Professional Research, inc
Most widely held works by Professional Research, inc
Diabetes in adults ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Describes "maturity-onset" diabetes and how it can be controlled. Discusses five keys to good control: diet, insulin or oral drugs, exercise, testing for sugar and ketones in the urine, and skin and foot care.
Coping with stress ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Informs viewers of the causes of stress, methods of coping with it, and how to prevent or minimize it. Shows that stress affects different people in different ways and that learning to deal with it leads to a better life.
High blood pressure ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Describes essential hypertension and how it can be controlled. Discusses the danger of sustained elevated diastolic pressure; response to treatment; potential danger of implications if untreated; and importance of patient cooperation.
Before and after your surgery ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Offers information on the pre- and postoperative hospital experience, including nursing care, medication, the recovery room, coughing, deep breathing, and leg exercises. Designed to help allay anxiety and promote patient cooperation.
The Terrific twos ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Shows the antics of a two-and-a-half-year-old in typical behavior of two-year-olds as his parents share their frustrations during scenes showing their interactions with their child. Renowned pediatrician T. Berry Brazelton talks about the ambivalence parents feel as their children go through the terrible twos.
The New immunology, an overview ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Presents a brief overview of immunology and describes the function and physiology of the immune system, antigen, T-cell, B-cell, antibody, etc.
Anger and conflict management in the workplace ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Weight control ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1985 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Defines common terminology in discussing weight, such as calorie, metabolism, overweight, and obesity. Discusses the relationship of obesity to physiological problems such as heart disease and diabetes and psychological influences on weight control. Emphasizes proper nutrition, exercise and self-control, and avoidance of fad diets and gimmickery.
Comforting your fussy baby ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1986 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Helps parents overcome the frustration of dealing with fussy infants by illustrating a variety of ways to comfort them.
Total hip replacement ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Provides, for the patient, a look at the purpose and expected results of this procedure; therapy and post-operative care are also included.
Adolescence and the future ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Focuses on two young people with FAS-- a 13-year old boy and a 22-year old woman. Parents, educators and health professionals discuss the problems that these people face. Parents are encouraged to help their children develop job skills, life skills and self-esteem. Also examines the skills and attitudes parents need in order to work with FAS/FAE children.
Prevention point ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Follows the story of a physician, who receives a needlestick, from the point at which it happened through the testing and follow up procedures. Discusses how they might be prevented and presents guidelines for hospital staff to follow in the event of a needlestick or blood splash.
Neuroanatomy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Presents basic neuroanatomy and its relationship to the brain.
Schizophrenia family understanding ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Program explains to the family members what they may expect from a schizophrenic and what they should do to help during the recovery process.
Accidents don't have to happen ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Outlines simple, effective measures which parents can take to prevent childhood accidents and ensure child safety.
Avoiding slips, trips & falls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Alerts employees to the serious consequences of falls and explains how most falls can be prevented. Covers hazard recognition and control, slippery surfaces, and proper equipment.
Glaucoma ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1984 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Examines the nature of glaucoma, its warning signs, and the alterations it causes in eyesight. Stresses the need for professional care; describes surgical treatment, including the latest developments in laser surgery; and discusses medications.
Rheumatoid arthritis ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Discusses how rheumatoid arthritis affects the body and explains the goals of treatment and role of rest, heat, exercise, and medications. Also provides warnings about quackery.
Interpreting body language in everyday practice ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Discusses physician's need to recognize and interpret signals given by patient through body movements.
Plaque and prevention ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Illustrates ways in which plaque, a leading cause of dental diseases, attacks teeth, gums, and bone tissue. Outlines a thorough program of preventive oral hygiene, including the use of dental floss, brushing techniques, and regular checkups.
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