Direct Red: A Surgeon's View of Her Life-or-Death Profession

Harper (Aug 1, 2009)
Hardcover – 224 pages
ISBN: 0061725404 / 9780061725401
In the tradition of Atul Gawande and Sherwin B. Nuland comes an eloquent and piercing account of a young woman's surgical education. Surgeons have long been known for their allergy to doubt, an unsurprising trait in professionals who must play God, routinely risking someone else's life in or...