Complications

Gawande, Atul

£9.99

Giving an account of the life of a surgeon, this book looks at what it is like to cut into people’s bodies and the – literally life and death – decisions that have to be made. It includes chronicles of operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to the bad; why autopsies are necessary; and what it feels like to insert your knife into someone.

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This is a stunningly well-written account of the life of a surgeon: what it is like to cut into people’s bodies and the terrifying – literally life and death – decisions that have to be made.There are accounts of operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to the bad; why autopsies are necessary; what it feels like to insert your knife into someone.

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Weight 243 g
Dimensions 198 × 129 × 17 mm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

288

Language

English

Edition

2nd Edition

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Readership

General – Trade / Code: K