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Title The mysterious human heart [videorecording] / co-production of David Grubin Productions and Thirteen/WNET New York in association with WETA Washington, D.C

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : Ambrose Video, [2007]
2007
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport Video/DVD  DVD MYSTERIOUS 1    AVAILABLE  Blue Dot Collection - ... (CLICK FOR MORE)
 CCRI-Newport Video/DVD  DVD MYSTERIOUS 2    AVAILABLE  Blue Dot Collection - ... (CLICK FOR MORE)
 CCRI-Newport Video/DVD  DVD MYSTERIOUS 3    AVAILABLE  Blue Dot Collection - ... (CLICK FOR MORE)
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT QP112 .M97 2007  v.1    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT QP112 .M97 2007  v.2    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Audio-Visual  AV DEPT QP112 .M97 2007  v.3    AVAILABLE
Descript 3 videodiscs (180 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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Note Filmed in high definition
"An exploration into the body's most vital organ, as seen on Public Television"--Container cover
"A series by David Grubin Productions"--Container cover
Contents [Disc 1] Episode 1. Endlessly beating -- [Disc 2] Episode 2. Spark of life -- [Disc 3] Episode 3. Silent killer
Note Episode 1 : producer/writer, Thomas Jennings ; episode 2 : Producer/writer, David Murdock ; episode 3. producer/writer, David Grubin
DVD; stereo, 5.1 surround sound
Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
Each of the three programs that make up "The mysterious human heart focuses on a different aspect of what we thought we knew, what we know now, and what we're on the verge of learning about the heart. This material is presented through the real-life dramas of people who suddenly learn that a normal, functioning heart is not something that can be taken for granted. In Episode 1. we examine the heart as a muscle - pumping more than 100,000 times a day, pushing approximately five quarts of blood on an endless path delivering oxygen to every cell in the human body. This hour tells the story of the normal heart thought the histories of three people with end-stage heart failure, where a pump may be a temporary remedy, but in the long term, a transplant is often a necessity. In Episode 2, a look at the physiological electrical mechanism that keep a heart beating regularly and efficiently and what happens when this most essential rhythm of life goes awry. In episode 3, the focus is on atherosclerosis, the silent blockage of the coronary arteries, which can trigger devastating and sometimes fatal heart attacks
LC subject Heart -- Study and teaching
Heart -- Diseases -- Diagnosis
Heart -- Diseases -- Prevention
Heart -- Diseases -- Risk factors
Atherosclerosis
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Add Author Jennings, Thomas A
Murdock, David
Grubin, David
David Grubin Productions
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Ambrose Video Publishing
ISBN/ISSN 739815003950
739815003974
739815003981
739815003998