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Science  11 Jun 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5984, pp. 1357
DOI: 10.1126/science.1190165

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The Checklist Manifesto How to Get Things Right by Atul Gawande Metropolitan Books (Henry Holt), New York, 2010. 221 pp. $24.50, C$29.50. ISBN 9780805091748.

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Gawande demonstrates that following simple do-this lists helps avoid serious errors in settings from airplane cockpits to operating rooms.