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Near death

Title
Near death [videorecording] / Exit Films, Inc. ; produced and directed by Frederick Wiseman.
Publication
Cambridge, MA : Zipporah Films, c1989.

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V.4 C.1Moving imageBy appointment only VTH 1966 N V.4 C.1 V.4 C.1Offsite
V.3 C.1Moving imageBy appointment only VTH 1966 N V.3 C.1 V.3 C.1Offsite
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Additional Authors
  • Wiseman, Frederick.
  • Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
  • Exit Films, Inc.
Description
4 videocassettes (358 min.) : sd., b&w.; 1/2 in.
Summary
The medical personnel at Boston's Beth Israel Medical Intensive Care Unit confronts death every day as they treat and make decisions about the terminally ill patients in their care. Presents the complex interrelationships among patients, their families, doctors, nurses, hospital staff and religious advisors as they navigate the intricate personal, ethical, medical, psychological and legal issues which arise when hospital personnel are forced to decide whether or not to give life-sustaining treatment to dying patients.
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Credits (note)
  • Photography, John Davey.
System Details (note)
  • VHS.
Title
Near death [videorecording] / Exit Films, Inc. ; produced and directed by Frederick Wiseman.
Imprint
Cambridge, MA : Zipporah Films, c1989.
System Details
VHS.
Credits
Photography, John Davey.
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Added Author
Wiseman, Frederick.
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
Exit Films, Inc.
Publisher No.
159 Zipporah Films
Branch Call Number
VTH 1966 N
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