- The WHO campaign to eradicate polio: a single new case comes in, & 5 days later 37,000 vaccinators have vaccinated 4.2 million children in 50,000 square miles around the initial case Done on a shoestring, & with very limited authority From Atul Gawande's excellent book "Better" https://t.co/zatOaAxaZB
- @alainakafkes 23. Better by Atul Gawande. Picked this up on a whim. I don't know anything about surgery so a ~deep dive into the profession was pretty interesting. I have always enjoyed Gawade's method of drawing from anecdotes + research to create his simple, captivating storytelling style.
Explores the efforts of physicians to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of insurmountable obstacles, discussing such topics as the ethical considerations of lethal injections, malpractice, and surgical errors.