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The Checklist Manifesto
Atul Gawande
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The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
Synopsis

Drawing from his experience as a general surgeon, Atul Gawande’s The Checklist Manifesto reveals startling evidence on how using a simple checklist can significantly reduce human error in complex professions such as aviation, engineering and medicine.

Who should read these blinks?
  • Anyone who is looking for a simple, effective method for doing things correctly
  • Anyone who works in complex or high-pressure environments
  • Surgeons and medical professionals
Who wrote the book?

Atul Gawande is a general surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and a professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. As well as writing for the New York Times, he is also author of Better and Complications, the latter of which was a National Book Award finalist. In 2010, Gawande was named one of the world’s 100 most influential thinkers by TIME magazine.

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