One of a series of short, open-ended dramas designed to stimulate discussion of values and ethics in relation to modern medical technology. An elderly woman, bedridden and with a history of strokes, refuses medical attention and creates a dilemma for the hospital's staff. Should she be allowed to die as she wishes or should everything possible be done to preserve life?
Pedagogical evaluations and study guides are only available to CAMPUS subscribers.
Features designed specifically for teachers. Learn more
Already subscribed? Sign in
Discussions in Bioethics: The Old Person's Friend, Annie O'Donoghue, provided by the National Film Board of Canada