Forgive And Remember: Managing Medical Failure, 2nd Edition

Paperback | October 15, 2003

byCharles L. Bosk

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On its initial publication, Forgive and Remember emerged as the definitive study of the training and lives of young surgeons. Now with an extensive new preface, epilogue, and appendix by the author, reflecting on the changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, this updated second edition of Charles L. Bosk's classic study is as timely as ever.

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On its initial publication, Forgive and Remember emerged as the definitive study of the training and lives of young surgeons. Now with an extensive new preface, epilogue, and appendix by the author, reflecting on the changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, this updated second edition of Charles L. Bosk's cl...

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On its initial publication, Forgive and Remember emerged as the definitive study of the training and lives of young surgeons. Now with an extensive new preface, epilogue, and appendix by the author, reflecting on the changes that have taken place since the book's original publication, this updated second edition of Charles L. Bosk's cl...

Charles L. Bosk is a professor of sociology and medical ethics at the University of Pennsylvania and is the author of All God's Mistakes: Genetic Counseling in a Pediatric Hospital, also published by the University of Chicago Press.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:301 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.9 inPublished:October 15, 2003Publisher:University Of Chicago PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0226066789

ISBN - 13:9780226066783

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface to the Second Edition: A Sociologist Puts on the Hair Shirt
1. Introduction
2. Error, Rank, and Responsibility
3. Routine Surveillance as Social Control
4. The Legitimation of Attending Authority
5. Climbing the Pyramid: Professional Control and Moral Identity
6. Conclusion
Appendix: The Field-Worker and the Surgeon