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Title The Surgeon and the Soldier / / Director: Roach, David
Published Australia : SBS, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (53 min. 20 sec.) ; 310553289 bytes
Summary This is the story of leading Australian surgeon, Associate Professor Munjed Al Muderis, who has pioneered osseointegration surgery, a controversial procedure for amputees. Munjed sets out to change the life of a young British soldier, a double amputee who has fought a David and Goliath battle with the British military to get the procedure done by Munjed in Australia. Munjed has had his own battles within the medical fraternity and more dramatically with the Australian authorities. Whilst now a leading, pioneering surgeon, Munjed is a refugee who arrived in Australia by boat and experienced the horrors of detention. Munjed is determined to realise his ambition, to make a half man, half robot and by achieving his lifelong dream to give back to as many people as possible: their mobility
Notes Closed captioning in English
Event Broadcast 2017-04-24 at 20:30:00
Notes Classification: M
Subject Amputees -- Psychology.
Medical care.
Osseointegrated dental implants.
Physician and patient -- Psychological aspects.
Prosthesis -- Design and construction.
Somatotypes -- Psychological aspects.
Australia.
Form Streaming video
Author Piper, Allsa, cast
Roach, David, director