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by: Atul Gawande

 : Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
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Binding: Paperback
Brand: Picador USA
EAN: 9780312421700
Edition: 1st
Feature: Picador USA
ISBN: 0312421702
Item Dimensions: 8195475583
Label: Picador
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Picador
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 269
Publication Date: April 01, 2003
Publisher: Picador
Release Date: April 01, 2003
Studio: Picador

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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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