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Rarely do I think a book is so important and so good that it should be read by everyone.
This book by surgical resident and medical & science writer Dr. Atul Gawande is about surgical medicine and how it is an "imperfect science."
The good doctor gives his thoughts on medical practice informing the reader that doctors are human beings that make mistakes.
a wonderful group of stories. Each story was interesting and better to be read separately. I found it interesting to read about a surgeon's tales of his patients and other... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Carol A. Baugh
A great read for both aspiring physicians and the average person interested in their doctor's psyche.Published 23 days ago by John Wallace
Very good book, written both with solid science background and an emotional component which helps to understand why an optimal decision making process, in medicine and other... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Roman Weissmann
I am a Med Student and I find this book to be an EYE-OPENER to the real word of medicine!Published 1 month ago by Jose Ricardo Martinez Vega
Deep writing on sensitive subject. Keeps it readable the whole way through. Thought provoking as well.Published 1 month ago by K. Jacobs
Gawande is a brilliant surgeon and writer. I love all of his books and enjoy his NYT articles as well. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Alexandretta