Westeinde - Dilemma's in een ziekenhuis

Ireen van Ditshuyzen Short documentary - 1998 - 150 min.

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In a hospital, doctors, nursing staff, patients and their families are confronted every day with many dilemmas. These are not purely medical, such as making the correct diagnosis and deciding on the best therapy. The aggression of patients, cultural differences and language problems can stand in the way of the right treatment. Westeinde shows all this from the inside, especially behind the scenes of the intensive care and neurology departments. It looks at how decisions are made, the criteria they are based on and who or what tipped the scales.


Script Marina Alings
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Gusta van Eijk
Charles Kersten
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