Better: A Surgeon's Notes on Performance
The struggle to perform well is universal: each of us faces fatigue, limited resources, and imperfect abilities in whatever we do. But nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine, where lives may be on the line with any decision.
Atul Gawande, the New York Times bestselling author of Complications, examines, in riveting accounts of medical failure and triumph, how success is achieved in this complex and risk-filled profession. At once unflinching and compassionate, Better is an exhilarating journey, narrated by "arguably the best nonfiction doctor-writer around" (Salon.com).
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Review: Better: A Surgeon's Notes on PerformanceUser Review - Goodreads
Having now read all the four books of Atul Gawande, I can say that am one of his ardent fans now awaiting his next book. The clarity of his writing is astonishing. The topics covered in this book ... Read full review
Review: Better: A Surgeon's Notes on PerformanceUser Review - Jamie Mealey - Goodreads
My experience reading this book was actually really good. I found it very interesting and it was different in many ways from Gawande's other book, Complications, yet it also had some similar ... Read full review
ON WASHING HANDS
CASUALTIES OF WAR
WHAT DOCTORS OWE
THE DOCTORS OF THE DEATH CHAMBER
THE BELL CURVE
SUGGESTIONS FOR BECOMING A POSITIVE DEVIANT
NOTES ON SOURCES