Being mortal : illness, medicine and what matters in the end / Atul Gawande. - London : Profile Books, 2015. - 282 pages ; 20 cm
Originally published: 2014. Published in association with Wellcome Collection.
Includes bibliographical references.
Atul Gawande examines his experiences as a surgeon, as he confronts the realities of ageing and dying in his patients and in his family, as well as the limits of what he can do. He emerges with a story that crosses the globe and history, exploring questions that range from the curious to the profound.
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