Book Review: Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Book Review: Being Mortal: Illness, Medicine and What Matters in the End

Review of Dr. Atul Gawandes’ Book- Being Mortal: Medicine and what matters in the end. This book is carefully written and delicately approaches the subject of disease and the inevitable process of death. It highlights the faults of end-of-life medical care while giving hope that spending ones’ last moments in life can be joyous and honorable. An uncomfortable read for sure, but one that is insightful and realistic.

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