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Frontline: Facing Death
     

Frontline: Facing Death

 
This documentary from the news magazine series Frontline explores the controversial topics of life extension, assisted suicide, living wills, and other intersections of life, death, and medicine. Discussing the issues with experts as well as patients, the film weighs in on the ethical consequences of "pulling the plug," even at the request of the dying.

Overview

This documentary from the news magazine series Frontline explores the controversial topics of life extension, assisted suicide, living wills, and other intersections of life, death, and medicine. Discussing the issues with experts as well as patients, the film weighs in on the ethical consequences of "pulling the plug," even at the request of the dying.

Product Details

Release Date:
02/08/2011
UPC:
0841887013901
Original Release:
2010
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
70,461

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Disc #1 -- Frontline: Facing Death
1. Introduction [2:30]
2. The Way We Die [7:54]
3. Extending Life... Or Prolonging Death [8:15]
4. The Great Uncertainty [8:39]
5. Talking About The End Of Life [12:34]
6. Modern Medicine's Trade Offs [12:56]
7. Credits [1:46]

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