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Medcom, inc

Works: 2,902 works in 5,004 publications in 1 language and 43,055 library holdings
Genres: Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Film excerpts  Educational films  Film clips  Medical films (Motion pictures)  Short films  Programmed instructional materials  Science films 
Roles: Producer, prn, fds
Classifications: QP86, 610.73
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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 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a basic introduction to the components of the nervous system appropriate for high school students, junior college and vocation schools. Includes descriptions of: nerouns and neuroglia; the components of the central nervous system; the components of the peripheral nervous system; brain and spinal cord function; somatic and autonomic nervous system functions; the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system
Basic clinical skills( Visual )

24 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 340 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 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information about the rate and rhythm of the heart, valve functioning and possible anatomical defects. It requires knowledge of what heart sounds are normal and a methodical approach with careful attention to the sounds produced during the cardiac cycle. This program provides nurses and other healthcare professionals with a thorough understanding of the various normal heart sounds, and examples of these sounds to provide a basis for differentiating normal and abnormal sounds
Cultural awareness in healthcare( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the importance of cultural awareness in the healthcare field. Explains some of the cultural differences that exist among patient populations. Explains the components of several key models to foster cultural awareness within the healthcare system
Preventing medication errors( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and held by 258 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 239 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
Airway care : tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maintaining airway patency and preventing infection are two primary concerns when providing care to the patient with a tracheostomy tube. Other needs are caring for the stoma, providing some form of effective communication, and providing emotional support. With fresh new graphics and updated information, this new edition of Medcom's classic course on tracheostomy care continues to provide a strong foundation on the essentials of direct airway care. Objectives: After completing this course, the learner should be able to: Describe the function of a tracheostomy tube - Explain the procedure for cleaning and changing the inner cannula - Describe care for the stoma - Describe the procedure for changing a tracheostomy tube - Identify complications associated with over-inflation of a soft cuff - Describe the preferred procedure for maintaining adequate cuff pressure
Aging, the natural process( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 222 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 209 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
A Comprehensive geriatric assessment( Visual )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 204 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
Suctioning : nasotracheal, oropharyngeal, & endotracheal techniques( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Basics of oxygen administration( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basic Oxygen Administration provides an overview of administering oxygen to patients in clinical and home settings. It demonstrates the use of both high and low flow delivery devices including nasal cannulas, simple masks, Venturi masks, non-rebreather masks, and oxygen concentrators. Nursing considerations, infection control measures and safety measures are also described. After viewing this program, the viewer should be able to describe components used to provide oxygen to patients along with the process for administering oxygen to a patient and the usage of oxygen at home
Antipsychotic agents( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 184 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
Range of motion exercises : theory & practice( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 172 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
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
Assessment of respiratory distress in the pediatric patient( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 165 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
Labor and delivery( Visual )

14 editions published between 1986 and 1989 in English and held by 160 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
Preventing medication errors : Prescription for patient safety( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 156 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
Lifting and moving the patient( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how to change the position of the patient in bed, transfer a patient to a stretcher or wheelchair, and how to help the patient to walk. Emphasizes safety measures and good body mechanics
Documenting care : the charting process( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This program reviews the fundamental techniques used in accurate charting and discusses confidentiality issues related to charting
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M.E.D.C.O.M., inc.

Medcom/Trainex, Inc.

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