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

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

Label
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
Title variation
Medicine and what matters in the end
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families of the terminally ill
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10358432
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
Dewey number
362.17/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.G39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WB 310
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
medicine and what matters in the end
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage
Control code
20272189
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC) 2014017442
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage
Control code
20272189
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(DLC) 2014017442

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