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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
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")
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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155518
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 617.092
  • 920
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I
  • Fallibility
  • Part II
  • Mystery
  • Part III
  • Uncertainty
Control code
ocm48383609
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780805063196
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2001055884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-264) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Part I
  • Fallibility
  • Part II
  • Mystery
  • Part III
  • Uncertainty
Control code
ocm48383609
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780805063196
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2001055884
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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