1846685818
Being mortal : illness, medicine and what matters in the end / Atul Gawande.
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Author: Gawande, Atul,
Author: Wellcome Collection,
Publication year: 2014
Format: Hardback
Publisher: London : Profile Books,
ISBN: 9781846685811 (hbk.) :
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Published in association with Wellcome Collection.
Atul Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of ageing and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. He emerges with a story that crosses the globe and history, exploring questions that range from the curious to the profound.
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Paperback:Being mortal : illness, medicine and what matters in the end:2015.
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282 pages ; 23 cm

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