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The Resource Being mortal : [medicine and what matters in the end], Atul Gawande, (sound recording)

Being mortal : [medicine and what matters in the end], Atul Gawande, (sound recording)

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
Contributor
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
NjBwBT
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Gawande, Atul
Dewey number
362.17/5
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.G39 2014ab
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by Robert Petkoff
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Petkoff, Robert
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  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Quality of life
  • Compact discs
  • Books on compact disc, Unabridged
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Being mortal : [medicine and what matters in the end], Atul Gawande, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (9 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427244239
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
885207655
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781427244239
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
11105086
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky263173559
  • (OCoLC)995305422
  • 886229
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Being mortal : [medicine and what matters in the end], Atul Gawande, (sound recording)
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
spoken word
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
7 audio discs (9 hr.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427244239
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
885207655
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
9781427244239
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
11105086
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • sky263173559
  • (OCoLC)995305422
  • 886229
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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