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
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
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gawande, Atul
Dewey number
362.17/5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
R726.8
LC item number
.G39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Quality of life
  • Death
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky259648054
  • (OCoLC)879416935
  • 880015
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • sky259648054
  • (OCoLC)879416935
  • 880015

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