Life and Death: Exploring the Connection

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Cardiologist presents revealing read based on personal journey

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1.58 Seconds allows readers to candidly explore the relationship between life and death, a surgeon’s daily game of tug-of-war.

A new book explores the integral relationship between living and dying as it brings readers into the operating room.

In 1.58 Seconds, author Dr. Alfred Sparman provides a revealing look into near-death episodes through a fictional take on his own experiences. Vividly descriptive, the book gives readers a captivating look at the pressures inside the operating room. Among many gripping scenes, it details a setting involving a 9mm pistol pointed at the chest of a potential patient and the fractured facial bones of another.

“The easy interchange between living and dying has always captured my interest,” Sparman says.

Straying from a doctor’s stereotypical medical textbook, 1.58 Seconds allows readers to candidly explore the relationship between life and death, a surgeon’s daily game of tug-of-war. The book supplements an entertaining storyline with practical education, providing a glossary for all medical terminology used.

“This is medicine written in a simplistic, engaging and interesting format,” Sparman says. “It’s fictional reality.”

For more information, visit http://www.thesparmanclinic.com

About the authors

Alfred Sparman, M.D., works as an interventional cardiologist in Barbados and is the CEO of the Sparman Clinic, a cardiology hospital home to the only walk-in chest pain clinic in the country. He is an American Board certified physician.

Born in Guyana, Sparman relocated at a young age with his family to Brooklyn, N.Y. He attended Long Island University and New York Medical College, and studied cardiology at Jacksonville Medical Center in Florida. This is his first book.

EDITORS: For review copies or interview requests, contact:
Jessica Kiefer
Tel: 317.602.7137
Fax: 317.536.3775
Email: jkiefer(at)bohlsenpr(dot)com
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