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    DescriptionIn vivid 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" lays bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is--uncertain, perplexing, and profoundly human. "Complications "is a 2002 National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction.


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    Title
    Complications
    Subtitle
    A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Atul Gawande, Read by William David Griffith
    Physical properties
    Format: CD-Audio
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 150 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781427201515
    ISBN 10: 142720151X
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: MB
    B&T Merchandise Category: AUD
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 510
    Ingram Subject Code: KN
    Libri: I-KN
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 56920
    BISAC V2.8: MED085000
    BIC subject category V2: MN
    BISAC V2.8: MED109000
    DC22: 617.092
    DC21: 617.092
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: RD27.35.G39 A3 2007
    Edition
    Abridged
    Edition statement
    abridged edition
    Publisher
    MACMILLAN AUDIO
    Imprint name
    MACMILLAN AUDIO
    Publication date
    20 March 2007
    Review quote
    "None surpass Gawande in the ability to create a sense of immediacy, in his power to conjure the reality of the ward, the thrill of the moment-by-moment medical and surgical drama. Complications impresses for its truth and authenticity, virtues that it owes to its author being as much forceful writer as uncompromising chronicler." - "The New York Times Book Review" "No one writes about medicine as a human subject as well as Atul Gawande. His stories about becoming a surgeon are scary, funny, absorbing...."Complications "is a uniquely soulful book about the science of mending bodies." - Adam Gopnik, author of "Paris to the Moon" "Gawande is arguably the best nonfiction doctor-writer around....He's prescient and thoughtful...the heir to Lewis Thomas' humble, insightful and brilliantly crafted oeuvre." - "Salon.com"