Bypass: the story of a patient

United States, 1982

Film
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The true story of a heart patient from the advanced stages of his disease where coronary bypass surgery is his only alternative. The surgery is shown as is his convalescence. The film gives viewers a firsthand look at what is involved in bypass surgery and helps to alleviate fears.

Credits

producer/director

David H. Elkind

production company

Elkind Productions

Language

English

Duration

00:44:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33353

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cardiovascular patients - Rehabilitation

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

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

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Operations - Surgical

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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