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Complications: a surgeon's notes on an imperfect science

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Atul Gawande
Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt
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A dazzlingly lucid tour of the impossible dilemmas in the practice of health care in general and surgery in particular, including a chapter on low back pain and another on modern pain science (see Gawande) that are of particular interest to me and amongst the best writing I’ve ever come across on the subject. An extremely entertaining and informative book which I recommend without any reservations whatsoever — an unusually strong endorsement, coming from me! (I am usually outspokenly critical of even the best books.)

~ Paul Ingraham, PainSci Publisher

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