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Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End (Wellcome)

Being Mortal

Being Mortal

ISBN 10 : 9781847657862
ISBN 13 : 1847657869

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 adv..


ISBN 10 : 9781847651242
ISBN 13 : 1847651240

The international bestseller from the author of Being Mortal In these gripping accounts of true cases, bestselling author Atul Gawande performs exploratory surgery on medicine itse..


ISBN 10 : 9781847651235
ISBN 13 : 1847651232

The struggle to perform well is universal, but nowhere is this drive to do better more important than in medicine. In his new book, Atul Gawande explores how doctors strive to clos..

Adventures In Human Being

ISBN 10 : 9781782831044
ISBN 13 : 1782831045

Sunday Times bestseller We have a lifetime's association with our bodies, but for many of us they remain uncharted territory. In Adventures in Human Being, Gavin Francis leads the ..

Things That Matter

ISBN 10 : 9781952533693
ISBN 13 : 1952533694

'David Galler also shows rare courage in weaving his own, personal stories into his teaching about the technologies of care. This book will equally deepen the awareness of clinicia..

The Checklist Manifesto

ISBN 10 : 9781847651877
ISBN 13 : 1847651879

Today we find ourselves in possession of stupendous know-how, which we willingly place in the hands of the most highly skilled people. But avoidable failures are common, and the re..

Hippocrates Shadow

ISBN 10 : 9781416580294
ISBN 13 : 1416580298

Everyone knows of the Hippocratic Oath, the famous invocation sworn by all neophyte physicians. But most don't realize that the father of modern medicine was an avid listener and a..