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Good medicine : the art of ethical care in Canada

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Hebert, Philip C. [Toronto ON]: Doubleday Canada , 2016. (Book)
Call No.
WB 60 H446 2016
Location
RIH Library
Author
Hebert, Philip C.
Place
[Toronto ON]
Publisher
Doubleday Canada
Pub Date
2016
Physical Description
192 p.
Format
Book
Subject
Ethics
Ethics, Medical
Interesting Reads
ISBN
9780385683258
Call No.
WB 60 H446 2016
Location
RIH Library
Loan Policy
21 days
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Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end

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Gawande, Atul. Toronto ON: Anchor Canada , 2014. (Book)
Call No.
WB 130 G284 2014
Location
RIH Library
Author
Gawande, Atul
Place
Toronto ON
Publisher
Anchor Canada
Pub Date
2014
Physical Description
282 p.
Format
Book
Subject
Terminal Care
Palliative Care
Quality of Life
Ethics, Medical
Interesting Reads
Abstract
Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs. Hospitals isolate the dying, checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot. 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 and families. Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9780385677028
Call No.
WB 130 G284 2014
Location
RIH Library
Loan Policy
21 days
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Being mortal: medicine and what matters in the end

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Gawande, Atul. New York NY: Doubleday Canada , 2014. (Book)
Call No.
WB 130 G284 2014
Location
RIH Library
VJH Library
Author
Gawande, Atul
Place
New York NY
Publisher
Doubleday Canada
Pub Date
2014
Physical Description
282 p.
Format
Book
Subject
Terminal Care
Palliative Care
Quality of Life
Ethics, Medical
Interesting Reads
Abstract
Medicine has triumphed in modern times, transforming birth, injury, and infectious disease from harrowing to manageable. But in the inevitable condition of aging and death, the goals of medicine seem too frequently to run counter to the interest of the human spirit. Nursing homes, preoccupied with safety, pin patients into railed beds and wheelchairs. Hospitals isolate the dying, checking for vital signs long after the goals of cure have become moot. 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 and families. Gawande offers examples of freer, more socially fulfilling models for assisting the infirm and dependent elderly, and he explores the varieties of hospice care to demonstrate that a person's last weeks or months may be rich and dignified.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
ISBN
9780385677004
Call No.
WB 130 G284 2014
Location
RIH Library
VJH Library
Loan Policy
21 days
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Better : a surgeon's notes on performance

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Gawande, Atul. New York NY: Picador , 2007. (Book)
Call No.
W0 21 G284b 2007
Location
RIH Library
Author
Gawande, Atul
Place
New York NY
Publisher
Picador
Pub Date
2007
Physical Description
xii, 273 p.
Format
Book
Subject
Professional Competence
Clinical Medicine
Ethics, Medical
Quality of Health Care
Case Reports
Interesting Reads
ISBN
9780312427658
Call No.
W0 21 G284b 2007
Location
RIH Library
Loan Policy
21 days
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