The Resource Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande

Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande

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Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end
Title
Being mortal
Title remainder
medicine and what matters in the end
Statement of responsibility
Atul Gawande
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end
Title
Being mortal
Creator
Summary
A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice 2014
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.175
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Medicine and what matters in the end
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Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Activities of daily living -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage
Control code
879416935
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 p.
Isbn
9780805095159
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
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System control number
(OCoLC)879416935

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