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A spark of nerve - restoring movement to paralyzed limbs

Label
A spark of nerve - restoring movement to paralyzed limbs
Title
A spark of nerve - restoring movement to paralyzed limbs
Contributor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dr. Susan E. Mackinnon is a plastic surgeon whose pioneering work in nerve transfer surgery is restoring movement to limbs that many doctors believe to be permanently paralyzed. Loren was 15 when she was brutally stabbed five times, severing the nerves in her neck. Michael faced a similar, dead-end diagnosis after a freak chain saw accident paralyzed his arm. Chelsey survived a horrific late-night car accident, but her arm is also now useless. A Spark of Nerve follows the charismatic Mackinnon and several of these patients for three years as their emotional stories unfold--from trauma and disappointment to hope and finally joy, as freedom of movement is slowly regained. Mackinnon is committed to sharing her groundbreaking surgical "recipes" and is creating a military funded teaching website for all surgeons anywhere in the world. With rare access, we visit the Walter Reed Peripheral Nerve Clinic in Maryland to see how nerve transfers are being used to help wounded soldiers returning from the Middle East conflicts. A SPARK OF NERVE will inspire the millions with nerve injuries to not lose hope and to seek out these little known but life-changing surgeries
Cataloging source
UtOrKAN
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Fogline Features in 2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schaller, Linda
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
77
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Quadriplegia
  • Paralysis
Technique
live action
Label
A spark of nerve - restoring movement to paralyzed limbs
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/206995
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1206994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files, approximately 78 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1206994
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)953383502
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
A spark of nerve - restoring movement to paralyzed limbs
Link
http://austinpl.kanopystreaming.com/node/206995
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
kan1206994
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (4 video files, approximately 78 minutes)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1206994
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
(OCoLC)953383502
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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