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Simon and Schuster, 1980 - Social Science - 413 pages
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A moving account of a medical drama and a medical failure records the observations of surgeon Harold Lear, who, stricken by a series of coronaries, endured open-heart surgery and mysterious postsurgical complications before dying

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User Review  - christinejoseph - LibraryThing

Heart attacks; fell Doctor; his decline + battle w/ medical care Her husband having died of heart disease, Martha Weinman Lear articulates her feelings toward the medical treatment, her personal strengths and weaknesses, and how she survived her own fears. Read full review

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User Review  - Jamie638 - LibraryThing

This book should be required reading for all medical professionals and medical students. It tells the tragic story of Dr. Harold Lear, a well respected urologist who suffered a severe heart attack and ... Read full review


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