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Milner-Fenwick, inc

Overview
Works: 988 works in 1,477 publications in 2 languages and 13,746 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Educational films  Short films  Documentary films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: RC662.18, 612.17
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Most widely held works by Milner-Fenwick, inc
Pre-diabetes : it's time to make changes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains pre-diabetes and outlines a prevention plan. Steps include checking blood glucose, making healthy food choices, exercising regularly, possibly taking oral medications, and getting psychological support
Heart surgery : first days of recovery( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explains what the patient is likely to experience as they move along their recovery path in the hospital
Pulmonary rehabilitation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) This video reviews the lung diseases that often require pulmonary rehabilitation, including CORP, Asthma, Cystic Fibrosis, or Lung Transplantation. Explains that pulmonary rehabilitation usually consists of assessment, exercise, education, and emotional or psychological support. Specific tests mentioned include spirometry and the timed walking test. Covers the goals of rehabilitation, new ways to breathe, quitting smoking, panic attacks during shortness of breath, medications, good nutrition, and new ways of doing things that require less energy
Colposcopy : the abnormal pap spear( Visual )

2 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains colposcopy as a test to further evaluate an abnormal pap smear. Depicts the colposcopy procedure, including biopsy. Briefly describes treatments for precancerous cell changes
Insuficiencia cardíaca : nutrición y ejercicio( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having heart failure requires patients to make lifestyle changes so they can feel better and be able to do more. Changes include diet changes, including eating foods with less salt, less unhealthy fat, and less cholesterol, which can be helped by reading food labels. Tips on food choices when dining out are given. Another lifestyle change includes being more active, and physical activity and guidelines are covered
What is diabetes? : type 2 diabetes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For people in high risk groups as well as those with diabetes, this video explains what diabetes is, the symptoms, the long-term effects, and treatment. It informs viewers that being overweight contributes to the development of diabetes, explains insulin resistance, and outlines a diabetes self-management plan
Sinus surgery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the steps of sinus surgery from assessment to recovery. It explains impairments to healthy sinus function, goals and risks of surgery, as well as the role of medical therapy after surgery
Mamografia( Visual )

in Spanish and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how routine mammography can reduce deaths from breast cancer by as much as 40% because it is the most effective means of early detection
Derrame cerebral : reduzca su riesgo( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what happens in the brain during a stroke, the signs and symptoms of a strike (including TIAs), and the importance of calling 911 and getting to the hospital as quickly as possible. It recommends that people know their risk factors and presents the controllable and non-controllable risks. Shows patients how to reduce their chances of having a stroke
Living with arthritis( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explains rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and associated risk factors. Focus is on pain management treatments: medications, corticosteroid injections, and joint replacement surgery. Includes positive patient testimonials that reinforce the need for support systems to overcome physical and emotional challenges
Preventing the long term complications of diabetes( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the complications that can result from uncontrolled diabetes including damage to blood vessels, heart disease, kidney disease, eye disease, and nerve damage. Emphasizes self management as a way to prevent these problems
Basic skills for controlling diabetes( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives newly diagnosed patients the survival skills and confidence they need to start managing their diabetes right away, while they continue to learn about self-management. It covers healthy food choices, monitoring blood glucose, physical activity, and medications
Living with stress( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the causes of stress. Discusses healthy coping strategies including relaxation techniques, meditation, and biofeedback
Type 2 diabetes and exercise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the benefits of exercise in managing diabetes, and includes a separate chapter on hypoglycemia
What is heart failure?( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video provides an overview of the information patients need in order to manage their heart failure. Colorful animation shows viewers what happens to the heart and how heart failure affects the body. The video covers risk factors, symptoms, medications, sodium and fluid guidelines, balancing activity and rest, and daily monitoring of symptoms. Types of medications are explained along with cautions about side effects, and the importance of taking medications exactly as prescribed. The video helps patients know when they should call the healthcare team. -- back cover
Heart failure : nutrition and exercise( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having heart failure requires patients to make lifestyle changes so they can feel better and be able to do more. This video explains that what they eat will have a big impact on how they feel. The video stresses reducing the amount of sodium in the diet and shows patients ways to actually implement it. It highlights the importance of reading food labels and includes other nutrition recommendations, like reducing the amount of unhealthy fat and cholesterol. Some practical tips when dining-out are also included. The program mentions the importance of staying active when you have heart failure. Physical activity tips and guidelines are covered. -- back cover
Carbohydrate counting : skills into practice( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carbohydrate counting is a good tool to use when trying to gain greater control of blood glucose levels while still enjoying a wide variety of foods. But there are common questions that arise when starting to put carb counting into practice. Using the 'gram counting' method, this program answers those common questions, including how to measure portions to correctly estimate total carbohydrates, how to count fiber, and what to do when dining out and eating combination foods. Record keeping and pattern management are also discussed. -- back cover
Everyone can carbohydrate count( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces viewers to the basic concepts of carbohydrate counting including how to identify a carbohydrate, how carbohydrates affect blood glucose, creating a meal plan, and how to count carbohydrate choices
Heart failure : leaving the hospital( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This video focuses on patients who are ready to leave the hospital. It covers what viewers need to know and do between the time they leave the hospital and the follow-up appointment, to prevent readmissions"--Container
Non-insulin medications for type 2 diabetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Helps patients understand the causes of type 2 diabetes and how various oral medications, including combination medications, can help keep blood glucose levels in control
 
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