Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End (Paperback)

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“Widely respected and honored physician Gawande addresses aging and end-of-life issues in his newest book. He notes that we treat sickness, aging, and mortality as medical concerns, but that the medical professions are poorly equipped to help with the issues of what makes the quality life significant. Gawande proposes that well-being should be the focus at the end of life and carefully illustrates how to approach this difficult subject. A gracefully written book of great importance.”
— Ann Carlson, Waterfront Books, Georgetown, SC

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250081247
ISBN-10: 1250081246
Publisher: Picador USA
Publication Date: September 1st, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English