Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

  • ISBN-13: 9780312421700
  • Author: Atul Gawande
  • Publisher: Picador
  • Publication date: 2003-04-01
  • Edition: 1st
  • Language: English
  • Pages: 269
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In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is―uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human.Complications is a 2002 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.

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