Complications : A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Complications : A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Book Title: Complications : A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Author: Atul Gawande

Format: Paperback | 269 pages

Publication Date: 07 Jun 2003

ISBN-13: 9780312421700

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 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.