About the author
Dr Warwick Carter graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1972, then worked as a Resident Medical Officer at Townsville General Hospital, followed by general practice work in Swan Hill, Victoria and then the UK. He worked as the surgeon at the Grey Hospital, King William's Town, Ciskei, Africa and then was Casualty Registrar at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. He became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in 1982. Dr. Carter has written 24 books which have a total circulation exceeding 4.5 million. They have been translated into eleven different languages.