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Paradigms and Paradoxes: Health Strategies for the 21st Century (1991)
Bruce B. Dan, M.D. moderates a discussion among three physicians: Edmund D. Pellegrino of Georgetown University, Arnold Relman, former New England Journal of Medicine editor, and David Rogers, Cornell Medical School, who ...
Parent's Rights: Denied (1991)
Parental notification in cases of teenage abortion is discussed, offering information about Minnesota abortion law. Four interviews with young women who were age 14 to 17 when they had abortions are included, along with ...
Living Choices (1991)
Using different formats this brief, well-presented film explains the Patient Self-Determination Act (PSDA): a woman reads the law and explains it, various possible ``users'' discuss their thoughts about living wills or ...
Death by Doctor (1998)
CBS 60 Minutes television program broadcast on November 22, 1998. Narrated by Mike Wallace. Jack Kevorikian and Thomas Youk.
A Choice for K'Aila (1990)
This program tells the story of Francois and Leslie Paulette of Alberta, Canada who decided to let their newborn son K'aila die naturally from liver disease [bilary artresia or giant-cell hepatitis] rather than have him ...
Nutrition and Hydration: Complex Decisions (1990)
Three families who have daughters being cared for in a Missouri rehabilitation hospital present their differing views on desired care for the persistent vegetative state. Two, the Terrys and the Moores, want tube feeding ...
Choosing to Forego Artificial Nutrition (1990)
Physicians Joanne Lynn and Zail Berry explain treatments that deliver nutrition and hydration for the terminally ill who are unable to swallow. Clinical photos show a gastrostomy tube in place in a patient's stomach and ...
Treatment Decisions at the End of Life (1990)
Four patients are depicted: Andy Jacobs, described as ``a baby born to die,'' whose mother refuses further treatment and takes him home; David Nalbert, who was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at five and refuses ventilator ...
Abortion Denied: Shattering Young Women's Lives (1990)
The June 1990 United States Supreme Court case, Webster v. Reproductive Services, is discussed, pointing out possible difficulties women might have if they wished to obtain an abortion after this decision. Christine Pickles ...