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The Philippines: Dangers and Health Risks By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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The Philippines is an island paradise. For the majority of tourists their visit to the ‘Pearl of the Orient Sea’ is uneventful and they return with happy memories of a wonderful vacation.... More > There are however, as with anywhere on this planet, dangers lurking. Here in this book I discuss these dangers so that the traveler, while not worrying excessively, may be alert and prepared for these threats. The author lived in the Philippines for 2 wonderful years. As a Registered Nurse he had the opportunity to research the health and safety issues there and now shares that knowledge. As a tourist one must be alert and prepared to any dangers that may be present. In so doing the reader and tourist, along with their family, will be able to safely avoid or increase there chances and of safely managing specific dangers should they arise. The tourist should be aware that specific and potentially deadly illnesses and risks do exist within the Philippines and this book outlines precisely what they are.< Less
The Philippines: Dangers and Health Risks By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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The Philippines is an island paradise that has proven to be a magnet for tourists. For the majority of tourists their visit to the ‘Pearl of the Orient Sea’ is uneventful and they return... More > with happy memories of a wonderful vacation. There are however, as with anywhere on this planet, dangers lurking. Here in this book the author discusses these dangers so that the traveler may be aware and prepared. The author lived in the Philippines for 2 years. As a Registered Nurse he had the opportunity to research and to study the health and safety issues of the Philippines and here he shares that knowledge. As a tourist one must be alert and prepared to any dangers that may be present. In so doing the reader and tourist, along with their family, will be able to safely avoid or increase there chances of safely managing specific dangers should they arise. The tourist should be aware that specific and potentially deadly illnesses and risks do exist within the Philippines and this book outlines precisely what they are.< Less
The Death of Bruce Lee: A Clinical Investigation By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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He was one of the greatest martial artists of all time and reputed to be pound for pound the strongest man on Earth. Then, at the age of 32, he suddenly died. Was it a mysterious death, due to... More > poisoning or the fabled ‘death touch’ of another kung fu practitioner, or was his death due to natural causes? Was he a drug addict? Why was he previously rejected from the US military draft on health grounds? Did Bruce Lee really have a back injury? What really caused his death? This book examines the medical issues surrounding his death and answers these questions. Written by a Registered Nurse this book details the medical issues surrounding Lee and sets the record straight in regards to the distortions and misinformation that has surrounded this extraordinary man and his sudden death. This is indispensable reading for any Bruce Lee fan who is interested in the truth about him, and for anyone interested in forensic medicine and the detailed clinical issues surrounding such deaths.< Less
The Death of Bruce Lee: A Clinical Investigation By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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He was one of the greatest martial artists of all time and reputed to be pound for pound the strongest man on Earth. Then, at the age of 32, he suddenly died. Was it a mysterious death, due to... More > poisoning or the fabled ‘death touch’ of another kung fu practitioner, or was his death due to natural causes? Was he a drug addict? Why was he previously rejected from the US military draft on health grounds? Did Bruce Lee really have a back injury? What really caused his death? This book examines the medical issues surrounding his death and answers these questions. Written by a Registered Nurse this book details the medical issues surrounding Lee and sets the record straight in regards to the distortions and misinformation that has surrounded this extraordinary man and his sudden death. This is indispensable reading for any Bruce Lee fan who is interested in the truth about him, and for anyone interested in forensic medicine and the detailed clinical issues surrounding such deaths.< Less
BDSM, Autoerotic Asphyxiation and Other Sexual Oddities By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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BDSM, Autoerotic Asphyxiation and Other Sexual Oddities is a book that looks at the broad range of sexual behaviors that can be considered deviant. The author discusses just how we determine what... More > exactly deviance is, and whether it can be considered to exist at all. The reader will find many surprises in this book, as he names many famous and noted individuals who had sexual tendencies of an unusual nature. He also discusses sex within the context of the Bible and of how the Bible records many forms of sexual behavior, even though some could be considered perverse. He discusses and analyses the death of the Australian rock star Michael Hutchence and concludes that the rock star died while engaging in a sexual technique called autoerotic asphyxiation and that his death was not suicide. It is a book that readers will find informative and the material within surprising. For anyone who wants to read about what happens beyond ‘straight’ sex then this book is for you.< Less
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The Instruments of Heaven By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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Pedro Mendoza was born into extreme poverty. With his family he eked out a living searching through the garbage of the huge Metropolis of Manila. One day however he has a ‘lucky’ find; he... More > stumbles across a beautiful, discarded violin. With this instrument, with his extraordinary dedication and with help from others he is able to escape a life of grinding poverty and find his way to the pinnacle of success and wealth. Everything within our universe is connected, although the connections are not always apparent to us. Here we have the story of how such connections can lead our lives on to the paths of our destiny. And of how heaven sends us sometimes the instruments that we need to realize all that may lie before us. The instruments and the connections are all around us. They shape our fate and our destiny. Here is the inspiring story of how one boy overcame all the odds to achieve fame and fortune. And of how he never forgot his humble beginnings despite his transformation.< Less
The Instruments of Heaven By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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Pedro Mendoza was born into extreme poverty. With his family he eked out a living searching through the garbage of the huge Metropolis of Manila. One day however he has a ‘lucky’ find; he... More > stumbles across a beautiful, discarded violin. With this instrument, with his extraordinary dedication and with help from others he is able to escape a life of grinding poverty and find his way to the pinnacle of success and wealth. Everything within our universe is connected, although the connections are not always apparent to us. Here we have the story of how such connections can lead our lives on to the paths of our destiny. And of how heaven sends us sometimes the instruments that we need to realize all that may lie before us. The instruments and the connections are all around us. They shape our fate and our destiny. Here is the inspiring story of how one boy overcame all the odds to achieve fame and fortune. And of how he never forgot his humble beginnings despite his transformation.< Less
Mortal Dragon: The Death of Bruce Lee Explained By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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He was the Kung Fu Superstar who shot to fame and dazzled us with his martial arts skills, and such was his strength, his fitness and his intensity that he seemed immortal. But all too soon, at the... More > age of only 32 years, he was suddenly dead. Rumours, speculation and innuendo have continued to swirl around the memory of his passing. Was he poisoned? Was he killed by illicit drugs? Was he killed by a mysterious kung fu technique inflicted upon him by a rival? Here, in this book, a Registered Nurse analyses in detail what actually happened to cause his death. His conclusions are fully referenced and researched in a comprehensive and rational analysis. Here, within the these pages, are the real reasons as to why this extraordinary and super-fit man suddenly died.< Less
The Little Handbook of Understanding Panic and Anxiety Disorder By Duncan Alexander McKenzie R.N.
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Anxiety disorders constitute an enormous mental health problem within society. Sufferers are often misdiagnosed, neglected or when properly diagnosed find that inadequate supports are available. The... More > purpose of this little book is to look at three specific types of anxiety disorder, namely panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder and phobia and discuss causes and treatment modalities. The approach is comprehensive and eclectic, and provides for the reader a concise presentation of the most established research. It is hoped that not only the sufferer will find this handbook useful but also the mental health clinician as it documents research findings which provide insights into why anxiety disorders occur and what it is that makes certain individuals predisposed to developing the condition. This is a comprehensive review of anxiety disorder ‘in a nutshell’ and will help the sufferer and their families and friends understand why panic attacks and phobias occur and what can be done about them.< Less