Life and health: the heart attack

United States, 1972

Film
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The film opens with an extremely effective presentation of what it is like to have a heart attack. The structure and function of the heart are then discussed. Three most common forms of heart attack and their causes are examined in detail through an imaginative use of cinematic techniques. The relationship of cholesterol to heart attack is given major emphasis.

Credits

production company

CRM Educational Films

producer/director

Norman Siegel

Duration

00:26:10:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1972

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013211

Language

English

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → United States - Social conditions

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Body, Human

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cardiac resuscitation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cardiovascular system

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cholesterol

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Causes and theories of causation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Heart - Anatomy

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Heart - Diseases

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Human physiology

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical emergencies

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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