Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End



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 in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into…

Being Mortal

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For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical adv..

Being Mortal

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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 fulf..

Being Mortal

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From the international bestselling author of Better, Complications and The Checklist Manifesto and Reith Lecturer 2014, a revolutionary and emotionally searing account of death, dy..

Being Mortal

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Executive Summary of Being Mortal In Being Mortal's Book§Summary Without Incessant Filler Traps we summarize the key points, fundamental concepts and valuable insights including: ..

Complications

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In gripping accounts of true cases, surgeon Atul Gawande explores the power and the limits of medicine, offering an unflinching view from the scalpel's edge. Complications lays bar..

Summary Atul Gawande S Being Mortal

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This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the..

Atul Gawande S Being Mortal

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This is a Summary of Atul Gawande's Being Mortal, where this bestselling author tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the..

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