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The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)

The Reluctant Widow written by Georgette Heyer performed by Cornelius Garrett on CD (Unabridged)£44.99

Penniless Elinor is rather surprised at the carriage that meets her from the stage, and more so at the decayed grandeur of the house to which she's transported. Realising that there has been a case of mistaken identity she agrees to an audacious plan.

Better - A Surgeon's Notes on Performance written by Atul Gawande performed by John Bedford Lloyd on CD (Unabridged)

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ISBN:  9781427200983
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Medicine
Duration:  450 mins
Length:  Unabridged
Author:  Atul Gawande
Narrator 1:  John Bedford Lloyd
Rarity:  Rare

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The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine. In his new audiobook, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable.

His vivid stories take us to battlefield surgical tents in Iraq, to a polio outbreak in India and to malpractice courtrooms around the country. He discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections, examines the influence of money on modern medicine and recounts the astoundingly contentious history of handwashing.

Finally, he gives a brutally honest insight into life as a practising surgeon. Unflinching but compassionate, Gawande's investigation into medical professionals and their progression from good to great provides a detailed blueprint for success that can be used by everyone.

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