Opinion

The GP who worked in a hernia factory: why primary care needs to do less


Why GPs should resist taking on more work from secondary care Atul Gawande’s Complications is a series of essays on the limits and human fallibility of medicine. Gawande, a thyroid surgeon and best-selling author, takes one chapter to explore whether computers make better decisions than doctors (apparently, they do). As part of this, he visits … Continue reading