion of coronary risk assessment using the modern technology of imaging. For the patient, family and treating doctor.
A privately-published book telling the story of a man who, if passed in the street, would appear ordinary-looking and well-dressed as he carried himself with purpose. Behind his gentle smile and warm greeting was the story of war-time refugee displacement and hardship that his wife wanted their grandchildren and other generations to know about. An author himself, he had started to write his story but died before it could be finished. His manuscript finished, literally, in mid-sentence.
An Audacious Aussie Dream (2010)
A celebration of a God-inspired human endeavour that began as a daring desire conceived in the crucible of desperate human need in the great Depression and found life as the Family Care Sisters – the Grey Sisters – of Melbourne. St Paul’s Publications For further information and to order online