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A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

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Author: Gawande, Atul
ISBN:978-1-86197-897-4
Publication Date:Jul 2007
Publisher:Profile Books Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $35.00
Book Description:

The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores grippingly how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. His vivid stories take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to a polio outbreak in India, and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. He discusses the ethical dilemmas of...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Internal Medicine
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):14.4 x 22.2 x 2.9 cm
Book Weight:0.471 Kilograms
Author Biography
Gawande, Atul (Author)
Atul Gawande is a surgical resident in Boston and staff writer on medicine and science for The New Yorker. A former Rhodes scholar, he received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He lives with his wife and three children in Newton, Massachusetts.

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