Living Death (1996)

Film details

  • Director

    Isabelle Rosin

  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    1996

  • Type

    Television

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Synopsis

Looks at new treatments for patients in a persistent vegetative state. Focuses on the case of Geoffrey Wildsmith who was misdiagnosed as being PVS. He had awoken from his coma but was totally paralysed and unable to communicate. After two years he was transferred and it was found he could communicate by using a buzzer connected to a highly sensitive pressure-switch.

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