Das Schweigen der Ärzte


Doctors make mistakes, as every man does. However, doctors’ mistakes are almost always covered by silence. The result: patients who simply want to talk openly have to go to court, because they encounter a wall of silence. This documentary by Klaus Balzer examines the reasons for such silence, and seeks to find answers on how to improve communication between doctors and patients.

Klaus Balzer Andreas Stonawski Hardo Moritz Jörg Kunkel Moritz Widmann May to June 2008 Lutzhorn, Hamburg, Köln, Karlsruhe 22.09.2008, 11 p.m., NDR NDR
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