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

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Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
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Complications
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a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
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Atul Gawande
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eng
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A book about medicine that reads like a thriller, "Complications" is "a uniquely soulful book about the science of mending bodies" (Adam Gopnik, author of "From Paris to the Moon")
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Title
Complications
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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
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Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2003.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2002
Biography type
autobiography
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155518
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 617.092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
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a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
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Atul Gawande
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Complications
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a surgeons notes on an imperfect science
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
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Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index
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volume
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nc
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text
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Contents
  • Part I
  • Fallibility
  • Part II
  • Mystery
  • Part III
  • Uncertainty
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ocm48383609
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780805063196
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2001055884
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unmediated
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rdamedia
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