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Coma [videorecording] : [four case studies] / HBO Documentary Films presents ; a Moxie Firecracker Production ; produced and directed by Liz Garbus ; produced by Rory Kennedy [and] Jed Rothstein.

Garbus, Liz. (Film director, Film producer). Kennedy, Rory. (Film producer). Rothstein, Jed. (Film producer). Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) (Production company). HBO Documentary Films. (Production company). Moxie Firecracker Films, Inc. (Production company).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Library Reserve Desk DVD 6342 37684001084547 Reserve Closet Not holdable Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419865169
  • ISBN: 1419865161
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (103 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Subtitle from container.
Faculty reserve.
Material for MTH-515.
Special features: "The case of Willie Hicks", a supplemental piece that examines the recovery of a fifth patient at JFK Medical Center.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Editor, Karen H. Sim ; photography, Daniel B. Gold, Tom Hurwitz ; music, Thomas Rutishauser.
Participant or Performer Note:
Participants: Al'Khan Edwards, Joseph Giacino, Roxanne Guzman, Sean Reilly.
Summary, etc.:
Explores the mysteries of the injured brain and its ability to heal. The special goes inside a top U.S. medical facility for the treatment of head trauma and follows four coma survivors over the course of a year. Includes film not originally featured.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD format.
Language Note:
English or Spanish soundtracks; closed captioned.
Subject: Coma > Treatment > Case studies.
Medical ethics > Case studies.
Coma > Patients > Family relationships > Case studies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Brain damage > Patients.
Loss of consciousness.

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