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Medcom, inc

Overview
Works: 2,888 works in 5,005 publications in 1 language and 43,052 library holdings
Genres: Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Internet videos  Film excerpts  Educational films  Film clips  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Short films  Programmed instructional materials  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Producer, prn, fds
Classifications: QP86, 615.58
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Most widely held works by Medcom, inc
The respiratory system( Visual )

56 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This instructional video, from the Anatomy and Physiology series produced by MedCom, Inc., is about muscle contractions
Cultural awareness in healthcare( Visual )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This instructional video, from the Cultural Awareness in Healthcare series produced by MedCom, Inc., is about the twelfth CLAS standard, which is about maintaining community demographic profiles and conducting needs assessments for medical care
Basic clinical skills( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This update of Medcom's classic basic skills program demonstrates and describes the process for performing a urethral catheterization. Both intermittent straight catheters and indwelling retention catheters and [i.e. are] shown and discussed. The need for patient education and patient support during catheterization is emphasized. The techniques for performing catheter care and removal of a catheter are also shown and discussed"--Original container
Normal heart sounds( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program focuses on cardiac auscultation, or listening to the heart, a skill that can be lost without review and practice. It will review the anatomy and physiology of the heart and the sounds it produces as it works
Medical errors( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program describes best practice recommendations from the Joint Commission that nurses can put in place in their own day-to-day activities. This includes ways to increase patient involvement and education so that they can make a difference and protect themselves from medication errors."--Container
Nursing process and critical thinking : critical thinking in the nursing process( Visual )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the nursing process as a system for planning nursing care. Using a realistic patient care scenario, the five steps of the nursing process are identified and described as a student nurse and her professional colleagues work to improve a patient's care. Those steps are: assessment, analysis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Also includes techniques of therapeutic communication with the patient, family member, and nursing staff
Airway care : tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on aspects of safe, effective management of the patient with an artificial airway through a review of airway physiology and demonstrations in the actual clinical environment. Tracheostomy tube care is illustrated from equipment and supply set-up through cleansing and replacement
Aging, the natural process( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This program takes a look at the changes that occur naturally to the various systems of the human body as a person ages, and describes actions that can be taken to maximize and maintain functionality. Topics include: Cardiovascular system, respiratory system, musculoskeletal system, central nervous system, gastrointestinal system, genitourinary system, integumentary system, touch and pain, vision, hearing and emotions
Auscultation of breath sounds( Visual )

21 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breath sounds offer important and often diagnostic information about many health conditions related to pulmonary function. This program will cover the qualities of breath sounds, abnormal breath sounds, plus some of their associated conditions and how to document your findings. Because auscultation is a subjective assessment breath sounds are described using terminology standardized by the American Thoracic Society
Suctioning : nasotracheal, oropharyngeal, & endotracheal techniques( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An update of Medcom's classic suctioning course, this program demonstrates and describes current practices and techniques to provide nurses with an understanding of nasotrachael, oropharyngeal and both open and closed in-line endotracheal suctioning, and the indications for the use of each
A Comprehensive geriatric assessment( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program provides a comprehensive overview of how to perform a thorough assessment of the geriatric patient. It includes step-by-step guidance on taking a health history, performing a functional assessment, conducting a physical examination, assessing mental status, and taking a medication inventory
The Basics of oxygen administration( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program describes the basics of administering oxygen to patients. It describes the use of both high and low flow delivery devices such as nasal cannula, simple masks, venturi masks and non-rebreather masks. Nursing considerations, infection control measures and safety measures are also described
Antipsychotic agents( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the medication used to alleviate psychotic symptoms. Re-enactments illustrate positive and negative symptoms of schizophrenia. Presents commonly prescribed agents used in treatment
Caring for the postpartum patient( Visual )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the physiological, psychological and emotional changes a woman goes through during the postpartum period. Discusses the importance of emotional support and patient education during the postpartum phase of care
Range of motion exercises : theory & practice( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Limitation of joint mobility is a serious complication for bedridden patients and residents, and can result in contractures and permanent deformities. These conditions may be prevented by a consistent program of Range of MotionExercises. This program explains the concept and principles of range of motion exercise, and describes the necessary steps involved in planning an individualized exercise program. Range of Motion exercises for all major body joints are demonstrated in supine, prone and sidelying positions
Assessment of respiratory distress in the pediatric patient( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers early recognition of respiratory distress and failure, the dynamics of the pediatric airway, respiratory mechanics, complete respiratory physical assessment, normal breathing patterns in infants and children, anatomy and physiology of the pediatric respiratory system, and the evaluation of severity of respiratory distress
Confidentiality : HIPAA today( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes some of the practical changes that have come about in recent years to help maintain confidentiality in healthcare
Labor and delivery( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the nursing assessments and responsibilities required from the time a woman is admitted to the labor and delivery unit, through her labor, delivery and recovery
Cardiac auscultation : the process of basic cardiac auscultation( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with a thorough understanding of auscultation techniques and practices, including the basic process of cardiac auscultation, identifying landmarks where cardiac sounds can best be heard, proper positioning of the patient and how to record observations
Preventing medication errors : Prescription for patient safety( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After completing this course, the learner should be able to understand and describe medication errors; the five "rights" of administering medications; a "systems approach" to preventing medication errors; and the nurse's role in preventing medication errors
 
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controlled identityMedical Communications, inc.

M.E.D.C.O.M., inc.

Medcom/Trainex, Inc.

Languages
English (283)