Man who bypassed death

Canada, 1980

TV show
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Episode of Series “W5”.
Follows John Duffy through open heart surgery. Without the surgery he would have died within the year. The multiple by-pass operation now-a-days has a low failure rate, but it is still a frightening experience. Duffy and his doctor share their doubts and fears through each stage in the procedure.

Credits

production company

CTV Television Network

Duration

00:11:48:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1980

Appears in

W5

Group of items

W5

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

015228

Language

English

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Television programs

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Canada - Social conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Television broadcasting - Social aspects

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Hospitals - Sociological aspects

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Patient care

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Public health - Canada

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

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Medical technology

Television

Television → Television programs

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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