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Entering a Clinical Trial: Is It Right for You?
This program introduces the purpose of clinical trials and describes the way in which trials are carried out. In this program the focus is on cancer clinical trials but the information provided describes the conduct of ...
Roe v. Wade at Twenty Five: Blackmun Lecture on Privacy (1998)
"In January 1998, the 25th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade, the Center for Reproductive Rights hosted a national satellite teleconference to commemorate the occasion. In scenes from this landmark ...
Do Patients Still Need Generalists?
Dr. Edmund D. Pellegrino, M.D. delivered the Paul C. Brucker, M.D. Lecture on April 30, 2004 in Philadelphia, PA. The Brucker Lecture was created in 1991 by the current and former Family Medicine faculty, residents, and ...
This expanded edition includes the documentary, trailers, clips, and Calla Papademas' full-length testimony.
Medicine and Humanistic Understanding: The Significance of Narrative in Medical Practices (2005)
A multimedia course in medical humanities with a focus on "the doctor-patient relationship, the changing nature of illness in the twenty-first century, the ethics and practice of ever changing goals of medical pedagogy." ...
Habeas Corpus (2005)
"The documentary is about Tatielle's suffering, a young woman from Morrinhos, a town in Goiás state's rural area. She was five months pregnant of a fetus that wouldn't survive the delivery, when a judge authorized her to ...
Dirty Pretty Things (2005)
Nigerian Okwe, an ex-surgeon, now works as a taxi driver and porter at a West London Hotel after his escape to England to avoid threats to his life. He becomes friends with Senay, a young woman from Turkey working as a ...
The Lost Tribe (2005)
Ex-Mormon-lesbian-atheist Sue Ann Post has molded a career as an award-winning stand-up comic from the lurid and toxic brew of tales from her childhood and adolescence. When she travels to Salt Lake City to speak at a ...
The Self-Made Man (2005)
Robert Stern received a diagnosis of heart disease and cancer. Rather than undergo surgery or other treatment for these diseases, Mr. Stern decided to end his own life, and did so at the age of 77, after videotaping a ...
HIV-AIDS: Legal and Ethical Issues (1990)
Midwest university professors including two physicians, two lawyers and a theologian meet to discuss job discrimination, health insurance, testing without permission, and other problems encountered by HIV/AIDS patients. ...