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Discussions in Bioethics: Critical Choice

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One of a series of short, open-ended dramas designed to stimulate discussion of values and ethics in relation to modern medical technology. The film considers the cost of high-risk organ transplants and the allocation of scarce medical resources. A child is in need of a liver transplant. The child has only a 40% chance of surviving with the transplant, but a 100% chance of dying without it. How should society's limited medical dollars be spent?

1985, 12 min 32 s

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Prizes awarded to each of the eight films in the series - Category: Health and Medicine
Golden Gate Awards Competition & International Film Festival
March 25 1987 to April 4 2087, San Francisco - USA