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Title:
Being mortal
ISBN:
9781627893022
Distribution:
[Arlington, Virginia] : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
Publication:
[Arlington, Virginia] : PBS, [2015]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
Documentary.

"Frontline is a production of WGBH Boston."
Abstract:
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.
Added Uniform Title:
Frontline (Television program)

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State Library of Oregon1Received on 6/17/16

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Renowned surgeon and writer Atul Gawande teams up with Frontline to shine a spotlight on death and dying and how doctors, patients and families all experience the final stages of life with the ultimate goal being to live a good life to the very end. ~ Erin Demers, Rovi


Summary:
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients. In conjunction with Gawande's new book, Being Mortal, the film explores the relationships between doctors and patients nearing the end of life, and shows how many doctors, including himself, struggle to talk honestly and openly.