A Delicate Balance

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Great Ormond Street, Series 2 Episode 4 of 6

Duration: 1 hour

This episode follows the intensive care and respiratory doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital as they deal with difficult ethical decisions.

Modern medicine means that most children who come here will get better and leave within a short time but some are so complex that they become dependent on technology to keep them alive. Parents and doctors must weigh up when to keep relying on technology, and when it is no longer right to continue treatment.


Jonathan Taylor
Series Producer
Simon Gilchrist
Series Producer
Simon Gilchrist


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