BookMark: Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science by Atul Gawande (Metropolitan Books, 2002)

December 17, 2008

Renowned surgeon a Atul Gawande has written extensively on medicine and public health. In his first book, he shares his true feelings about the medical field: that like its human counterparts, it is often flawed. With riveting true accounts from the operating table, Complications offers readers an unflinching view of modern medicine's limits through the eyes of those who hold the scalpel.