Title: The elective surgery story: waiting, going to hospital, coming home strong
Authors: Department of Health
Publisher: NT Government
Issue Date: 2010
Abstract: This DVD will help educate Aboriginal patients prior to their trip into hospital. It will inform patients about what to expect, their rights and responsibilities and the services that they are entitled to during their stay in hospital. – container. On these four DVDs is recorded the same video with audio in 8 Aboriginal languages and English. Briefly the story is that of a young man who injures his leg while playing football and is admitted to Alice Springs Hospital for assessment and treatment. Health services staff explain the process of treatment to him. Main menu: At the football, Seeing the special doctor, Your rights, Waiting for your operation, Finding out about your operation, Travelling, Checking you’re OK for your operation, Day of operation, After your operation, Leaving hospital. Video segment VTS_02_0.VOB (24 min. 18 sec.) is narrated in English. The eight Aboriginal languages are listed below. Language names are taken from the labels of the four DVDs: Burrada, Murinh Patha, Dhanbarrpuyngu, Arrente, Walpiri, Pitjantjara, Gurindji, Waramungu.
Description: Cast: Jeremiah Baker, Janet Turner, Sheena Turner. Only the English language versions of this video have been copied to ePublications. The Health Libraries at Alice Springs, Darwin, Katherine and Nhulunbuy have copies of the 4 video set with versions in Burrada, Murinh Patha, Dhanbarrpuyngu, Arrente, Walpiri, Pitjantjara, Gurindji, and Waramungu.
Subjects: Elective surgery;Aboriginal people;Communication;Hospitals;Culture;Alice Springs
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10137/599
Appears in Collections:Open Access Collection

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