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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old...

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea - which is free to reproduce - will revolutionise the way we approach problems, and help save lives. Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people.

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Giving an account of the life of a surgeon, this book looks at what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made. It includes chronicles of operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to the bad; why autopsies are necessary; and what it feels like to insert your knife into someone.

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. This book discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections and examines the influence of money on modern medicine.

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Microfilm) Atul Gawande

    The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, The New York Times Book Review, NPR, and Chicago Tribune, now in paperback with a new reading group guide...

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    National Bestseller...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices. By the author of The Checklist Manifesto. (social science).

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Explains how simple checklists have prompted striking and immediate improvements in surgical and hospital settings, then goes beyond the field of medicine to explore how checklists have improved everything from homeland security to investment banking.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices.

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  • Best American Science Writing 2006 by Jessie Cohen
    Best American Science Writing 2006 (English, Paperback) Jessie Cohen, Atul Gawande

    A rock-and-roll loving surgeon explores the full range of scientific inquiry--from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy, to genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition. This collection provides a comprehensive overview of the year's most thought-provoking and exciting scientific developments.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, CD-Audio) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices.

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    A brilliant and courageous doctor reveals, in gripping accounts of true cases, the power and limits of modern medicine....

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    Explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, malpractice, and surgical errors.

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, CD-Audio) Atul Gawande

    The bestselling author of Complications' fascinating examination of how medical professionals strive for better, even in the face of adversity

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices.

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, CD-Audio) Atul Gawande

    The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist.

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  • The Doctor Stories by William Carlos Williams
    The Doctor Stories (English, Paperback) William Carlos Williams

    A new edition of one of the best books ever written about being a doctor: writing as aware and memorable as Chekhov's.

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