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Cardiac Surgeon's PDF/EPUB or routine and will never be With astonishing compassion he recounts harrowing and sometimes hopeful stories from his operating room we meet a pulseless man who lives with an electric heart pump an expecting mother who refuses surgery unless the doctors let her pregnancy reach full term and a baby who gets a heart transplant only to die once it's in place For readers of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal and of Henry Marsh's Do No Harm Open Heart offers a soul baring account of a life spent in constant confrontation with deat.

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Open Heart A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableA heartbeat away from death When Stephen Open Heart: A PDF/EPUB Westaby witnessed a patient die on the table during open heart surgery for the first Open Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's PDF/EPUB or time he was struck by the uiet determined way the surgeons walked away As he soon understood this detachment is a crucial survival strategy in a profession where death is only a heartbeat away In Open Heart Westaby reflects on over surgeries showing us why the procedures have never become Open Heart: A.

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  • DailyReader

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableAfter reading Manu Kalia's book I Think I Need a New Heart The Journey from Heart Failure to Transplant this book came up in my suggested reading list Westaby is a world class surgeon in England and each story he tells is about a surgery that he's performed over the years I learned a LOT about cardiac intervention and mechanical devices His stories are interestng to read and scary as well A lot of slicing and dicing going on


  • Amazon Customer

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableHeart Surgeons have same aptitude and determination as Navy Seal Special Ops gifted highly trained specialists who get the job done and unfortunately there are casualties Dr Westaby tells it like it is praises work well done as well as criticizes poor judgement including himself Book is a must read for future doctors as well as anyone wanting to peek into the cardiac operat


  • ay

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableIt is an excellent book Well written It truly exceeded my expectations Learned a lot about heart surgeries I usually read a chapter at a time The stories about the patients are informative educational and interesting


  • SageRiver

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableThis book is dramatic heartbreaking and wonky about the science and efforts made to save lives A nice combination of terror effort and brave pe


  • Jonathan McClement

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableA beautifully crafted story of trial and error Westaby tells a thrilling tales of success and defeat and how his career developed over the course of decadesI would recommend this book to anyone who has an interest for what happens in the operating room


  • Brianna

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableThis book is a treasure The talented surgeon writing his stories of the adrenaline rushes in the OR and bedside is truly fascinating and engaging This book has further proved I wish to enter this field of medicine He has described his experiences and life in the ho


  • Michael B

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableThe book is well written but repetitious Some of the medical terms and procedures are hard to understand if one is not familiar with anatomy I did find it a bit boring after awhile


  • Annie

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table“We are here for the patients not for ourselves We may suffer for that but we will rarely regret it”Action packed adrenaline pumped always prepared


  • ERB

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableDisappointed to find that this is the exact same book as Fragile Lives just under a different title


  • Ruby 44

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating TableI thoroughly enjoyed reading this book I am a physician who trained in the late 1980’s in Canada initially I was training to be a surgeon and I participated in than my share of surgeries My personality is a lot like Dr Westaby What brought me to this book is that I recently underwent open heart surgery to remove a rare tumour atrial myxoma just like one of the patients in the book I could relate to both the surgeon and the patient Great book Wish I could meet Dr Westaby for coffee sometime


  • Ke

    SummaryOpen Heart: A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table 107 Open Heart, A Cardiac Surgeon's Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Tablemust read for any cardiac surgery resident or aspiring cardiac surgery resident