In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel’s edge. Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science is a nonfiction book collection of essays written by the American surgeon Atul Gawande. Gawande. Atul Gawande’s training began with a bullet wound and ended with a flesh-eating He reports back from the medical front line in Complications.
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Fallibility The shortcomings of physicians b. In fact, there agul also the new and delicate matter of talking patients through t This book wss filled with about 25 anecdotes flimsily tied together by Gawande’s less than inspiring reflections. People who enjoy good writing about medical issues. His stories about doctors’ mistakes are terrifying but they emphasise that human beings are not machines, a conclusion that is oddly reassuring. Its purpose is to help the doctors recognize such conditions in the future.
Had the different anecdotes been tied together with better transitions, then perhaps I would have enjoyed the book more. Oct 24, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In this book, Gawande is just starting out his medical career.
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I have fixed the mix up, and I have now read Complications.
He’s prescient and thoughtful Open Preview See a Problem? A lot of what doctors do is intuitive; they piece together symptoms to formulate a treatment plan.
Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science
Views Read Edit View history. By the end of the book I was kind of wishing that Atul Gawande or any of the other good doctors mentioned in the book were my doc.
Just a moment while we sign you in to conplication Goodreads account. Read these sentences and tell me that this writer isn’t an unbearable idiot: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science. Overall, it was an interesting tour inside the field from a young surgeon’s wtul of view. Complications by Atul Gawande 1 4 Nov 12, It is basically a collection of stories as told by Dr.
Mar 29, reabdimation rated it liked it. As a former Navy Corpsman Medic attached to the USMC infantry, I have always had an interest in medicine, and science in general, and this book was a great insight into the medical and surgery field. The fallibility section demonstrates that doctors can make mistakes. I highly recommend Complications for anyone interested in health care, especially from the doctor’s point of view.
New England Journal of Medicine. For one, Gawande has a bad case of the “It was a crisp, sunny day in Autumn when Patients are humans, so they’re complicated. As a former Navy Corpsman Medic attached to the USMC infantry, I have always had an interest in medicine, and science in general, and this book was a great insight into the medical and surgery field.
Much like reading George Orwell, the reader emerges entertained, enlightened, transformed and immensely satisfied.