by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.
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Code Black (season 2, episode 3) revolved around a bus crash. The team captain, a promising athlete, has a crushed leg and requires a leg amputation. His father initially refuses to consent, stating that he can’t destroy his son’s dreams. He later tells the doctor that he is okay with the needed surgery but he can’t be the one to make the decision.…
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