Complications

Complications A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science

Hardback (17 Oct 2002)

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Synopsis

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: 9781861974136
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Profile Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 617.092
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 269
Weight: 460g
Height: 224mm
Width: 143mm
Spine width: 29mm