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

Main Author: Gawande, Atul.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002
Edition: 1st ed.
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245 1 0 |a Complications :  |b a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science /  |c Atul Gawande. 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Metropolitan Books,  |c 2002. 
300 |a x, 269 p.  |c 22 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. 
541 |c Gift  |a Robert P. Hudson  |d 2002 
590 |a Gift Bookplate, Robert P. Hudson 
590 |a Inscribed "To Bob Hudson. . .Charlotte Hinger" and "July 2002". 
650 1 2 |a Surgery  |v Personal Narratives. 
650 2 2 |a Medical Errors  |v Personal Narratives. 
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