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Complications and Other Stories

by Brian Stableford

  • 250 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Cosmos Books (PA) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9837396M
    ISBN 101587154110
    ISBN 109781587154119
    OCLC/WorldCa53898402

    "Complications: A Surgeon's Note on an Imperfect Science" is a collection of stories and personal essays written by Dr. Atul Gawande, a surgical resident. Gawande describes his experiences in the field, in learning and interpreting medical mysteries and facing uncertainties, and the philosophical questions he encounters from these experiences.   According to a recent report in the Lancet, the risk of death from COVID is up to 50 percent higher in people with diabetes than in those without get a handle on why that is, researchers are looking at the role blood glucose may play. "It's thought — and this is all very preliminary — that people with uncontrolled blood sugar might be more susceptible to the .

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    This Is Not My Life: A Memoir of Love, Prison, and Other Complications. by Diane Schoemperlen. Ontario, has resulted in her latest book, the memoir This Is Not My Life. It’s an often frustrated – and frustrating – account of how Schoemperlen, damaged, needy, and full of romantic notions, allows her life and well-being to become.   "Complications", by Dr. Atul Gawande is a very gutsy and honest discussion about medicine in general, and surgeons in particular. The book is also unique, for unlike others of its type it is written by a surgeon that is starting his career, and not looking back upon it. I would imagine that the book caused some consternation amongst his by:


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Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science 1st Edition. #N#Atul Gawande (Author) › Visit Amazon's Atul Gawande Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central.

Atul Gawande (Author) out of 5 stars by:   Complications and Other Stories book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.3/5(1). Complications is a book of anecdotes about a surgical residents experiences and impressions of the current health care environment.

Gawande divides his stories into three sections: fallibility, mystery, and uncertainty. The fallibility section demonstrates that doctors can make mistakes. Some fallibility arises from there being a learning curve/5. Neighborly Complications (Stories of Serendipity Book 1) - Kindle edition by Conley, Anne.

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Other failures are his own: He once needed to perform an emergency tracheotomy, a procedure he had little experience with, under time pressure. His hesitation, he admits now, nearly cost the patient her life.

While “Complications” is full of tragic errors and near misses, the book is not intended to be an expose. Atul Gawande is the author of The Checklist Manifesto and cations was a National Book Award finalist. He is also a MacArthur Fellow, a general surgeon at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for The New Yorker, and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public served as a /5(16).

The book is mainly a collection of stories with a common theme - that doctors are human and sometimes make mistakes. Gawande takes on these and other questions. He is consistently honest about the limitations as well as the benefits that surgery involves and it seems that he does not hide unpleasant truths.

All in all, Complications is. Buy Complications: A Surgeon's Notes on an Imperfect Science 2 by Gawande, Atul (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

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Plus, I. Abortion’s after-effects on women has been devastating, as significant as they are unrecognized by the wider public. “Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women,” written by pro-life physicians and scholars, is a + page book published by our Canadian friends at The deVeber Institute for Bioethics and Social Research.

Timing is an intricate part in making the other aspects of complications work. Here I noted any issues with pacing, flow, repetition. When the various aspects are considered together, we see that complications must progress the story with a degree of irreversibility in order to raise the stakes, but that they must be delivered at the right time.

These stories cross cultural and emotional borders. The opening story, “A Temporary Matter,” is a stunner. Safekeeping: Some True Stories from a Life by Abigail Thomas I read this book more than a decade after its publication, but I return to it still and reread passages. All the chapters are short; some are just a paragraph long.

Complications impresses for its truth and authenticity, virtues that it owes to its author being as much forceful writer as uncompromising chronicler.’ New York Times Book Review ‘This book is just what the doctor ordered Gawande is a bright spark, too.

Complications is a book about medicine that reads like a thriller. Every subject Atul Gawande touches is probed and dissected and turned inside out with such deftness and feeling and counterintuitive insight that the reader is left breathlessMalcolm Gladwell, author of /5(4).

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Complication definition is - complexity, intricacy; especially: a situation or a detail of character complicating the main thread of a plot. How to use complication in a sentence. When referring to a chapter in an authored book, usually you would not cite that chapter in the reference list.

Instead, you would cite the whole book and, if necessary, cite the chapter in text. This rule applies whether the chapter is written by one of the book’s primary authors or by a separate contributor. At once tough-minded and humane, Complications is a new kind of medical writing, nuanced and lucid, unafraid to confront the conflicts and uncertainties that lie at the heart of modern medicine, yet always alive to the possibilities of wisdom in this extraordinary endeavor.

Complications is a National Book Award Finalist for Nonfiction/5(). Sophie and Fitz were meant for each other. But when complications with Keefe arise, Sophie doesn't know what to do. And when the Neverseen captures Sophie's family, she may permanently loose her chance to straighten things out.Complications Most autoimmune diseases are complex, multifaceted conditions that have no simple solutions.

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