In a remarkable web of nice rose Paul Kalanithi bravely takes on the notion of a Good life A uestion whose answer many of us spend our entire lives seeking His "INSPIRATION TO STILL FIND MEANING OUT "to still find meaning out a dark web of misfortune and fate is something we all need to learn a thing from I articularly admired his honesty and great memory right from where the urge to find meaning began for him when he finally found it and when he finally surrendered to it This is a must read I read this book because a friend has cancer and I wanted to be able to recommend it to her and share in what we read together i read the entire book hopping for a read the entire book hopping for a lesson in the endmaybe but when the author died after spending his life finishing his internship LONG hours away from loved ones and graduating AFTER learning of his terminal illnessneglecting his life his wife and baby I decided not to recommend this book to anyone Life is in living everyday with those you love not in sacrificing yourself to earn a degree and writing a best selling book I certainly hope the roceeds of this book financially supports the wife and child you neglected Hopefully she will meet someone who will ut her before the acuisition of degrees and financial success This is a beautiful autobiography written almost like Times of Bede poetry I would really like to read it out loud at a book club gathering Also it is a story that broke my heart In the book he told us his journey He first studied literature andhilosophy to understand what makes life meaningful then he studied neuroscience and worked in a lab to understand how the brain could give rise to an organism capable of finding meaning in the world Finally he set aside the books and The Catechism of the Council of Trent practiced medicine going through the medical study working as a resident and finally became a brain surgeon He said being a medical doctor would allow me a chance to find answers that are not in books to find a different sort of sublime to forge relationships with the suffering and to keep following the uestion of what makes human life meaningful even in the face of death and decay Then he got a brain cancer going through the treatments and decay He said Shouldn t terminal illness then be theerfect gift to that young man himself who had wanted to understand death Ah then the death approached He said that he wanted to get close to the death to understand life s meaning But maybe he just got too close to it as he described like trying to learn astronomy by staring directly at the sun And he knew very well how he would die because he was an expert dealing with brain cancer himself But he said I would have to learn to live in a different way seeing death as an imposing itinerant visitor but knowing that even if I m dying until I actually die I am still living The last chapter of the book and his life was heart wrenching and I cried not only because. When breath becomes air being mortal and where does it hurt 3 books collection set Description When Breath Becomes Air At the age of thirty six on the verge of completing a decade’s training as a neurosurgeon Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer One day he was a doctor treating the dying the next he was a City for Sale: Ed Koch and the Betrayal of New York patient struggling to live When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi’s transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity – the brain – and finally into aatient and a new father Being Mortal Illness Medi. He died at the end of the book I cried for his tough journey and his realization It s because his assion about mastering his job being a brain surgeon along with the empathy and compassion he had towards the eople he encountered Also he honestly and nobly reflected learned and shared in this book so much what we not just medical doctors all need to reflect and learn I think all medical workers either a doctor nurse or anyone working with atients in a home or a hospital should read this book to have the same realization See my note at the endWhat he learned and understood in exchange with the death in his young bright age The uestion used to be what kind of life is worth living When he knew he was dying the uestion changed to what makes life meaningful enough to go on living And he realized that the uestion all Davids Sling people face at someoint intersecting life death and meaning usually arise in a medical context In the actual situations where one encounters this uestion it becomes a necessary Reality Hunger: A Manifesto. David Shields philosophical and biological exercise Because humans are organism subject tohysical law the basic reuirement of life is metabolism and death its cessationWhile reading this book and learning what he had learned his humanity moved me so much It was almost like a religious experience He explained his struggles Learner Strategies in Language Learning physically and his feeling of impossibleness and guilt He said in taking up another s cross one must sometimes get crushed by the weight And so true he was crushed With this book beingublished many readers can be touched and come to understand his realizations His wife s statement in the Epilogue is so right She said what happened to Paul was tragic
But He Is Not A Tragedy Because Writing This Book he is not a tragedy Because writing this book a chance for this courageous seer to "a chance for this courageous seer to a sayer to teach us to face death with integrity I love him almost like the love I have for Jesus for his vulnerability courage and compassion And he even hustled to write a book to share his story and thoughts with us What a noble human no not any A beautiful soul he is For the Doctors Doctors invade the body in every way imaginable They see Dangerously Placed people at their most vulnerable their most scared their mostrivate They escort them into the world and then back out Seeing the body as matter and mechanism is the flip side to easing the most Just Destiny profound human suffering How little do doctors understand the hells through which weut Paradise Run patients Doctors observe a lot of suffering worse they become inured to it Theyush discharge over atients worries ignored atients Help Me, Jacques Cousteau pain when other demandsress The stereotype of a doctor focuses on the rote treatment of disease and ultimately missing the larger human significance Technical excellence was not enough As a doctor my highest ideal is not saving life everyone dies eventually but guiding a Dignity Rising 1: Gefesselte Seelen patient or family to an understanding of death or illness Any major Cine and What Matters in the End For most of human history death was a common everresent The Book of Mordred possibility It didn't matter whether you were five or fifty every day was a roll of the dice But now as medical advancesush the boundaries of survival further each year we have become increasingly detached from the reality of being mortal So here is a book about the modern experience of mortality about what it's like to get old and die how medicine has changed this and how it hasn't where our ideas about death have gone wrong With his trademark mix of erceptiveness and sensitivity Atul Gawande outlines a story that crosses the globe as ,
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LIFE MEET THE PATIENTS MEET THE PATIENTS A PLACEMeet The Patients Meet the Wie war das noch? Schulwissen, neu aufpoliert patients alace they are Hidden Boundaries persons instead ofroblems to be solved It is important to be accurate in giving out information but you I liked this book It reminded me of how dedicated our top surgeons and doctors are and to be grateful to them It also reminded me of what was most important in my own life However I felt he would ve chosen a different ath for himself if he hasn t been mislead about his rognosis So there s a sad unfinished uality to me Still worth a read and glad he was able to write it Breath becomes air Brought me to tears several times while reading the book A true and touching story told by someone facing a terminal illness Personally had a friend and relative Gods Callgirl pass away from such illnesses Life is short and our end is definite it is up to us to cherish and live our life to the fullest and such a book is a good reminder All time favouriteMade me reflect on my life so much so that I had stopped fearing major moves and just made them anyway Despite the sadness of this book I learned so much from it This is the first time I wanted to thank this much to the author This is a MUST READ Tragic yet beautiful Such a different approach When breath becomes airis an autobiography written by Paul Kalanithi a neuron surgeon but cared deeply about English literature Biology During his 10 years in residency he had witnessed the sufferings of hisatients and had tried to save lives However when Paul was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer his role was reversed He was no longer a doctor but a atient His uest for the meaning of life became clearer now that death was coming near and unexpectedly No words could describe how devastating the illness was to Paul and to his loved ones especially Lucy his wife Although they were both doctors they never thought of being in such tragedy However the couple soon learned that they were courageous enough to accept sufferings live through them and find joy in living the most they could Their family stood by them supportively through hard times and t This book is tragically beautiful It is the memoir of a brilliant neurosurgeon who is detected with stage IV cancer The book is written from his detection to his death A brilliant man who loves literature hilosophy and science with eual lan In this book he uestions as death sweeps closer what makes life triumphed over the inevitable death In ortions of the book he is the doctor healing his atient and in arts he is the atient wanting to be healedThis book will heal and tear one apart at the same time I hated reading the last Renoir page because it ends a brilliant life yet carried so much wisdom that his short life carried You can t ever reacherfection but you can believe in an asymptote toward which you are ceaselessly striving Paul KalanithiA must rea. E examines his experiences as a surgeon and those of his Nebular Sammelband 5 - Galaxis in Panik patients and family and learns to accept the limits of what he can do Where Does it Hurt What the Junior Doctor did next He's into his second year of medicine but this time Max is out of the wards and onto the streets working for the Phoenix Outreach ProjectFuelled by tea and enthusiasm than experience he attempts to locate and treat a wide and colourful range ofatients that somehow his first year on the wards didn't repare him for from Molly the 80 year old drugs mule and God in a Tesco car ark to middle class mums addicted to appearances and Bakunin: The Creative Passion pain killers in eual measu.