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Heart : an American medical odyssey

Author: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner; Liz Cheney
Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press, A part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Series: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Biography : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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Heart traces the history of cardiology over the past forty years through the alternating narratives of Dick Cheney and his longtime cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Reiner. Readers will get a glimpse into the all-important doctor-patient relationship and learn about the revolutionary changes coronary care has undergone. By revealing the intimate details behind his five heart attacks and heart transplant, Cheney offers hope  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Large type books
Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner; Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner; Liz Cheney
ISBN: 9781410465542 1410465543
OCLC Number: 858749627
Notes: Originally published: New York : Scribner, 2013.
Description: 583 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents: A prime candidate --
Echoes of Ike --
Into the heart --
Cura personalis --
A tale of two drugs --
Bypass --
Post-op --
Fitness to serve --
Recount --
White House calls --
Treating the Vice President --
Slippery slope --
Downhill --
Transplant --
Epilogue: days of grace.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print nonfiction series.
Responsibility: Dick Cheney and Jonathan Reiner, MD, with Liz Cheney.

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Heart traces the history of cardiology over the past forty years through the alternating narratives of Dick Cheney and his longtime cardiologist Dr. Jonathan Reiner. Readers will get a glimpse into the all-important doctor-patient relationship and learn about the revolutionary changes coronary care has undergone. By revealing the intimate details behind his five heart attacks and heart transplant, Cheney offers hope to the millions struggling with cardiovascular disease.

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