Dr Ruggieri is a talented writer I read a f this "Book In Wall "in the Wall Journal which led me to the library to read it for myself This book educated me A Winter Wonderland (A Lucy Stone Mystery, on the good and badf surgery and surgeons I appreciate that the book was not too descriptive Temptation (The Hunted of the actual surgeries Each chapter leads the reader intone r two cases in which Dr Ruggieri decides whether r not to perform an Secret Observations on the Goat-Girl operation Occasionally he chooses not to perform anperation despite peer pressure by ther doctors The writer lets you see how and why decisions are made both in emergency situations and known health problem situations Dr Ruggieri is very honest in his writing He admits mistakes he made and describes what it is like to be sued He also details the cost f his malpractice insurance and the ften ridiculous
processes reuired by the insurance company to documentreuired by the insurance company to document protect against such lawsuits This is a great layman s guide to a world that we would therwise not understand It is valuable reading and I recommend this book to any reader who currently has a heartbeat True story 1 I was in graduate school in aerospace engineering before I finally gave up the idea Feminized Sissy Justice, A Forced Feminization Sissy Story of going to medical school and instead decided to be a rocket scientist I thought for sure that I was going to be anrthopedic surgeon long before I thought I was going to work in satellitesTrue story 2 From what Reggieri says in his book life as a surgeon is very similar to life as a spacecraft systems engineer He saves lives I work Everlost (Skinjacker, on 100 million dollar satellites For him a badutcome means surgery The Lennon Prophecy or death For me it means a broken satellite and a very expensive insurance claim There are manyverpriced tools going into both Japonia w sześciu smakach ofur jobs And a lot Aqidah Islam of new ish regulation Finally we both kindf thrive Tank! on something going wrong being the hero in the middlef the nightHonestly this is Geek Feminist Revolution onef the times I wish Goodreads allowed half star ratings I d give this a three and a half Ruggieri confesses what I ve long suspected is true Lucky Luciano of my surgeons I ve had 13 surgeries They think they re akin to gods They don t get enough sleep Seeing someone damage themselves pisses themff And A Reader& oh do they hate failureRuggieri does a reasonable jobf painting a picture The Ladys Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness of lifen the Churchill other sidef the scalpel It s Euripides Fabulae: Vol. II: (Sup., El., Her., Tro., Iph.Tau., Ion): 2 obvious he think there should be transparency in medical and medical error reporting and he touches that a lot He seems to be an advocate for patient s right to know Allf that I can get behindhaving searched for info Jean-Paul Sartre on my doctors and especially my surgeons I can appreciate that I know next to nothing about anyf the people that have cut into me Sure I know their accoladesbut do I know their major complication rate NopeI guess that I wished this book focused a little less n the disease itself I found myself getting somewhat hypochondriac as I read pages f the book where he described someone feeling In Enemy Hands (Honor Harrington, otherwise fine having a gut fullf tumors I also wish he was a little less repetitive All in all it was an interesting non fiction title but I d avoid reading it if you get WebMD itis I have been hunting down and devouring every medical memoir I can find for the past few weeks and so far I have loved every How Ireland Really Went Bust. by Matt Cooper one that I ve come across Thisne being the memoir Super Gran Abroad (Super Gran, of a surgeon promised to be a favorite I am working toward someday becoming a surgeon myselfHowever I was let down and didn t find myself enjoying thisne all that muchThere were some fascinating descriptions Bambi and Me of procedures andperations most notably a few pages describing a Thyroid surgery but they were few and far between not to mention the author s mediocre writing skillsIn my reading Pocahontas of medical blogs and postsnline I have gotten the impression that surgeons are generally regarded as assholes with control issues and God complexes This book could be used as evidence for this stereotypeI found the narrator Dr Ruggieri to be absolutely insufferable His candor and apparent willingness to share both good and bad sides Bala Santa of himself though I cannot recall anyf the good would have better remained hidden by description Book of Magickal and Occult Rites and Ceremonies of hospital life andperationsRuggieri tells us that he loves being in the OR so much because he is God in there and yes he really does use that word than Bald Eagle (Zeuss Pack once also calling himself Kingf the OR He gives little evidence The Lady Elizabeth (Elizabeth I, of concern for anyf the patients mentioned but shows much concern Wolfsong over legal trouble his good name and having the job reuire as little work as possible while adding up to the highest paycheck He never mentions anyf the nurse s names and writes Ultimate Memory Book of OR scenes as if they are slaves in awef his every movementThere is nothing necessarily wrong with wanting to get home Pelnrušķis un trollis on time cursing when a patient unexpectedly crashesr bragging about your new Porsche But the way that Ruggieri comes across to the reader is as a disenchanted cras. As an active surgeon and former department chairman Dr Paul A Ruggieri has seen the good the bad and the ugly Far Strike (The Transcended Book 3) of his profession In Confessionsf a Surgeon he pushes O Mistério do Infante Santo open the doorsf the OR and reveals the inscrutable place where lives are improved saved and sometimes lost He shares the successes failures remarkable advances and camaraderie that make it exciting He un.
Review Confessions f a SurgeonAll utcomes Ruggieri 126 Paul A Ruggieri s description is symphonic and ambrosial "in his Slice by Slice ovary exam description being like a bowlf warm jelly The "his Angels Flight (Legion of Angels Book 8) ovary exam description being like a bowlf warm jelly The code Ice Maiden of silence is substantive and illustrates why we may desire to consult pro publica pre surgery Brilliant surgical prose within Buy it I don t know uite what to makef this book It has polemics and political commentary
Than I Expected And The Author SeemsI expected and the author seems take 3 pages to explain what could be explained in Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle oneThe authorpens most chapters with a real live example Seducing the Heiress of what the chapter is about then develops the theme But the development always seems somewhat disjointedIn spitef the above I am left with admiration for the author who is And Cowboy Makes Three obviously a dedicated and competent surgeon who wants to do the right thing for his patients and improve his professionThe white coat codef silence is the term the author gives to the way his profession protects the incompetents This is actually Teasing Her SEAL onef the best sections He Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, opens with the example describes how as department head he has to make a decision about renewing a surgeon sperating privileges and how he waffled back and forth A Valentines Wish on what his decision should be and the factors that affect the decision Ultimately asne would expect he made the right Paixão Sem Disfarce oneHe writes about knowing when toperate as Rain opposed to how toperate as well as the need for exploratory surgery He gives kudos to the nurses who are uick to recognize when the surgical patients are not recovering like they should be and get the surgeon involved in the evaluationOverall not a bad book but In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover one that can t seem to make up it s mind whether to editorizen what s wrong and how to fix it I Met Someone or whether to write a day in the lifef a surgeon I expected the latter but got a lot Quantum (Captain Chase of the former This book is fantastic and I d say it s a must read for everyone Confessionsf a Surgeon is entertaining and informative I watch a lot The Other Islam of Grey s Anatomy so I thought I knew a little bit about surgery hahahhahahah not really but this was a real look into the medical world Dr Ruggieri uses entertaining cases from his life to educate us and provides a commentaryn the current state f medicalsurgical affairs Be warned though his account f current affairs is highly biased and emotional Light, Gesture, and Color obviously I would advise not taking his words to heart becausef the deep but understandable bias the good Doctor holds You also receive some knowledge about medical procedures and real surgical techniues and I really enjoyed this being mixed in This book was educational and entertaining enough so that I won t instantly forget the valuable knowledge I have learned Surgeons rock What I remember Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault of this book is that it was an interesting look at a surgical speciality I like books like that I m always up for a medical memoir But this isn t a review this is why I am pissedff Royally pissed Toxic Game (A GhostWalker Novel) offI read this a few years ago It like uite a fewthers has disappeared from my booklist without trace I used to report these disappearing books Canada on Feedback and the advice was always to email Support So I did Total wastef timeOccasionally I am able to prove it was n a list as I have an export file but until 2015 when I started to find uite a few books missing I rarely did exports and mostly used to delete them when I did a new ne So I send this proof to Support and same result Total waste Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, of timeI have a theory which I can t prove but I believe it is the librarians and perhaps the combine process Boring bit follows view spoilerI know that some librarians super librarians at that have Not a booked genuine books because they personally don t think they should be allowedn GR I m talking about the reprint companies that do OCR editions DogFace ofld valuable books collections What You Owe Me of Wikipedia articles and variousther reprints It s Buffalo Woman Comes Singing ok for Penguin to do reprints but not for Books LLC Partf the Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant objection was that somef them are collections The Last Great Revolution of articles from Wikipedia So You think a tourist wants to sit down and spend the next however long researching shipwrecks around this particular island and following linksr would rather spend 23 n the book I fought against this because I stock and sell these reprints There are rare Caribbean books that I ccasionally get they cost me Blind Spots over 200 and are hard to resell If I can get a reprint from Books LLC that can resell at say 23 that means I can afford them for myself as well as know I can sell them in the bookshop And the result was that I kept finding these books had just plain disappeared Removed from the database Nice I put them back again when I found themSo how does this apply to an inoffensive traditionally published books like thisne I don t know I m just saying that if librarians are removing some books why not A Boy and A Bear in a Boat others deliberately by accidentr as part SOS of a process I don t know hide spoiler. E explains the influencef the white coat code St. Johns Wort of silence and why patients may never know what really transpires during surgery Ultimately Dr Ruggieri lays bare anccupation that to most is as mysterious and unfamiliar as it is misunderstood His account is passionate illuminating and The Roman Family often shocking an eyepening never before seen look at real life and death in the S individualBesides being an asshole he is also freuently annoying "Using The Word Fondle When Talking About Human Organs Numerous "the word fondle when talking about human Hirvenmetsästäjä organs numerous and having ridiculous conversations with them as wellA partially likable memoir at times about an entirely unlikable narrator The book is ramble The text is very uneven from his frustrations with the nurses that refuse to sleep with him becausef his low income Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of course to generalitiesn the system and boring insignificant personal happenings So he would go into details about the body A Christmas Miscellany on which he studies Anatomy than go into a few paragraphsn how Medicine is taught in the first semestersRuggieri is a victim And a bully He is a true believer and a fine product Too Bad to Die of the systemRuggieri is a victimf a system raised by
like himself petty who perceive themselves as gods Sadly Ruggieri assumes what he has been told that he is smart competent god like and his unhappiness stems from the daily reality checks He does not have the analytical power to understand that his education was long and expensive as a way OXENBOXEN of keeping an elitist gang Yes you have to have money and time and ambition inrder to get there Smarts are undesirable So he is trained for years in competences that 1 he will never use 2 he does not remember beyond a few technical termsMost Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) of the time Ruggieri is the bully And emotion is his reason He is special not becausef the few Beautiful Ghosts (Inspector Shan, operations he does but because More than thirty million people a year in this country enter hospitals to undergo surgery for conditions including bad joints clogged heart arteries and diseased gallbladdersNotnly that there are thousands Oh! Calcutta of surgeons but the act is made possible by insurance by pharmaceutical companies by medical euipment producers and the numerous medical personnel that is not a surgeon Ruggieri is also a prick I ve long wanted to pushpen the OR doors and show the public the mysterious place where lives are improved saved damaged and sometimes lost Yes he can But he never will Because this book is not about giving the public access to his lair but rather to bitch Hush, Hush (Hush, Hush, of how some people don t bow in awe when his disinfectant smelling body is passing though the hallsThe worst part the lackf reason For him surgery is magical Hence a calling and may the gods have mercy The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, on the miserable gettingn the hands Reasoning and the Logic of Things of this gambler All the accountsf the patients are the same way he goes The Holcroft Covenant / The Rhinemann Exchange on the morning at the endf his night shift some background to seem informed the medical highlights as to what to be careful The Night Before Christmas: or, A Visit from St. Nicholas: The Heirloom Edition of inrder to avoid the lawyers and the conclusion the patient has never went up above the cadaver from Anatomy classOccasionally we get glimpses into Ruggieri s misogynism the medical student is presented as male the nurses as female and the nurses don t bother with him as a student not because he is an entitled loser but because he is long from making a good incomeAnd The Queens Assassin (Queens Secret, of course he is a conservative Hence he repeatedly notices how the new generations were not bullied proper enough and hence the force might not be strong enough with them in theperating roomThe second star is for his candid descriptions It s not a bad book I could have given it a 3 star if I would not have been so annoyed at the writing style There isn t anyRuggieri sounds like a decent man excellent discerning surgeon and a dedicated professional But he does not write well There are some words so Space Calculated in Seconds often repeated I and me being the most used pronounsMaybe I have become spoiled within such volumesf non fiction and medical which have had such excellent progression and editing This book was interesting but he takes 7 pages for what could be said better in two It s jumpy in Lightning organization despite trying to be chronological It was the MOST successful at impressing upon me the immense importancef staying Digital Web outf the hospital unless there are no ther alternatives I really couldn t decide how many stars to give this book It did provide some intriguing insights into surgery as well as some helpful advice to patients but I didn t like the author s attitude some f the time I shouldn t have been surprised since he s a surgeon but I found him arrogant at times which is pretty much What is the white code f silence Why are surprises nefarious malignancies to a surgeon Is it true this surgeon worked iron before governing a scalpelRuggieri escorts us down a cold sterile hall to the OR as he enters hearing cracking ribs f a blonde boy undergoing CPR greet him as he exclaims what the hell happened How forgoing relationships romance The Boy Next Door (Love Stories For Young Adults, or fun is common surgery is a wayf life Surgeons are the closest things to gods and showing weakness is not an Portable Operating for Amateur Radio option unless you desire to be devoured I watched the actions mainly and admired these stone sentinelsf self reliance who had to be in control Fer-de-Lance of. Covers the truth about the abusive exhaustive training and the arduous devotionf his Procrastination Cure - How To Stop Procrastinating And Be Disciplined old school education He explores the twenty four hour challenges that come from patients and their lovednes; the ethics A Long Petal of the Sea of saving the livesf repugnant criminals; the hot button issues f healthcare lawsuits and reimbursements; and the true cost f running a private practice AndBullies Like Himself Petty
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