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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

Label
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
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. This book lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is--uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
JRS
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Gawande, Atul
Dewey number
617/.092
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gawande, Atul
  • Surgeons
  • Surgery
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002
  • "Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--Title page verso
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
Fallibility. Education of a knife ; The computer and the hernia factory ; When doctors make mistakes ; Nine thousand surgeons ; When good doctors go bad -- Mystery. Full moon Friday the thirteenth ; The pain perplex ; A queasy feeling ; Crimson tide ; The man who couldn't stop eating -- Uncertainty. Final cut ; The dead baby mystery ; Whose body is it anyway? ; The case of the red leg
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780312421700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52230249
Label
Complications : a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science, Atul Gawande
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002
  • "Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--Title page verso
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
Fallibility. Education of a knife ; The computer and the hernia factory ; When doctors make mistakes ; Nine thousand surgeons ; When good doctors go bad -- Mystery. Full moon Friday the thirteenth ; The pain perplex ; A queasy feeling ; Crimson tide ; The man who couldn't stop eating -- Uncertainty. Final cut ; The dead baby mystery ; Whose body is it anyway? ; The case of the red leg
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
x, 269 pages
Isbn
9780312421700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)52230249

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