A dramatization about a young physician's training in obstetrics at a hospital in Chicago, Illinois
United States USA Date:1940 Duration:6 min 50 sec Sound:Yes
Film 'The Fight for Life' dramatizes experience of a physician in obstetric practice at a Chicago hospital. View of engraved stone reading: City Hospital, 1932, over archway, at entrance to a Chicago hospital. Medical staff walk in hallway. A nurse enters maternity center where doctors stand beside a woman in labor on a table.The principal doctor monitors the fetus heartbeat. The mother becomes stressed and the anesthesiolgist helps her. Physician places newborn infant on cart and nurse rolls it away. View of baby. Nurse and doctors attending the mother express alarm over her blood pressure.They administer oxygen and several doses of medicine by hypodermic. But the patient dies. One of the attending physicians (Dr. O'Donnell) is clearly moved by the event, and seems deep in thought as he leaves the hospital, not even noticing the receptionist who bids him good evening as he passes her.
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