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Complications A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

ISBN-10: 0312421702

ISBN-13: 9780312421700

Edition: 2002 (Revised)

Authors: Atul Gawande

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Picador
Publication date: 4/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Atul Gawande is a surgical resident in Boston and staff writer on medicine and science for The New Yorker. A former Rhodes scholar, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He lives with his wife and three children in Newton, Massachusetts.

Author's Note
Introduction
Fallibility
Education of a Knife
The Computer and the Hernia Factory
When Doctors Make Mistakes
Nine Thousand Surgeons
When Good Doctors Go Bad
Mystery
Full Moon Friday the Thirteenth
The Pain Perplex
A Queasy Feeling
Crimson Tide
The Man Who Couldn't Stop Eating
Uncertainty
Final Cut
The Dead Baby Mystery
Whose Body Is It, Anyway?
The Case of the Red Leg
Notes on Sources
Acknowledgments