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

Gawande, Atul, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon PL - Lebanon LP 362.175 GAW (Text) 34330513152323 Adult - New Books Checked out 10/26/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594139246
  • ISBN: 1594139245
  • Physical Description: 443 pages (large print) ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Large Print edition.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Large Print Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published: New York : Henry Holtt & Company, 2014.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 403-428).
Formatted Contents Note: The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Terminal care.
Critical care medicine.
Aging > Physiological aspects.
Death > Attitudes.
Prognosis.
Quality of life.
Large type books.

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