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The checklist manifesto : how to get things right / Atul Gawande.

by Gawande, Atul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Picador, 2011, c2010Edition: 1st Picador ed.Description: xviii, 215 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780312430009 (pbk.) :; 0312430000 (pbk.).Subject(s): Clinical Competence | Emergency Medicine | Intensive Care Units | Medical care -- Quality control | Lists
Contents:
The problem of extreme complexity -- The checklist -- The end of the master builder -- The idea -- The first try -- The checklist factory -- The test -- The hero in the age of checklists -- The save.
Summary: Reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist now being used in medicine, aviation, the armed services, homeland security, investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds.
List(s) this item appears in: High-Interest Narrative Non-Fiction
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Book Book Martha's Vineyard High School Library
610.28/GAWANDE (Browse shelf) Available Donated by Chris Connors

Includes bibliographical references (p. [201]-209)

The problem of extreme complexity -- The checklist -- The end of the master builder -- The idea -- The first try -- The checklist factory -- The test -- The hero in the age of checklists -- The save.

Reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist now being used in medicine, aviation, the armed services, homeland security, investment banking, skyscraper construction, and businesses of all kinds.

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