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Network for Continuing Medical Education

Works: 1,563 works in 2,666 publications in 1 language and 23,928 library holdings
Classifications: R11, 616.398
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Most widely held works by Network for Continuing Medical Education
Skin aging : causes, prevention, and diagnostic considerations( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the causes of skin aging and outlines the differential diagnosis of benign and malignant lesions. Illustrates the aging process, covering the specturm from the early signs of sun damage (melanoma, basal cell carcinoma) when the repair process of the skin fails. Discusses prevention methods, including sunscreen and Retin A
GI bleeding : Dx cancer? by J. Patrick O'Leary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The patient presents with persistent GI bleeding and you rule out peptic ulcer, diverticulosis, and other common causes. Does the patient have cancer of the lower GI tract? Using a case study approach, Dr. James Patrick O'Leary discusses the differential diagnosis of colorectal cancer and effective management protocols. Special attention is given to identification of risk factors and proper screening, including the use of genetic tests in some patients with hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer (HNPCC)
Elective induction of labor : is it justifiable?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses new tools to help eliminate guesswork in the differential diagnosis of patients with jaundice
Giant cell arteritis : diagnosis and treatment( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses signs and symptoms of arteritis and steps to take to minimize the risk of devastating complications of this disease
Exercise and optimal aging by Richard S Irwin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A geriatrician discusses the loss of muscle strength in the elderly and dispels the myth that they are too fragile for vigorous exercise. Included are screening and exercise guidelines for the aged; why aerobics alone are inadequate for "optimal aging"; and how exercise programs affect the health and lives of the elderly
Hospice care : an interdisciplinary approach( Visual )

9 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The roles of the patient, family, and interdisciplinary health care team are discussed in a variety of hospice care settings. Advances in medical technology and pharmacology have made non-curative, life-prolonging approaches to terminal illness widely available and successful palliative care highly individualized, requiring the coordinating efforts of the patient care team
Deep anesthesia for infants( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The common belief that newborns are incapable of feeling pain has led to the practice of administering light anesthesia in surgical procedures on neonates. Recent studies demonstrate that human newborns have anatomical and functional components required to perceive pain, and that recovery and mortality rates are adversely affected by operative and postoperative pain. Deep anesthesia and postoperative analgesia have been shown to reduce pain and stress and improve the postoperative outcome
Neurological emergencies in head trauma( Visual )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews recognizable signs of deterioration in the traumatic brain injury patient as an aid to rapid diagnosis and examines methods of treatment using several case studies as examples. Program stresses adherence to a step-by-step evaluationof hemodynamic and neurologic status in order to arrive at the appropriate diagnosis and treatment decisions
NIH Consensus Conference : surgery for epilepsy( Visual )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the conclusion of the Conference, that surgical resection is an appropriate form of therapy for certain patients with intractable epilepsy. Discusses when to refer epileptic patients for further evaluation, and the latest methods of identifying seizure types and localizing epileptic foci
Identifying and managing elder abuse( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys confirm the extent of elder abuse and neglect and suggest that 35 per cent of all cases represent serious physical abuse. Program delineates risk factors, abuser and victim profiles, and techniques for recognition and intervention by physicians
Obesity epidemic. : by Kathryn Kolasa( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video is the second of a two-part series on the evaluation and management of adult obesity, which has become a major epidemic in the United States. Dr. Kathryn Kolasa and her colleagues discuss the appropriate use of over-the-counter and prescription medications to control obesity; the relationship between obesity in childhood and in adulthood; screening of patient-candidates for gastric bypass surgery based on body mass index and the presence of comorbidities; follow-up primary care for bariatric surgery patients; and community education strategies to help control obesity. Teaching points are presented within the context of actual physician-patient interactions. Special emphasis is given to the role of the family physician as role model and community educator in the nationwide effort to control the current obesity epidemic. The video concludes with a series of brief interviews between Dr. Kolasa and her family physician colleagues on the management of adult obesity
Essential tremor : diagnosis and treatment( Visual )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential tremor is a paradoxical clinical entity. On the one hand, it is considered a trivial, monosymptomatic disorder. On the other hand, it is a common progressive ailment that has great clinical variability, an obscure pathogenesis, and is often confused with other neurodegenerative diseases. In this video, Dr. Hubble reviews the diagnosis of essential tremor, its common clinical features, and the latest therapeutic treatment options
Prescribing exercise for aging patients( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the benefits of regular exercise for older persons
The Diagnosis of depression in adolescents( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stresses the early recognition of depression in adolescents: early intervention can prevent the emotional, physical, and social dysfunctions often associated with depression. Reviews the diagnostic symptoms that mask depression such as behavioral problems, substance abuse, and anti-social behavior
Vascular complications in athletic injuries( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A variety of sports are indicated as the cause of specific arterial complications resulting from injuries caused by blunt trauma, arterial compression, and other stresses on the vascular system. Differential diagnosis is used to eliminate musculoskeletal disorders of similar appearance. Noninvasive testing such as Doppler ultrasound and CT are recommended but arteriography remains the definitive test. Both vascular surgery and non-operative techniques are discussed as therapeutic alternatives
Rehabilitation : the diabetic amputee( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complications of diabetes mellitus is the leading cause of lower extremity amputation. Rehabilitation begins with the physical therapist teaching the patient to function without a prosthesis, to build physical strength and confidence. After the prosthesis is fitted, the patient learns from the occupational therapist how to move about in settings outside the hospital. Postoperative complications and positive steps patients can take to control them and to avoid secondary amputation are discussed. Psychosocial issues are examined in an interview with a patient who has successfully completed the rehabilitation process
Rheumatic fever update( Visual )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the unexplained dramatic rise in rheumatic fever cases in 1985, physicians have learned that they must remain alert to the possibility of the occurrence of this disease. This program covers the revised Jones criteria for an accurate differential diagnosis; auscultation, with recordings of characteristic heart murmurs; treatment of mild rheumatic polyarthritis versus severe rheumatic carditis; and prevention of rheumatic fever
Panic disorder : the great imitator( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Panic disorder with and without agoraphobia affects 13 million U.S. Americans. As the great imitator, panic disorder can mimic a heart attack with its abrupt and unexpected onset. Dr. Gorman discusses treatment strategies including the use of psychotropic agents and cognitive and behavioral treatments
Current management of the patient with cerebral ischemia( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A leading researcher in new designs of prosthetic joints assesses the indications for total joint replacement and looks at uncemented prostheses, still under investigation, which hold the promise of fewer complications and surgical revisions
Diagnosing gait disorders( Visual )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Patient cases, illustrated with documentary tapes, are utilized to provide primary care physicians a critical examination and analysis of gait disorders seen in patients with such conditions as hemiparesis, cerebellar disease, spastic paraparesis, and sensory ataxia
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