By Atul Gawande
In gripping bills of precise situations, general practitioner Atul Gawande explores the ability and the boundaries of medication, supplying an unflinching view from the scalpel's facet. problems lays naked a technological know-how no longer in its idealized shape yet because it truly is―uncertain, puzzling, and profoundly human.
Complications is a 2002 nationwide ebook Award Finalist for Nonfiction.
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