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Horizon. Mend me : a Horizon guide to transplants

Author: Alex Steinitz; Michael Mosley; BBC Productions,; BBC Worldwide Ltd.,
Publisher: London, England : BBC Worldwide, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
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Being able to have a transplant when our organs fail is one of the most exciting developments in the history of medicine. But what we now take for granted has been a hard won struggle, both for the patients who were willing to gamble their lives and the doctors who faced ethical and medical dilemmas in the name of progress. Michael Mosley looks through the Horizon archive, identifying the key turning points for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational television programs
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Steinitz; Michael Mosley; BBC Productions,; BBC Worldwide Ltd.,
OCLC Number: 1096473649
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed March 19, 2019).
Performer(s): Presenter: Michael Mosley.
Description: 1 online resource (51 minutes)
Responsibility: produced & directed by Alex Steinitz ; BBC Productions.

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Being able to have a transplant when our organs fail is one of the most exciting developments in the history of medicine. But what we now take for granted has been a hard won struggle, both for the patients who were willing to gamble their lives and the doctors who faced ethical and medical dilemmas in the name of progress. Michael Mosley looks through the Horizon archive, identifying the key turning points for transplant surgery to discover how far science can go in its bid to prolong life.

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