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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.
This is a really well written book! I have my high school seniors, who are all interested in the medical field read this book. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Jennifer
Can't get into it...I am in Healthcare and find it boring...not what I expected.Published 4 days ago by pamela A Wilford
Dr. Gawande writes at a level that can be understood by anyone. He places physicians as human, fallible and explains the difficulty that can present itself in decision making. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Claudia
This is a pretty candid look into the world of surgery and medicine in general. One of his better efforts.Published 18 days ago by Jersey guy
Gawande is a brilliant writer. This book has been a really interesting glimpse into the life of a surgeon. I highly recommend it.Published 20 days ago by Aimee Choon
As always Dr. Gawande is an engaging writer who never ceases to enlighten us on subjects we laymen know so little about. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Alford B. Johnson
After seeing Dr. Gawande's presentation at TED, I read his book "Being Mortal" & fell in love with his writing. This book was also amazing. Read morePublished 26 days ago by JACQUELANA VAN DE WALKER