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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Table of 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.