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  • 9780143423232

  • 129 mm

  • 198 mm

  • 183 gram


  • 28 OCTOBER 2014

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    Nowhere is the drive to do better more important than in medicine, wherelives are on the line with every decision. Atul Gawandes gripping storiestake us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, delivery rooms in Boston, a poliooutbreak in India, and malpractice courtrooms in the US. He discusses theethical dilemma of lethal injections, examines the influence of money onmodern medicine, and recounts the contentious history of hand-washing.And as in all his writing, he gives us an inside look at his own life as asurgeon.

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    Atul Gawande

    Atul Gawande is author of three bestselling books: Complications, a finalist for the National Book Award; Better, selected by as one of the ten best books of 2007; and The Checklist Manifesto. His latest book is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End.

    He is also a surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and a professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. He has won the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science, a MacArthur Fellowship, and two National Magazine Awards. In his work in public health, he is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally. He and his wife have three children and live in Newton, Massachusetts.

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