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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    For most of human history, death was a common, ever-present possibility. It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty - every day was a roll of the dice. But now, as medical advances push the boundaries of survival further each year, we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal. So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality - about what it's like to get old...

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    One of the top ten greatest doctors in the world looks at the lowly checklist, and how this simple idea - which is free to reproduce - will revolutionise the way we approach problems, and help save lives. Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people.

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Giving an account of the life of a surgeon, this book looks at what it is like to cut into people's bodies and the - literally life and death - decisions that have to be made. It includes chronicles of operations that go wrong; of doctors who go to the bad; why autopsies are necessary; and what it feels like to insert your knife into someone.

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Explores how doctors strive to close the gap between best intentions and best performance in the face of obstacles that sometimes seem insurmountable. This book discusses the ethical dilemmas of doctors' participation in lethal injections and examines the influence of money on modern medicine.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) 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 ending...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Hardback) 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 ending...

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    A New York Times Bestseller...

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, Microfilm) Atul Gawande

    The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, CD-Audio) 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 ending...

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

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  • Complications by Atul Gawande
    Complications (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    Drawing from compelling true accounts of patients and doctors, a provocative examination of the power and limits of modern medicine reveals a world where science is uncertain, information is limited, and deadly mistakes occur. 60,000 first printing.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices. By the author of The Checklist Manifesto. (social science).

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  • Best American Science Writing 2006 by Jessie Cohen
    Best American Science Writing 2006 (English, Paperback) Jessie Cohen, Atul Gawande

    A rock-and-roll loving surgeon explores the full range of scientific inquiry--from biochemistry, physics, and astronomy, to genetics, evolutionary theory, and cognition. This collection provides a comprehensive overview of the year's most thought-provoking and exciting scientific developments.

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  • The Checklist Manifesto by Atul Gawande
    The Checklist Manifesto (English, CD-Audio) Atul Gawande

    The New York Times bestselling author of Better and Complications reveals the surprising power of the ordinary checklist.

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    National Bestseller...

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  • Better by Atul Gawande
    Better (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

    The New York Times bestselling author of Complications examines, in riveting accounts of medical failure and triumph, how success is achieved in a complex and risk-filled profession...

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    A prominent surgeon argues against modern medical practices that extend life at the expense of quality of life while isolating the dying, outlining suggestions for freer, more fulfilling approaches to death that enable more dignified and comfortable choices. By the author of The Checklist Manifesto. Reprint. A #1 New York Times best-seller.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    In his bestselling books, Atul Gawande, a practicing surgeon, has fearlessly revealed the struggles of his profession. Now he examines its ultimate limitations and failures-in his own practices as well as others'-as life draws to a close. Riveting, honest, and humane, BEING MORTAL shows how the ultimate goal is not a good death but a good life-all the way to the very end.

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Hardback) Atul Gawande

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  • Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
    Being Mortal (English, Paperback) Atul Gawande

    In Being Mortal, Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of aging and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. And he emerges with story that crosses the globe and history, exploring questions that range from the curious to the profound: What happens to people's teeth as they get old? Did human beings really commit...

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