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Complications: a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
Title:
Complications: a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science
ISBN:
9780312421700
Publication Information:
New York : Picador, c2003, c2002.
Physical Description:
x, 269 p. ; 21 cm.
General Note (Repeatable):
Originally published: New York : Metropolitan Books, 2002. "Several of these pieces have appeared, in slightly different form, in the New Yorker and Slate"--T.p. verso. "A Metropolitan book."
Abstract:
Drawing from true accounts of patients and doctors, an examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur.
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