Posts Tagged ‘nurses’

The Doctors Are In

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

RemingtonWhen City Hospital premiered in 1952, it set off the medical genre for prime time television.  Naturally, shows about medical implications offer drama that, in the right hands, captivate audiences.

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Battle Scars of the Mind

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

On M*A*S*H, surgeons at Mobile Army Surgical Hospital 4077th bandaged limbs, tended to wounds, and operated on soldiers torn apart by grenades, bullets, and shrapnel during the Korean War.  Beyond the physical wounds, though, were mental injuries.  To treat them, the 4077th called in their secret weapon.  Dr. Sidney Freedman, played by Allan Arbus.

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