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DVDs @ NPC Library for Checkout
Being Mortal by
Call Number: R726.8 .F76 2015 (DVD)
Frontline teams up with writer and surgeon Atul Gawande to examine how doctors care for terminally ill patients
Born in the U.S.A. by Examines childbirth practices in this country, and raises important questions about technology, about social and other factors that impact our experiences of child birth, and about what constitutes best care. Length 57 mins.
Call Number: RG960 .B67 2007 (DVD)
Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies by
Call Number: RC275 .C36 2015 (DVD)
Presents a history of cancer, from ancient times to the present day. Includes stories of contemporary patients and examines the latest scientific research which might indicate that we are on the brink of a lasting cure.
Consider the conversation : a documentary on a taboo subject by "Consider the Conversation" examines multiple perspectives on end-of-life care and includes interviews with patients, family members, doctors, nurses, clergy, social workers, and national experts from across the country" 2 DVDs.
Call Number: R726.8 .C36 2011 and 2014 (DVD)
The Forgotten Plague
Call Number: RA649 .F67 2015 (DVD)
Historians and scientists discuss the widespread outbreak of tuberculosis that existed during the early nineteenth century.
The Mysterious Human Heart
Call Number: QP112 .M97 2007 (DVD)
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. 3 DVDs 180 mins.
The human body : how we fail, how we heal by
Call Number: QP34.5 .G666 2007 (DVD)
These lectures provide a viewer with tools to understand diseases and injuries and the body's reaction to them. Checkout for 1 month.