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CEFEM International

Overview
Works: 55 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 202 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Television programs  Popular works  Children's films  Juvenile works  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 616.86
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Most widely held works by CEFEM International
Cancer by Moshe Yaniv( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cancer is addressed in the context of normal cell development and function. The possible origins of cancer are explored. Physical, psychological, and environmental factors are detailed. Treatment methods are explained, including chemotherapy, immunotherapy, and hormonal therapy
Radiology by Lindsay J Rowe( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the physics and applications of radiology. Demonstrates X-ray, ultrasound, magnetic resonance imaging, angiography, and mammography
Obesity by Scott Preston( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program shows that being slightly overweight is not harmful to health. It also considers factors that contribute to excessive weight gain, how the medical profession defines obesity, and how excessive weight gain can be avoided
Alzheimer's disease by Phil Donahue( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alzheimer's disease is an irreversible degenerative disease that starts with slight confusion and ends with advanced dementia. The characterizations and signs of Alzheimer's are explained as is the effect it has, not only on the afflicted individual, but, on those around him or her
Vision disorders( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The proper functioning of the eye is introduced, and common vision problems are explained. The physical causes of visual disorders are examined. Common ocular diseases, such as cataracts and glaucoma, and their treatments are shown. Vision problems related to other diseases are also discussed. Finally regular testing to ensure early disease detection is emphasized
Hepatitis by Rob Buckman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viral hepatitis is one of the world's most serious and widespread public health concerns. Hepatitis viruses A, B, C, D, and E are explained from transmission to symptoms through treatments and vaccinations. As the most common of all forms Hepatitis B is stressed in the program
Sleep disorders by Paula Zahn( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the four stages of normal sleep, and contrasts this to common sleep disorders, such as insomnia, sleep apnea, sleepwalking, and narcolepsy. Viewers are taken into a sleep laboratory where narcolepsy diagnosis occurs. Finally tips on regulating sleep, including daily, moderate exercise, are presented
Burnout by J. Gary Mitchell( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous look at the problem of burnout. Defines the types and symptoms of burnout and presents coping strategies, support systems, detached concern, and awareness of vulnerabilities
Smoking by C. A. Douglas Ringrose( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the negative impact of smoking, including the addictive power of nicotine, the dangers of second hand smoke, and carcinogenic additives. Secondary effects of smoking are also addressed. The psycho-social effects in relation to the difficulty of cessation are explained, including a discussion of chemical intolerance
Allergy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development and physiology of allergies is the focus of the first part of this program. Examples of airborne, ingestant, and contactant allergens are provided, and allergy symptoms are explained. The program also covers diagnostic procedures, and treatment methods are demonstrated
Anxiety disorders( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Anxiety" represents a whole category of psychiatric disorders. Provides information on the main anxiety disorders, details the symptoms of each disorder, and continues by outlining treatments
Arthritis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthritis refers to a common group of over 100 disorders which can affect people at any age and either sex. These disorders are defined in relation to healthy muscle-skeletal design. Common types of arthritis are discussed in detail, and treatment methods are demonstrated
Epilepsy by Gregory Cascino( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Epilepsy is fully covered including the reasons why an individual has this condition, what it is, what to do when a person has an epileptic attack, and how to control epilepsy
Heart disease( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film focuses on heart failure and outlines what happens in terms of valve defects and blockages. Symptoms are described, as are lifestyle choices that can promote heart disease. Treatments to halt the disease's progress are covered as well
Respiratory diseases( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, environmental factors and lifestyle are the most common causes of respiratory diseases, replacing infectious diseases. A discussion of the most common respiratory diseases is presented, starting with a description of the proper functioning of the respiratory system. The link between smoking and these diseases is emphasized in examples. Asthma is characterized, both in children and adults, and common treatments are explored
Nutrition by Edward P Ortleb( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in Spanish and English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today scientists have important information on the six essential nutrients: proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, and water. The program describes each nutrient and how it aids the body
Addiction : a 14-part series by Abel Ferrara( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alcohol and drug addiction is a common problem today. Possible physical, psychological, and sociological causes of addiction are discussed. Alcoholic treatment is demonstrated, from detoxification and withdrawal to rehabilitation, to follow-up care. Complications and side-effects are noted, and warning signs are presented. Cocaine addiction is also examined, and treatment and withdrawal effects are shown
Aging by Jamie Guth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gerontology is introduced, stressing the importance of this fied. Economic and sociological factors that contribute to a graying population are discussed. The aging process is detailed by looking at the eye, the ear, and the brain. Geriatric syndromes are discussed. Finally, a healthy lifestyle is suggested to delay the negative effects of the aging process
STD's( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

STDs surveys the main sexually transmitted diseases by category: bacterial infections and viral infections. It describes the symptoms and treatments associated with these infections
 
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