Life to the Years

Life to the Years

Living a Robust Life after Heart Disease

by Michael James and Michael Ranville

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 10/07/2018

RRP  $29.51 $28.95
"Given the nature and severity of your heart attack, you should no longer be with us. Statistically, you are dead."
- Dr. Michael James to Michael Ranville

A generation ago, heart patients rarely defied the statistical category that dictated a sedentary existence and an abbreviated life. But one patient didn't die. He continued to live, refused to take up membership in that statistical category.

Under the 30-year care of Dr. Michael James and a forward-leaning cardiac community, Mike Ranville and a host of other determined heart patients created a new statistical category. A robust re-entry into life after heart disease is but one of many compelling topics examined by the insightful doctor-patient team in Life to the Years.

Life to the Years is the story of a tenacious and resourceful cardiologist and his resolute patient. It is a lively, anecdote-laden account of seizing control of life after heart disease - long the nation's number one killer. The authors illustrate the development of life-saving technology with fascinating stories that underscore the human element that still drives medicine.

Life to the Years does not shy from the controversial, from the uncomfortable. A confrontation with mortality is the inevitable companion of heart disease. For the authors, the significance of dignity when faced with death - for both family and patient - is far from a theoretical discussion.

Cardiovascular medicine
Paperback / softback
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Morgan James Publishing
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United States
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Michael James

Michael James grew up in Penzance, West Cornwall. He moved to London at the age of 18 and worked at the five-star Selsdon Park Hotel before joining Tom Aikens at the two-Michelin star restaurant Pied-a-Terre.

It was here he met his Australian wife Pippa. After moving to Sydney in 2004, he had the opportunity to work and learn with Dave McGuinness and Paul Allam at Bourke Street Bakery.

This job was the start of his baking career, and he has never looked back.

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