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Pathology: The Hidden Science That’s Saving Lives

Synopsis
An overview of the wide range of activities that come under the heading of pathology, including cause and efffect of disease, AIDS research, organ transplantation, blood transfusion, causes of heart disease, and the safety of drugs and chemicals in the environment. Interviews pathologists working in a wide range of fields, including Dr John Northover on the management of histopathology in cancer, Professor Robert Williamson on the identification of genetic disrorders, and Dr Milice Brozovic on testing for sickle cell anaemia.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 14 min.
Year of production
1993
Availability
Sale
Notes
Reviewed by John A Barker in ‘Journal of Biological Education’, Vol 27 No 2 (1994).
Documentation
Accompanying booklet.
Uses
Careers teachers, science teachers, students.
Subjects
Education; Medical sciences
Keywords
careers guidance; pathology

Credits

Producer
Alec Hall-Shaw
Cast
Jonathan Miller 

Production Company

Name

Procom

Sponsor

Name

Royal College of Pathologists

Distributor

Name

Procom

Phone
01734 770655
Fax
01734 770612
Address
Winnersh
Woking
Berks
RG11 5AS

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