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The Resource Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, by Atul Gawande

Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, by 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
by Atul Gawande
Title variation
Medicine and what matters in the end
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
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10358432
Cataloging source
DLC
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Gawande, Atul
Dewey number
616.02/9
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print basic
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  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Death
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of life
  • Large type books
  • MEDICAL / Terminal Care
  • Aging
  • Critical care medicine
  • Death
  • Large type books
  • Prognosis
  • Quality of life
  • Terminal care
Target audience
adult
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medicine and what matters in the end
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, by Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holtt & Company, 2014
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899228974
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478122
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)899228974
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, by Atul Gawande
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Henry Holtt & Company, 2014
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn899228974
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
1 volume.
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410478122
Lccn
2014048602
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)899228974

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