436: Sickness on the Silver Screen

In this episode, Dr's J, Santhosh, and Ward discuss representation of medicine in movies. Along the way, they cover the show ER, newborns in film, SAG birth memberships, birth goop and placenta juice, Pulp Fiction and chest needles, defibrillators and shockable rhythms, crisis grooming, CPR survival rates, the worst film cpr ever performed, cardiac thumps, Million Dollar Baby and ventilators, intraoperative awareness, bullet wounds and more! So sit back as we take a deep cut of movie medicine!

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