Frontline Medicine (2011)


Genre: Documentary

Plot: Michael Mosley investigates how modern warfare has accelerated the development of medical innovations, beginning at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, where medics have achieved the highest survival rates in the history of military combat. He also visits hospitals across America to witness technological advances that have the potential to save the lives of thousands of civilians and soldiers. Michael Mosley discovers that, though the warzones of Afghanistan have the highest survival rate in the history of combat, many soldiers and civilians still suffer from severe, life-changing injuries. He examines how medical technology is helping them rebuild their lives through advances including mind-controlled prosthetics, face transplants and spare body parts. Read More



Episode 2: Rebuilding Lives
Episode 1: Survival