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Medcom, inc

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Works: 2,391 works in 3,929 publications in 1 language and 39,359 library holdings
Genres: Methods 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: QP86, 616.2
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Most widely held works by Medcom, inc
Suctioning nasotracheal, oropharyngeal, & endotracheal techniques ( Visual )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 270 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
Nursing process and critical thinking critical thinking in the nursing process ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents beginning level concepts of critical thinking and their relationship to the nursing process. Delineates what critical thinking is and what it is not. Demonstrates the process of the critical examination of data and cues to health issues and patient-care problems that affect clinical judgment. Illustrates the thinking process employed to arrive at sound and valid patient-care decisions
Aging, the natural process ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 230 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
Assessment of respiratory distress in the pediatric patient ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 213 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
Caring for the postpartum patient ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 208 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
Developing Alternatives to Restraints ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in English and held by 208 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
Medicating children ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 205 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
Labor and delivery ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 201 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
Ostomy care ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the anatomy and physiology relevant to ileostomy and colostomy. Demonstrates pre and postoperative nursing care of the ostomy patient
Electronic fetal monitoring ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The labor and delivery nurse must be able to use effective monitoring systems in order to observe changes in the status of the fetus during labor. By understanding the latest monitoring techniques and equipment, including electronic fetal monitoring systems, the nurse can help to create a positive delivery outcome for her patients. This program focuses on the latest electronic fetal monitoring devices and practices."--disc case
Caring for the antepartum patient ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program focuses on the physiological and emotional changes a woman goes through during pregnancy, and includes information that can assist the nurse in caring and reassuring her pregnant patients. Patient history and prenatal care is also discussed
Gestational diabetes you're in control ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 187 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
Airway care tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 185 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
A Comprehensive geriatric assessment ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 177 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
When Someone You Love Suffers from Depression ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 173 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
Physical assessment of a child ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses general considerations and basic techniques for performing a through, gentle, physical exam of a child
Documenting care the charting process ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) This program reviews the fundamental techniques used in accurate charting and discusses confidentiality issues related to charting
Cleansing enema ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows methods of preparing the patient, preparing the enema solution, administering the enema, and caring for the patient after administration. Discusses both small- and large-volume enemas
Confidentiality who needs to know ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
(Producer) Describes the legal and ethical duty of all caregivers to safeguard the confidential information of the people they care for
Range of motion exercises theory and practice ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program explains the concepts 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
 
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controlled identity Medical Communications, inc.

M.E.D.C.O.M., inc.
Medcom/Trainex, Inc.
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English (137)