Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science /

Main Author: Gawande, Atul.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Picador, 2002
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245 1 0 |a Complications :  |b a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science /  |c Atul Gawande. 
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300 |a x, 269 p. ;  |c 21 cm. 
500 |a "Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--T.p. verso. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-264) and index. 
505 0 |a 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. 
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650 0 |a Surgeons  |z United States  |v Biography. 
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650 2 |a Surgery  |v Personal Narratives. 
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