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A Question of Life or Death


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The Brain Death Debate with Ludovic Kennedy
' The identification of brain death means that the patient is dead, whether or not the function of some organs ... is still maintained by artificial means.'
"The code of practice that we follow ... offers complete protection to the public.'
"... criticisms of the Code are sufficient to bring it ... into general disrepute.'
'We are now getting torn-up Kidney Donor Cards being sent back ...' (HEALTH MINISTER) Four quotes from the row that has raged ever since Panorama asked ' Transplants: Are the Donors Really Dead?' At stake - the British definition of death and the success of the transplant programme. Tonight two teams of doctors present their arguments for and against the British Code of Practice and then debate these vital issues.
Studio director ANN MORLEY Producers


Unknown: Ludovic Kennedy
Director: Ann Morley
Unknown: Victor Marmion
Producer: Christopher Capron

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A Question of Life or Death

BBC One London, 19 February 1981 22.20

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