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Top surgeon Atul Gawande urges doctors to use ‘The Checklist’

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USA Today

Television shows such as House promote the idea that, to be great, a doctor simply needs to be brilliant.

But surgeon Atul Gawande, who teaches at Harvard Medical School, says medicine today is so complex that even the sharpest doctors can no longer keep everything they need to know in their heads.

As a result, patients don’t always get the care they need…

Read more here (USA Today)