Complications A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

2nd edition

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This is a stunningly well-written account of the life of a surgeon: what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the terrifying - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made.There are accounts of operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to the bad; why autopsies are necessary; what it feels like to insert your knife into someone.

Book information

ISBN: 9781846681325
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Profile Books
Pub date:
Edition: 2nd edition
Language: English
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 240g
Height: 214mm
Width: 131mm
Spine width: 23mm