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Title Great Ormond Street : decisions for life
Published Melbourne, Victoria : Informit EduTV, 2013
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Description 1 streaming video (60 minutes) : colour, sound
Summary Focuses on the work of Great Ormond Street's cardiothoracic department as they treat newborn babies with complex heart problems. Many are diagnosed before they are even born and improvements in surgical techniques mean that more of these babies are surviving. Short term survival rates are on the rise however a long life expectancy is the real measure of success. Surgeons and doctors, together with parents, must decide whether or not to embark on difficult surgery knowing that in some cases the outcomes remain uncertain
Notes Close captions available
Performer Narrator: Steven Mackintosh
Notes Rated: PG
Originally produced : A Films of Record production, A Ten Alps Company for BBC, ©Films of Record MMXII
Subject Hospital for Sick Children (London, England)
Heart -- Surgery.
Heart -- Abnormalities -- Surgery.
Pediatric cardiology.
Therapeutics, Surgical.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Mackintosh, Steven, narrator
Informit EduTV, distributor
Other Titles Decisions for life