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Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

text Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

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.

Contents

The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage.

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Description
282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Publisher
Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company 2014

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KCL 362.1 GAWANDE in Adult Non-fiction Available

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