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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance

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The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores grippingly how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. His vivid stories take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to a polio outbreak in India, and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. He discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal ...

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2008, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312427658

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2008, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861976574

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2007, Metropolitan Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780805082111

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2007, MacMillan Audio, New York

ISBN-13: 9781427200983

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2007, Profile Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781861978974

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Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
2007, Penguin Books India, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9780143102564

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