WorldCat Identities

Multimedia Group of Canada (Firm)

Overview
Works: 51 works in 67 publications in 2 languages and 390 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Educational films  Case studies 
Classifications: RC523, 616.99463
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Most widely held works by Multimedia Group of Canada (Firm)
Burns( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human skin is examined and the implications of a burn are discussed. Viewers are introduced to first, second and third degree burns, and the many causes of burns. Treatments for severe burn cases are shown, including temporary skin grafts and laboratory-grown skin replacement. A quiz on first-aid treatment is given, with questions and answers about treatment and prevention of burns provided
Diabetes( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes lifestyle changes and environmental factors in controlling diabetes
Cholesterol( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cholesterol plays an important role in the proper functioning of the human body. However, elevated levels of certain types of cholesterol may cause significant problems. This program examines the essential function of cholesterol in humans, the sources of cholesterol, and the problems when cholesterol levels exceed a certain level. The link between heart disease and high cholesterol is examined. Good nutrition and a limited fat intake is emphasized."--Container
Radiology( 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
Hyperactivity( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides information on the common causes of hyperactivity, ranging from pre-natal causes to genetic predisposition to food additives are explored. Typical characteristics of the hyperactive child are described, and the developmental implications of the disease are shown. Finally, the diagnosis and treatments available are demonstrated
Alzheimer's disease( 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
Dental care( Visual )

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

In this program, viewers learn the importance of having healthy teeth, and how to achieve and maintain good oral hygiene. The basics of good oral health - daily flossing, rinsing, and brushing are stressed throughout the program
Hepatitis( 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
Infectious diseases( Visual )

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

This program highlights the importance of vaccines in the prevention against infectious diseases. Diphteria, whooping cough, tetanus, smallpox, measles, mumps, rubella, and polio and their complications are discussed. The program also focuses on infectious diseases in developing countries and the issue of worldwide immunization
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
Epilepsy( 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
Tumors( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tumors, both benign and malignant are discussed. Causes of cancerous growths are also explored and various detection techniques explained. Treatment and preventive measures, with emphasis on a healthy lifestyle, are demonstrated
Head injuries( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Knowledge of the various parts of the brain and the specific functions of each region is key to understanding how a brain injury can have such far reaching effects. Many of these injuries could have been avoided and precautionary habits are illustrated. Treatment and rehabilitation is explained
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
Prostate cancer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief overview of prostate cancer, how it develops and affects the surrouding organs, and methods for early detection
Infertility( Visual )

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

Nutrition ; Populations by Nancy Shearer( 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
Hair loss( Visual )

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

The composition of hair and its everyday functions are discussed, as well as the stages of development. Causes of hair loss and scalp disorders are discussed, and current treatment methods, including topical ointments, transplants and cosmetic alterations, are discussed. Protection tactics and regular care are stressed to maintain healthy hair
Backache( Visual )

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

Fractures( Visual )

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

What is a fracture? How many types of fractures are there? How is a fracture caused? What treatment methods are available? Detailed answers to these questions are given to viewers, using real injuries to illustrate the causes, treatments, and therapies available for the many types of fractures. Although most fractures occur during accidents and cannot be avoided, the importance of exercise and proper nutrition to build strong and healthy muscles and bones is emphasized
 
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