WorldCat Identities

Trainex Corporation

Overview
Works: 1,300 works in 3,400 publications in 1 language and 8,149 library holdings
Classifications: RD543.C6, 610.73
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Most widely held works by Trainex Corporation
Patient assessment( Visual )

28 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces specific conditions contributing to the development of acidosis and alkalosis and shows signs and symptoms associated with respiratory and metabolic imbalances
Urethral catheterization--technique for the male patient( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides step-by-step instruction for urethral catheterization of the male patient. Defines intermitent and continuous chatheterization, along with indications for their use. Gives a brief review of the male anatomy and discusses the patient's need for information and support. Also explains collection and preparation of supplies, cleansing the site, and inserting and securing the catheter
Cleansing enema( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the reasons for the cleansing enema. Identifies and shows the assembly of equipment and preparation of the solution. Discusses consideration of the patient's psychological and physical comfort and demonstrates the administration of a cleansing enema
Sterile technique and dressing change( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1976 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines surgical asepsis and discusses sterile technique in terms of basic principles and application. Presents a step-by-step procedure for preparing a sterile field and handling equipment, supplies, and solutions. Demonstrates skills needed for a dressing change and for irrigating, cleansing, and replacing a dressing
Care of the patient in traction( Visual )

10 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The purpose of this presentation is to describe and demonstrate the nursing care of the patient in traction. This objective is achieved with the aid of x-rays, diagrams, clinical patients, and a nurse. In this presentation the physiopathology of fractures and dislocations is described and the use of traction to align and immobilize the bony fragments and to prevent fracture deformity is discussed and illustrated. The application of skin traction is demonstrated step-by-step on a patient with a fracture of the femur and the nursing care of this patient which includes maintaining proper body alignment, checking the traction apparatus, observing the skin especially over the bony prominences for irritation or signs of infection, frequent back care, and providing special equipment such as sheepskin pads is described and demonstrated. The program next focuses on the patient in skeletal traction. The application of the traction by means of a Kirchner wire and Thomas splint is described and demonstrated. The program notes that the nurse should inspect the area around the wire or pin frequently, position towels, sheepskin pad, and pillows to relieve pressure areas, maintain body alignment, and provide frequent back care. The application and use of pelvic traction is presented. The importance of the correct fit of the pelvic girdle, gentle, smooth manipulation of the weights, proper alignment of the body, instruction of the patient regarding restrictions in movement, and the proper placement of personal items and signal device for easy access are stressed. The role of the nurse in the prevention of complications such as footdrop, contractures, and hypostatic pneumonia is also described
Tracheostomy care( Visual )

12 editions published between 1966 and 1978 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines tracheostomy, illustrates the tracheostomy tube, and teaches how to suction, to clean the inner cannula, to put on a dressing, to change the tapes, and to meet emergency needs. Emphasizes the encouragement of patient independence through self-care and effective communication
Parenteral medication administration selecting injection sites and injection techniques( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies sites used for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections, as well as site assessment and selection. Demonstrates techniques for intramuscular and subcutaneous injections. Emphasizes the "z-track" method of intramuscular injection
Normal breath sounds( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what normal breathing sounds are and how to properly auscultate those sounds. Describes four normal breath sounds and demonstrates the procedures for auscultation of those sounds, including instructions to the patient and techniques for excluding extraneous sounds. For nurses' training
Blood pressure( Visual )

9 editions published between 1966 and 1983 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the assembly and operation of the sphygmomanometer. Discusses mercury and aneroid pressure gauges, the use of the stethoscope, identifying the systolic and diastolic sounds, and reading the scale and taking a blood pressure
Colostomy irrigation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nurse's training. Explains the procedures and nursing care involved in colonic irrigation. Details an actual patient's progress toward acceptance, self-care, and harmonious self-adjustment
Medical asepsis( Visual )

13 editions published between 1967 and 1983 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how germs grow, how they are transported, how they enter the body, and how to control them. Demonstrates patient protection, nurse protection, how to keep the unit clean, cleaning and storing of various types of equipment, and handwashing. For use in nursing education
Colostomy care( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes for the colostomy patient the basic steps of colostomy care. Stresses the psychological adjustment of the patient and emphasizes colon irrigation procedures, the types and choice of a stoma covering, proper skin care, and diet
The Surgical dressing( Visual )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the types of surgical dressings used to aid healing of the surgical wound; important steps in the application of each type of dressing are demonstrated
Observation and charting( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 1975 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists contents of the chart and discusses the meaning of observation, how to chart correctly and legally, the importance of careful observation, what to observe on admission and during the patient's stay, abbreviations, instructions for charting in nurses notes, and instructions for charting intake and output
Normal heart sounds( Visual )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nurse's training. Reviews the stethoscope and discusses the theory of heart sounds. Describes four normal heart sounds, each of which is correlated with the corresponding action of the heart. Also presents instruction on the mechanics of auscultating heart sounds in the aortic, pulmonic, tricuspid, and mitral areas
Drug dependency narcotic analgesics( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1978 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the effects of stimulants, depressants, and psychedelics; portrays the role of the nurse in treating hospitalized abusers of amphetamines, barbiturates, and LSD
Assessment of wound healing( Visual )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates stages in the normal healing of a closed surgical wound and explains when wound complications occur. Identifies signs and symptoms associated with wound hemmorrhage, infection, and dehiscence. Concludes with a discussion of patient assessment as a guide to the condition of the surgical wound during the postoperative period
Fluid balance( Visual )

6 editions published between 1972 and 1984 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program uses drawings to aid in a discussion of fluid balance. Normal body fluid distribution is reviewed first. The effect of both body fluid intake and body fluid output on fluid volume is outlined. The way in which the "thirst mechanism" and the kidneys maintain normal fluid volume is then described. Emphasis is placed on the role of the antidiuretic hormone in this process. Osmosis and osmolarity are defined. The use of the terms isotonic, hypertonic, and hypotonic to describe the relative osmolarity of parenteral solutions is then discussed. Examples of each of these types of parenteral solutions are noted in relationshio to fluid balance
Abnormal breath sounds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1979 and 1986 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is to teach the detection and recognition of abnormal breath sounds by means of auscultation. Normal and abnormal breath sounds included in the program are: bronchial, cavernous, bronchovesicular, diminished vesicular, decreased vocal resonance, increased vocal resonance, egophony, and whispered voice sounds
Oxygen administration( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1979 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For nurse's training. Discusses methods, procedures, and precautions for administering oxygen as a therapeutic drug. Depicts signs and symptoms of oxygen deficiency in a patient. Shows the use of a nasal catheter, cannula, mask, oxygen tent, and croup tent. Devotes a special section to the care of the pediatric patient during oxygen therapy
 
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controlled identityMedcom, inc. Trainex Division

T.R.A.I.N.E.X

Trainex

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English (177)