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The End of Medicine

How Silicon Valley (and Naked Mice) Will Reboot Your Doctor

by Andy Kessler

  • 70 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Collins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Therapeutics,
  • Medicine,
  • Preventive Medicine,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Finance,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Anecdotes

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages368
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9243106M
    ISBN 10006113029X
    ISBN 109780061130298

      About the Book Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. by Atul Gawande. 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.   In Modern Death, Dr. Haider Warraich says a slow dying process, during which patients move in and out of hospitals or nursing homes, is a "very recent development in our history as a species.".

    Atul Gawande. Atul Gawande is author of three bestselling books: Complications, a finalist for the National Book Award; Better, and The Checklist latest book is Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the 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 .   Medicine Hat’s newest business will be opening its doors for the first time today. The Page and Whisker, located on Second Street SE downtown, is a high-end used book store that will also be.

    In Being Mortal, best-selling author Atul Gawande tackles the hardest challenge of his profession: How medicine can not only improve life but also the process of its ending. Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. This book also teaches you how to make your own supplies such as: soap, insecticide, sunblock, wound care products, toothpaste, and essential oils. Doomsday Book of Medicine. What are you and your family going to do after a collapse of society when there are no doctors and medications available, and the pharmacies and hospitals have been looted?


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