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The DNR Dilemma (1988)
Part I: When the Time Comes (18 minutes). This segment dramatizes the physician's concerns and discomfort in discussing a do-not-resuscitate policy for a patient. Part II: Professional Perspectives (25 minutes) The second ...
How Much More: Decisions Near the End of Life (1988)
Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino moderates panel members George Annas, Paul B. Hofman, Darlene Jelinek, Bernard Lo, Joanne Lynn, Catherine Murphy, and Susan Wolf in a discussion of patient care near the end of life, stressing the ...
Medical Ethics: The Catholic Perspective (2007)
"Medical Ethics: The Catholic Perspective is a series of ten 25-minute programs introduced by Dr. Daniel Sulmasy and designed to provide the Catholic Church's position on important medical ethics issues. Msgr. Robert Thelen ...
Ethical Issues in Orthopaedic Surgery: Discussion Guide to the Video Cases (2003)
The ten cases, on topics selected by the Ethics Committee of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the discussion guide were designed for use in an ethics course for orthopaedic surgeon residents or for self-study ...
More Lessons From the Angels of Death
William Bartholome, MD, MTS, a pediatrician and bioethicist, speaks about his experiences after living with a terminal diagnosis for the past five years. This lecture is the Hixon Hour lecture that he delivered at the ...
The Right to Kill (1989)
Asking whether mercy killing is a blessing and an answer to terminal illness and intractable pain, or a beginning to a new holocaust, William F. Buckley, Jr. narrates the film. It includes short presentations by persons ...
Middle of the End (1989)
Discussion of treatment decisions concerning four different patients by those involved in the cases provide insights for the viewer. The patient, the health care teams, and the patient's families are represented. Three ...
Issues at the End of Life: Caring Ethically: Peter A. Singer (2008)
Dr. Peter Singer "introduces end-of-life issues such as withholding versus withdrawing care, nutrition and hydration, euthanasia, and advance directives." [description from PHEN site]
The Right to Die (1985)
The film examines ethical and emotional issues surrounding a patient's request to have his ventilator turned off so that he may die. The perspectives of the patient's wife, his physician, and his nurse are presented as ...
Dax's Case (1985)
This production is a follow-up of the 1974 film, Please Let Me Die: The Wish of a Blind Severely Maimed Burn Patient, which discussed a patient's right to refuse treatment and die. Ten years later, the patient, Dax Cowart, ...