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Frontline: Season 1984

1984x21 Better Off Dead?

  • 1984-11-21T02:00:00Z on PBS
  • 60 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary, News

Frontline goes inside the hospitals where every day doctors, lawyers, and parents face the agonizing choice: how far do we go with medical treatment for infants born so physically and mentally damaged that they have no hope of leading normal lives? Several intimate case histories are examined, as are the politics of recent legal decisions and government rules relating to the medical care for critically ill babies.

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