Top Doctors Discuss The Art And Craft Of Surgery

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Read Dr. Atul Gawande's Piece For The New England Journal Of Medicine, "Two Hundred Years Of Surgery"

Things that most people take for granted in surgery — the use of anesthesia, for example, or the way surgical tools are cleaned — were once cutting-edge discoveries in the profession. Dr. Atul Gawande and Dr. Sherwin Nuland discuss the changes they've seen over their long careers as surgeons.

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