Misleading cases

Australia, 1982

Film
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A dramatised film of a lecture to medical students. Professor Bruce Kerr shows the ethical dilemma in dealing with cases, of not diagnosing the medical problem correctly. Doctors should look not only at the symptoms presented by the patients but also at their social situation which may also reveal the cause. He points out that medicine is the art of insight into the human condition. (Contains footage of Northcote and University of Melbourne.)

Credits

production company

Film Victoria

producer

Russell Porter

Duration

00:13:12:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1982

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015495

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Docudrama

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social problems

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Medicine - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medicine - Study and teaching

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Australia

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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