Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

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"Medicine has transformed the dangers of birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But when it comes to the inescapable realities of aging and death, what medicine can do often runs counter to what it should. Through eye-opening research and gripping stories of his own patients and family, Gawande reveals the suffering produced by medicine's neglect of the wishes people might have beyond mere survival. To find out what those wishes are, we need to ask. We haven't been asking, but we can learn. ...

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2017, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9781250076229

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2017, Large Print Press

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2017, Anchor Canada

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2015, Picador USA

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2015, Thorndike Press

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2014, Metropolitan Books, New York

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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End 2014, MacMillan Audio, New York

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