Item Details

Does Doctor Know Best? [electronic resource]

produced by Columbia University Seminars on Media and Society ; producers, Betsy Miller, Martha Elliott ; directed by David Deutsch
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
A panel of medical experts discuss the ethics of doctor-patient relationships. Using the case of a young woman diagnosed as having cancer who subsequently becomes pregnant, the panelists discuss how much the patient should be told, who is in charge of selecting medical treatment, and whether doctors should allow their patients to commit suicide. Doctors from the National Cancer Institute and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center discuss controversies created by modern medicine with C. Everett Koop, journalist Ellen Goodman, and others.
Director
David Deutsch
Performers
Moderator, Arthur Miller ; series host, Fred W. Friendly.
Release Date
1989
Run Time
57 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
  • With content drawn from literature, the Bible, European tradition and contemporary American problems, series promotes the use of the Socratic method to build analytical skills and think through ethical dilemmas.
  • Coordinated with "Ethics in America, published by Prentice-Hall, 1989.
Related Title
Ethics in America (Television program)
Series
Ethics in America
Series Statement
Ethics in America ; 4
ISBN
0897765265 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1989.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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