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The Resource Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande, (large type)

Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande, (large type)

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
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
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
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Death
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of life
  • Large type books
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande, (large type)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410478122
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • sky270796658
  • (OCoLC)899228974
  • 892589
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande, (large type)
Publication
Copyright
Note
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
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large Print edition.
Extent
437 pages (large print)
Isbn
9781410478122
Isbn Type
(large print : hardcover)
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • sky270796658
  • (OCoLC)899228974
  • 892589

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