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Medcom, inc

Works: 2,172 works in 4,295 publications in 1 language and 40,589 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Science films  Popular works  Atlases  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Producer, prn, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 610.73
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Most widely held works by Medcom, inc
The respiratory system by Elaine Nicpon Marieb( Visual )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the components of the respiratory system, discussing the respiratory organs and their function
Caring for the postpartum patient( Visual )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 392 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
Basic clinical skills( Visual )

26 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With emphasis given to the patient's need for continued emotional support and patient teaching, this program explains and demonstrates urethral catheterization for both male and female patients
Suctioning Oropharyngeal and Endotracheal Techniques( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 339 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 nasotracheal, oropharyngeal and both open and closed in-line endotracheal suctioning, and the indications for the use of each
Developing Alternatives to Restraints( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Any use of restraints on a medical patient or a facility resident must take place with an awareness of the potential consequences, which are legal, ethical, and psychological in nature. This program provides information on alternatives to physical or drug-based restraints. Outlining the legal parameters of restraint use and its link to depression and withdrawal, the video also points out its benefits (such as enabling a debilitated patient to sit up) as well as the important role of an interdisciplinary assessment team. Alternative strategies include improving communication, modifying delivery of care, modifying the care environment, and using devices designed to minimize patient impact. Dramatized case studies help illustrate these concepts
When Someone You Love Suffers from Depression( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You feel like your world is caving in on you. There's no future. There's no hope." Drawing upon talks with patients and family members as well as interviews with medical and mental health professionals, this award-winning program explains how concerned individuals can help a person struggling with depression. Factual information validates the condition as a bona fide physical illness rather than a mood that a person can "just snap out of," while stories of patients and their loved ones offer insights into how depression has impacted their lives and how, ultimately, they got the help they needed to overcome it
Assessment of the newborn gestational age and newborn reflexes by Rosalie Rothenberg( Visual )

10 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newborns have unique anatomy and physiologic characteristics that need to be assessed at birth. Nurses with limited or no experience in the obstetrical environment need to be made aware of these unique characteristics in order to perform a competent evaluation of a newborn's health. This series provides nurses with the information they need, and demonstrates the skills necessary, to perform a comprehensive assessment of the newborn child. In the process of this discussion, both the assessment of neuromuscular maturity and that of physical maturity are examined. As the infant is assessed, reference is made to the system developed by Dr. Jeanne Ballard. The program concludes with a presentation of 13 newborn reflexes. UPDATED INFO: The section on Assessing Neurological Reflexes has been revised
Gestational diabetes you're in control by Judy Grisell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reassuring mothers-to-be that gestational diabetes is a common, although serious, complication in pregnancy, this program presents facts and dispels myths about the condition while offering in-depth guidance for coping with it. Four dramatized case studies feature women who overcame gestational diabetes with help from professional health care providers. Viewers will learn how to work with a nutritionist to create a meal plan that regulates carbohydrate intake; how to self-administer, interpret, and record blood tests using a glucose meter that displays plasma equivalents; how to implement daily exercise and, if necessary, self-administer insulin shots; how to reduce physical and emotional stress; how to create a daily record of meal times, calorie intake, exercise, baby kick counts, and more; and how to make health and lifestyle choices to avoid developing full diabetes later in life
Nursing process and critical thinking critical thinking in the nursing process( Visual )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 254 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
Nutrition screening identifying the hidden signs of nutritional risk( Visual )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Nutrition screening provides a way to identify individuals at risk for nutritional problems. This program explains the importance of nutrition screening as it relates to home healthcare patients
Nasogastric intubation, balloon gastrostomy tube replacement( Visual )

19 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents step-by-step procedures for performing nasogastric intubation
Bloodborne safety universal precautions, standard precautions, and needlestick prevention in acute care( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video has been developed to help nurses and other healthcare workers become more familiar with Universal Precautions and the most recent revisions to OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
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
Airway care tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 219 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
Medicating children by Susan E Parker( Visual )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Administering medication to children is a unique challenge requiring specialized knowledge and skills. Each child's age, background, and level of physical and psychosocial development must be considered, and the administration process tailored to meet these particular needs. In addition, children are particularly vulnerable to medication errors. This video will address general considerations for administering pediatric medications and present important guidelines to help prevent medication errors. Techniques for administering intermuscular and subcutaneous injections, as well as oral, rectal, otic, ophthalmic, and nasal medications will be presented, with emphasis on using appropriate strategies for children of different development levels."--Container
Preventing medication errors( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 208 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
Assessment of respiratory distress in the pediatric patient( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers early recognition of respiratory distress and failure, the dynamics of the pediatric airway, normal breathing patterns in infants and children, and the evaluation of severity of respiratory distress
The Basics of oxygen administration( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 197 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
When someone you love has schizophrenia( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with caring for a loved one with schizophrenia, family members may feel isolated in their efforts to cope. This program offers caregivers information and support through interviews with patients and their families-people who, like themselves, are dealing with a complex and devastating medical condition. In addition, medical professionals address the following topics: schizophrenia as a biological illness, symptoms and myths of schizophrenia, diagnosis and treatment, hallucinations, medication side effects, and taking care of the caretaker. Scenarios that illustrate how a caretaker can handle common schizoid situations are included. Honest; compassionate
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M.E.D.C.O.M., inc.

Medcom/Trainex, Inc.

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