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Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End

AUTHOR Gawande, Atul
PUBLISHER Picador USA (09/05/2017)
PRODUCT TYPE Paperback (Paperback)

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ISBN-13: 9781250076229
ISBN-10: 1250076226
Binding: Paperback or Softback (Trade Paperback (Us))
Content Language: English
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Page Count: 304
Carton Quantity: 28
Product Dimensions: 5.40 x 0.70 x 8.10 inches
Weight: 0.60 pound(s)
Feature Codes: Bibliography, Price on Product
Country of Origin: US
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Medical | Terminal Care
Medical | Death & Dying
Medical | Health Policy
Dewey Decimal: 362.175
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Author: Gawande, Atul

Atul Gawande is author of three bestselling books: "Complications", a finalist for the National Book Award; "Better", selected by as one of the ten best books of 2007; and "The Checklist Manifesto". His latest book is "Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End". He is also a surgeon at Brigham and Women s Hospital in Boston, a staff writer for "The New Yorker", and a professor at Harvard Medical School and the Harvard School of Public Health. He has won the Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science, a MacArthur Fellowship, and two National Magazine Awards. In his work in public health, he is Executive Director of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation, and chairman of Lifebox, a nonprofit organization making surgery safer globally. He and his wife have three children and live in Newton, Massachusetts.
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