[PDF] Walk on Water The Miracle of Saving Children's Lives author Michael Ruhlman


Summary Walk on Water The Miracle of Saving Children's Lives

Walk on Water The Miracle of Saving Children's Lives

Michael Ruhlman is fascinated by people at work especially those in pursuit of perfection The Soul of a Chef and Wooden Boats have established him as a deft chronicler of uniue cultural microcosms Now in Walk on Water he documents life in the most intense environment yet a pediatric heart center specializing in neonatal open heart surgery The precision needed for such delicate surgery puts soul crushing diamond m. Michael Ruhlman is a local celebrity and a fairly nice guy I see him at our community pool all summer and his kid is in my daughter s Montessori classroomIn addition to all that ephemera I appreciate the premise of his work My partner first started reading his books about world class chefs and what it takes to work in a top kitchen an area of interest to her I was not so interested in reading about cooking but this book about pediatric cardiac surgery grabbed my attention since I used to do pediatric anesthesia and knew some of the players in the bookHe illustrates a world completely alien to most of us and blessedly so It s not an easy or fun read but it is fascinating

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On Water explores controversial topics from uestionable referral patterns by cardiologists to physicians who are punished for doing what's best for their patients to physicians who don't do what's best for their patients and breaks the taboo on subjects not often written about Walk on Water is a must for all readers of serious nonfiction that will also have health professionals and the media paying rapt attention. Being a Pediatric Cardiac ICU nurse practitioner I was curious but hesitant to read this book Then I started it and couldn t put it down I think this is the most accurate accounting of life is like working in the world of congenital heart disease the ups and downs the personalities the harshness and humor even the vocabulary is spot on Although it s written by an author who was completely unfamiliar with the field he really did his research There were only minor inaccuracies and the stories were very compelling It again reminded me why I love my job so very much I was a little put off with the chapter on referrals to heart surgeons I can see why this may be viewed as a concern but I thought it went a little far to make an issue dramatic than it is

Michael Ruhlman Ê 9 Summary

Aking stress on physicians and nurses every time they operate The colorful focus of Ruhlman's narrative is the Cleveland Clinic's world renowned idiosyncratic Dr Roger Mee a virtuoso within a very select surgical specialty and a mine of information on statistics ethics and medical politics A riveting glimpse into the heart and mind of a man in whose hands literally rests a young baby's life on a daily basis Walk. I decided to read this book because next year my husband will be starting his pediatric congenital surgery fellowship This book gave me a well rounded idea of what his life our family s life and those lives affected with these conditions arewill be like The world of congenital heart defects is a very encompassingconsuming place It is filled with joy and heartache not only for the families that are dealing with a loved one with these issues but also for those that spend their lives fixing and finding new and better ways to care for them

  • Hardcover
  • 340
  • Walk on Water The Miracle of Saving Children's Lives
  • Michael Ruhlman
  • English
  • 07 February 2019
  • 9780670032013

About the Author: Michael Ruhlman

Michael Ruhlman born 1963 in Cleveland Ohio is an American writer He is the author of 11 books and is best known for his work about and in collaboration with American chefs as well as other works of non fictionRuhlman grew up in Cleveland and was educated at University School a private boys' day school in Cleveland and at Duke University graduating from the latter in 1985 He worked a se



10 thoughts on “Walk on Water The Miracle of Saving Children's Lives

  1. says:

    As an adult with congenital heart disease and two children with heart defects I am pretty much an 'expert' at hav

  2. says:

    After our experience wit

  3. says:

    Michael Ruhlman is a local celebrity and a fairly nice guy I see him at our community pool all summer and his k

  4. says:

    I decided to read this book because next year my husband will be starting his pediatric congenital surgery fellowship This book gave me a well rounded idea of what his life our family's life and those lives affected with these conditions arewill be like The world of congenital heart defects is a very encompassingconsuming place It is filled with joy and heartache not only for the families that are dealing with a loved on

  5. says:

    excellent book about a great surgeon and how he came to be the author specializes in writing books about people who do things well he's writte

  6. says:

    This amazing doctor was our Granadson's first open heart surgeon

  7. says:

    A friend recommended this book to me when we were discussing our children's common pediatric cardiologist She mentioned that our doctor was mentioned in this book So it is always interesting to read a book in which a person you know is mentionedIt is the story of Roger Mee mostly and his team at the Cleveland Clinic and h

  8. says:

    An excellent book though I found it to be sad at most points Rather I mean that to say that I am glad both of my children were born without heart defectsRuhlman presents a brief history of heart surgery and a good picture of those that make congenital heart surgery their work He does an excellent job of showing those members both as human a

  9. says:

    Being a Pediatric Cardiac ICU nurse practitioner I was curious but hesitant to read this book Then I started it and couldn'

  10. says:

    Having a child with a serious heart defect hlhs mentioned in the book and 3 open heart surgeries I read this between #2 #3 it gave me understanding and appreciation for the surgeons and hospital staff True to life from a parent of a child who

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