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Being mortal [kit] : medicine and what matters in the end / Atul Gawande.

Gawande, Atul, (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families of the terminally ill.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Part Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library ADULT BOOK DISCUSSION KIT 362.175 GAW (Text) 8 VOLUMES 33892100305391 Adult Book Discussion Kits Book Club Kits None 01/05/2016 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: Volumes (282 pages: illustrations; 22cm) ; in container + 3 laminated sheets of discussion questions.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Metropolitan Books, 2014.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277).
Formatted Contents Note:
Activities of daily living -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage.
Summary, etc.:
Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families of the terminally ill.
Subject: Terminal care
Critical care medicine
Aging > Physiological aspects
Quality of life.
Book clubs (Discussion groups)
Group reading
Genre: Book club kit.

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