Doctors' orders

United Kingdom, 1976

Film
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Episode of Series “World in action”.
After the publication of a report on prescribing in general practice, the program looks at the reasons for over-prescribing and talks to several general practitioners who feel they are being pressurised by both patients and drug companies into this expensive and potentially dangerous situation.

Credits

producer

Colin Richards

production company

Granada International Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:27:27:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

32470

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pharmaceutical ethics

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Pharmaceutical industry

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Drug abuse - Social aspects

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Pharmaceutical ethics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drug abuse - Social aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Drugs

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medication abuse

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pharmaceutical ethics

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Physicians

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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