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Book Review: Complications

Slashdot has a book review on Complications which: ‘…is a look at the medical profession from the inside — written by surgical resident Atul Gawande, it is a frank, thought-provoking commentary on what happens when fallible human beings do a job that requires infallibility. In its chapters, he reveals that doctors make mistakes more often than most of us think — and that while there are bad doctors, the more usual case is the good doctor having a bad day, or the problem for which all the training in the world would not have been enough…’ and are many of the reasons this web site was begun coming up on 3 years ago.