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Being mortal : illness, medicine and what matters in the end

Author: Atul Gawande
Publisher: London : Profile Books, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Additional Physical Format: Ebook version
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Atul Gawande
ISBN: 9781781253946 1781253943 9781846685811 1846685818 9781846685828 1846685826
OCLC Number: 891600927
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: The independent self --
Things fall apart --
Dependence --
Assistance --
A better life --
Letting go --
Hard conversations --
Courage.
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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.

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