With the End in Mind

With the End in Mind

Dying, Death, and Wisdom in An Age of Denial

Book - 2018
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"Modern medical technology is allowing us to live longer and fuller lives than ever before. And for the most part, that is good news. But with changes in the way we understand medicine come changes in the way we understand death. Once a familiar and gentle process, death has come to be something from which we shy away, preferring to fight it desperately than to accept its inevitability. Palliative care has a long tradition in Britain, where Dr. Kathryn Mannix has practiced it for 30 years. In this book, she shares beautifully crafted stories from a lifetime of caring for the dying. With insightful meditations on life, death, and the space between them, With the End in Mind describes the possibility of meeting death gently, with forethought and preparation, and shows the unexpected beauty, dignity, and profound humanity of life coming to an end." --
Publisher: New York :, Little, Brown and Company,, 2018
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780316504485
Branch Call Number: 362.175 MAN 2018
Characteristics: viii, 341 pages ; 22 cm

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