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The Resource Dealing with doctors, denial, and death : a guide to living well with serious illness, Aroop Mangalik, MD

Dealing with doctors, denial, and death : a guide to living well with serious illness, Aroop Mangalik, MD

Label
Dealing with doctors, denial, and death : a guide to living well with serious illness
Title
Dealing with doctors, denial, and death
Title remainder
a guide to living well with serious illness
Statement of responsibility
Aroop Mangalik, MD
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This guide for patients facing serious illnesses for which the path to wellness is unclear explains some of the influences that may prompt physicians to recommend futile treatments and describes specific ways of obtaining information to get a clear idea of all available options"--Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1935-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mangalik, Aroop
Dewey number
616/.044
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
WT 500
NLM item number
M277d 2017
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chronically ill
  • Chronically ill
  • Chronically ill
  • Physician and patient
  • Medical ethics
  • Chronically ill
  • Chronically ill
  • Chronically ill
  • Medical ethics
  • Physician and patient
Label
Dealing with doctors, denial, and death : a guide to living well with serious illness, Aroop Mangalik, MD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dealing with the inevitability of death -- Communication, hope and honesty -- Religion, healing and death -- Patient autonomy and medical expertise: how to find a balance -- Planning for your life, illness and death -- Do no harm -- Statistics: they help and they fool -- Why doctors over-treat: training and mindset -- Why doctors over-treat: pressure from society and the medical -- Establishment -- Why doctors over-treat: flaws in the way they deal with patients -- When doctors say 'no' -- Why patients demand unrealistic treatments -- How to reduce over-treatment -- How to proceed toward comfort
Control code
ocn950445736
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 260 pages
Isbn
9781442272804
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016025054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)950445736
Label
Dealing with doctors, denial, and death : a guide to living well with serious illness, Aroop Mangalik, MD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-252) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dealing with the inevitability of death -- Communication, hope and honesty -- Religion, healing and death -- Patient autonomy and medical expertise: how to find a balance -- Planning for your life, illness and death -- Do no harm -- Statistics: they help and they fool -- Why doctors over-treat: training and mindset -- Why doctors over-treat: pressure from society and the medical -- Establishment -- Why doctors over-treat: flaws in the way they deal with patients -- When doctors say 'no' -- Why patients demand unrealistic treatments -- How to reduce over-treatment -- How to proceed toward comfort
Control code
ocn950445736
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 260 pages
Isbn
9781442272804
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2016025054
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)950445736

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