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Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

Author: Atul Gawande; Robert Petkoff
Publisher: New York, NY : Macmillan Audio, [2014] ℗2014
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Audiobooks on compact disc
Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Atul Gawande; Robert Petkoff
ISBN: 9781427244239 1427244235 9781250076229 1250076226
OCLC Number: 885207655
Notes: Unabridged.
Compact disc.
Includes a bonus interview with the author.
Performer(s): Read by Robert Petkoff.
Description: 7 audio discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Activities of daily living --
Things fall apart --
Dependence --
Assistance --
A better life --
Letting go --
Hard conversations --
Courage.
Responsibility: Atul Gawande.
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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.

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