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Coma Treatment #88415

ABC Evening News for Monday, Dec 03, 1984
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Peter Jennings

(Oakhurst, New Jersey) Possible new treatment for coma patients, intense multisensory stimulation, examined; Terrence Fagan's case cited as example [Dennis FAGAN - recalls doctor's options.] Treatment process explained, demonstrated. [Janice FAGAN - describes son's improvement.] [Dr. Mihai DIMANCESCU - explains physiological basis of multisensory stimulation.] Coma patient Michael Moretti's mother noted undergoing training for his treatment. [Former coma patient Robin ZINTRON - praises Dimancescu program for her recovery.] [Dr. Allan ROPPER - dismisses Dimancescu's results.] Cost to Fagans so far noted. [Janice FAGAN - couldn't let her son die.]
REPORTER: Phyllis Haynes

Haynes, Phyllis;
Jennings, Peter

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