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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
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
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10358432
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gawande, Atul
Dewey number
616.02/9
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.G39 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Death
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of life
  • MEDICAL / Terminal Care
  • Aging
  • Critical care medicine
  • Death
  • Large type books
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of life
  • Terminal care
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
Note
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic"
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holtt & Company, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-428)
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
899228974
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478122
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Thorndike Press large print basic"
  • Originally published: New York : Henry Holtt & Company, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-428)
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
899228974
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478122
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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