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Television dramas are a source of medical education

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 01 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:0309313
  1. Upasana Tayal1
  1. 1London

Television audiences demand factual accuracy from medical dramas because they learn emergency medical skills while they watch, says a new report commissioned by the Broadcasting Standards Commission. The report looks at the way drama series act as vehicles for social comment and public information; the report reviews how accurately such programming portrays its featured …

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