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The Resource Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande

Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande

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Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
Title
Complications
Title remainder
a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
Statement of responsibility
Atul Gawande
Title variation
Complications
Title variation remainder
a surgeons notes on an imperfect science
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. 60,000 first printing
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
Biography type
autobiography
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155518
Cataloging source
JRS
Dewey number
  • 617.092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
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Publication
Note
"Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Fallibility: Education of a knife -- The computer and the hernia factory -- When doctors make mistakes -- Nine thousand surgeons -- When good doctors go bad -- Pt. 2. Mystery: Full moon Friday the thirteenth -- The pain perplex -- A queasy feeling -- Crimson tide -- The man who couldn't stop eating -- Pt. 3. Uncertainty: Final cut -- The dead baby mystery -- Whose body is it anyway? -- The case of the red leg
Control code
2299314
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 269 p.
Isbn
9780312421700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52230249
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
Publication
Note
"Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Fallibility: Education of a knife -- The computer and the hernia factory -- When doctors make mistakes -- Nine thousand surgeons -- When good doctors go bad -- Pt. 2. Mystery: Full moon Friday the thirteenth -- The pain perplex -- A queasy feeling -- Crimson tide -- The man who couldn't stop eating -- Pt. 3. Uncertainty: Final cut -- The dead baby mystery -- Whose body is it anyway? -- The case of the red leg
Control code
2299314
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
x, 269 p.
Isbn
9780312421700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm52230249

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