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Matters of life and death

Author: Charles Osgood; WGBH Video (Firm)
Publisher: [South Burlington, VT] : WGBH Boston Video, [2005]
Series: Science odyssey.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Investigates the remarkable breakthroughs in surgery, vaccines, drugs and medical technology; medicine's new ethical questions; and assumptions about life and death. Key topics include fighting disease, penicillin, insulin, surgery, and organ transplants.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
History
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Osgood; WGBH Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1593752725 9781593752729
OCLC Number: 61251207
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Special features: printable materials for educators; access to the web site for A Science Odyssey.
Credits: Editor, Sarah Holt.
Performer(s): Host, Charles Osgood.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Series Title: Science odyssey.
Other Titles: Matters of life & death
Responsibility: a WGBH Science Unit Production by Production Group, Inc. in association with La Cinquiéme ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; written and produced by Larry Klein.

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Investigates the remarkable breakthroughs in surgery, vaccines, drugs and medical technology; medicine's new ethical questions; and assumptions about life and death. Key topics include fighting disease, penicillin, insulin, surgery, and organ transplants.

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