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Critical choice

Author: Wolf Koenig; Gary Toole; National Film Board of Canada.
Publisher: [Montreal, Quebec] : National Film Board of Canada, 1985.
Series: Discussions in bioethics.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a dramatization about a hospital director who is struggling to allocate scarce resources and must decide whether to authorize an emergency liver transplant needed to save one child's life or to fund a new program that could prevent the deaths of up to thirty infants within the next year. Designed to stimulate discussion of ethical, legal, and economic questions raised by rapid advances in modern science.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Wolf Koenig; Gary Toole; National Film Board of Canada.
OCLC Number: 221742878
Notes: Distributor: Educational Media Australia.
Credits: Director, Gary Toole; producer, Wolf Koenig.
Target Audience: Ages 16 through adults.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (13 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Discussions in bioethics.
Responsibility: National Film Board of Canada.

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Presents a dramatization about a hospital director who is struggling to allocate scarce resources and must decide whether to authorize an emergency liver transplant needed to save one child's life or to fund a new program that could prevent the deaths of up to thirty infants within the next year. Designed to stimulate discussion of ethical, legal, and economic questions raised by rapid advances in modern science.

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