Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end
Title
Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end

Author
Gawande, Atul author.

ISBN
9781427244239

Publication Information
[New York, N.Y.] : Macmillan Audio, p2014.

Physical Description
7 sound discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Unabridged.
 
Compact disc.
 
Includes a bonus interview with the author.

Contents
The independent self -- Things fall apart -- Dependence -- Assistance -- A better life -- Letting go -- Hard conversations -- Courage.

Subject Term
Terminal care.
 
Critical care medicine.
 
Older people.
 
Aging -- Physiological aspects.
 
Death -- Attitudes.
 
Quality of life.

Genre
Audiobooks

Added Author
Petkoff, Robert

Local Subject
Spoken compact disc collection.

Summary
Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: how medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Full of eye-opening research and riveting storytelling, Gawande asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)AudiobookSCD 362.175 GAW 7 DISCS11Audiobooks Nonfiction
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)AudiobookSCD 362.175 GAW 7 DISCS11Audiobooks Nonfiction