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Heart : an American medical odyssey

Author: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner; Liz Cheney
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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"For as long as he has served at the highest levels of business and government, Vice President Dick Cheney has also been one of the world's most prominent heart patients. Now, for the first time ever, Cheney, together with his longtime cardiologist Jonathan Reiner, MD, shares the very personal story of his courageous thirty-five-year battle with heart disease, from his first heart attack in 1978 to the heart  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Cheney; Jonathan Reiner; Liz Cheney
ISBN: 9781476725390 147672539X 1476725411 9781476725413
OCLC Number: 854541764
Description: vii, 344 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 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 --
Days of grace.
Responsibility: Dick Cheney and Jonathan Reiner, M.D., with Liz Cheney.

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his long time cardiologist, Dr. Jonathan Reiner, share the story of Cheney's long battle with heart disease.  Read more...
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"Fascinating...a must-read for anyone facing heart disease, as well as their families and friends."--Hugh Hewitt "The Washington Examiner "

 
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