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Publisher Description

PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and not the original book.


Author and physician Atul Gawande analyzes the diverse and problematic landscape of end-of-life care By providing examples of the good and bad, Gawande shows that we as a society can do much better for the elderly and dying. 


What does this ZIP Reads Summary Include?

Synopsis of the original book
A detailed look at our current "medical approach" to death
An argument for a more palliative approach to death and dying
An in-depth editorial review
Background on the author


About the Original Book: Gawande’s book is a measured, insightful criticism of the medical model of end-of-life care. He convincingly shows that a palliative model of care not only improves the quality of our last days, but it even seems to prolong life better than its counterpart. Anyone interested in end-of-life issues, ethics, gerontology, or medicine will enjoy this book, but Gawande’s anecdotal style makes this an appealing, approachable read for just about anyone. 


DISCLAIMER: This book is intended as a companion to, not a replacement for, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. ZIP Reads is wholly responsible for this content and is not associated with the original author in any way. 

GENRE
Health, Mind & Body
RELEASED
2018
May 12
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
26
Pages
PUBLISHER
ZIP Reads
SELLER
BLAIRSTROM ADVENTURE LLC
SIZE
5
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