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Being Mortal
Language: un
Pages: 304
Authors: Atul Gawande
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-07 - Publisher: Metropolitan Books

#1 New York Times Bestseller In Being Mortal, bestselling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But
Being Mortal
Language: un
Pages: 282
Authors: Atul Gawande
Categories: Aging
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher:

In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of ageing and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. And he emerges with story that crosses the globe and history, exploring questions that
The Politics of Being Mortal
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Alfred G. Killilea
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988-01-01 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

While much has been written in recent years on death and dying, there has been little treatment of how people cope with death in the absence of religious belief, and virtually no examination of the potential political repercussions of a wider acceptance of mortality in American society. Alfred Killilea's strikingly
Being Mortal: by Atul Gawande | Conversation Starters
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: dailyBooks
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-05 - Publisher:

Being Mortal: by Atul Gawande | Conversation Starters A Brief Look Inside: Being Mortal, Atul Gawande's latest medical book, tackles the difficult task of talking about topics of mortality and death. Gawande presents readers with his own experiences observing people in end-of-life care. He shows readers what end-of-life care is
Being Mortal: by Atul Gawande | Summary & Analysis
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Elite Summaries
Categories: Health & Fitness
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Elite Summaries

Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal is a #1 bestseller on the New York Times – and for a good reason. This book recounts the success and failures of modern medicine, and the requirements necessary to save patients with their best interests in mind. With that being said, there’s a bit of