The Manual - Epictetus - A Short Summary and Review

When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi - A Short Summary & Review

A short summary of the book When Breath Becomes Air:

My death as a doctor.

My favorite Paul Kalanithi quote from the book:

"Even if I'm dying, until I actually die, I'm still living."

Questions to ponder while reading When Breath Becomes Air:

Does medical science strive too hard?

What is more important - the quality of life or the quantity of life?

My review of the book:

One of the best books from the patient's perspective.

Medicine can't cure everything.

Quality of life is an important consideration in medical decisions.


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