Being Mortal Summary
Atul Gawande

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Being Mortal Summary

“Being Mortal” by Atul Gawande is an accounting of the care and treatment of the elderly and the dying as it has evolved over the last century to what it is today and could become in the future. In the United States in the early 1900s, old people who were sick and poor – most were poor and many were sick – were institutionalized in poorhouses which provided little care and largely accelerated the decline...

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