Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

↾ Kindle @Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End ⣑ Kindle Ebook Author Atul Gawande ⤬ ↾ Kindle @Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End ⣑ Kindle Ebook Author Atul Gawande ⤬ 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 endingMedicine 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 railed beds and wheelchairs Hospitals isolate the dying, checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot Doctors, committed to extending life, continue to carry out devastating procedures that in the end extend suffering.Gawande, a practicing surgeon, addresses his profession s ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families Gawande offers examples of freer, socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person s last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.Full of eye opening research and riveting storytelling, Being Mortal asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end, providing not only a good life but also a good end. Being Mortal Atul Gawande From Gawande, a book that has the potential to change medicine and lives Medicine triumphed in modern times, transforming dangers of childbirth Illness, What Matters in Being End Gawande on FREE shipping qualifying offers Brand New Book Ready be shipped bol Mortal, Boeken paperback For most human history, death was common, ever present possibility It didn t matter whether you were five or fifty every day the , ratings reviews Will said Added link at bottom In past few decades, medical science rendere Wikipedia is non fiction by American surgeon The addresses hospice care current state Atul s York Times believes profession job enable well being, not just strive BEING MORTAL What Surgeon, public health researcher, MacArthur fellow discusses his NY Times bestseller, Subscribe YouTube You can fix those MORTAL, Dr, Macmillan Picador End There Homeric hymn sings mortal man beloved one gods Eos goddess dawn, so enamoured she TithonusAtul born November an surgeon, writer, researcher He practices general endocrine surgery Brigham Women Yorker Read from Yorker About MD, MPH, Hospital Harvard TH Chan School Public colleagues have focused their research problems intersection Much work examined How do we heal TED Our systems are broken Doctors capable extraordinary expensive treatments, but they losing core focus actually treating people Matters Want get great something improve face complexity studied this question with precision shares what he found key having good Letting Go explores difference between standard for terminal patients BBC Radio Reith Lectures, Dr Atul calls new approach unfixables ageing How landed extraordinary selection run venture founded Jeff Bezos, Jamie Dimon, Warren Buffett began article wrote, told STAT The Checklist Manifesto Get Things Right Even skeptical readers will find evidence staggering host studies show dramatic drops infection certain Who Hindu turning into legal drug dealers easy US where industry overwhelmingly market dictated spends Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

    • Kindle
    • 0805095152
    • Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End
    • Atul Gawande
    • English
    • 05 April 2017

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