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
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
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
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
NLM call number
WB 310
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Terminal care
  • Critical care medicine
  • Aging
  • Quality of life
Target audience
adult
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 55
  • 4
  • Assistance
  • 79
  • 5
  • A Better Life
  • 111
  • 6
  • Letting Go
  • 149
  • 1
  • 7
  • Hard Conversations
  • 191
  • 8
  • Courage
  • 231
  • Independent Self
  • 11
  • 2
  • Things Fall Apart
  • 25
  • 3
  • Dependence
Control code
ocn879416935
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
362.175 G248 ; XX-N ; jll ; A14BP044 ; [BG1516BT, #2, 12@26.00, es/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 879416935
  • (OCoLC)879416935
Label
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end, Atul Gawande
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-277)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 55
  • 4
  • Assistance
  • 79
  • 5
  • A Better Life
  • 111
  • 6
  • Letting Go
  • 149
  • 1
  • 7
  • Hard Conversations
  • 191
  • 8
  • Courage
  • 231
  • Independent Self
  • 11
  • 2
  • Things Fall Apart
  • 25
  • 3
  • Dependence
Control code
ocn879416935
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
282 pages
Isbn
9780805095159
Lccn
2014017442
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
362.175 G248 ; XX-N ; jll ; A14BP044 ; [BG1516BT, #2, 12@26.00, es/RT ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 879416935
  • (OCoLC)879416935

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