The checklist manifesto : how to get things right / Atul Gawande.
by Gawande, Atul.Material type: BookPublisher: 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
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|Book||Martha's Vineyard High School Library||610.28/GAWANDE (Browse shelf)||Available||Donated by Chris Connors|
Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.