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Title MDA : Medical Defence Australia. The certainty.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store VID  791.4572 MDA  VHS video cassette    AVAILABLE
Physical description 1 videocassette (VHS) (53 minutes) : sound, colour ; 1/2 in.
1/2 in.
polychrome rdacc
Series MDA (Television program)
MDA (Television program)
Notes Off-air recording of the ABC program broadcast 13/08/02. Copied under Part 5A of the Copyright Act 1968.
Credits Created by Greg Haddrick and Des Monaghan ; written by John O'Brien ; director, Ray Argall ; series producer, Riccardo Pellizzeri ; producer, Greg Haddrick.
Summary A fictitious medical/legal drama series. MDA is a medico-legal organization that exists to defend doctors and where necessary compensate patients. The MDA team must unravel the facts in situations where intentions have been tangled and the truth is debatable. In this episode, a patient loses her sight after eye surgery. The patient's right to know all risks associated with surgery are viewed from the medical and legal perspective.
Other author Armstrong, Kerry.
Bourne, Shane.
Subject Negligence -- Australia -- Drama.
Legal drama.
Trials (Malpractice) -- Australia -- Drama.
Informed consent (Medical law) -- Australia.
Medical errors -- Australia -- Drama.
Physicians -- Malpractice -- Australia -- Drama.
Physician and patient -- Australia -- Drama.
Communication in medicine -- Australia -- Drama.
Variant Title Medical Defence Australia.
MDA, the certainty.