Children's Hospital : Society (2002)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Issues, Medicine, Social Issues  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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"Society" (Part 4) follows children as they pay the price for inner-city social woes. ER social worker Gail Brodkey investigates several cases of suspected child abuse. And in the neonatal ICU, Dr. Jimmy Collins counsels teen parents about their daughter, a preemie who must spend two months in intensive care. Also: a girl with brain damage whose mother suffered a ruptured uterus. Elsewhere at Children's Memorial, a 10-year-old who was born with AIDS also has kidney failure and needs a transplant. Sherry Stringfield narrates.

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behind-the-scenes, case-study, childhood-illnesses, children's-hospital, health-care-system, medical-treatment, pediatrics