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Abortion pill, The
RG137.6.M53A46 1997
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After years of controversy, RU486, a pill that can end a pregnancy without surgery, is coming to America. This program shows the controversy surrounding RU486 and shows how a potent mix of business, politics and ethics kept this drug out of United States for nearly a decade.
Administration & absorption of parenteral medications
RM147.M4 pt.1
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"After reviewing the significant advantages and disadvantages of administering a drug by injection, the program delineates underlying physiological principles related to the absorption of drugs when administered into superficial tissues, and into intramuscular tissue. Presents details for determining injection site and needle choice. Demonstrates injection procedures and safety precautions. Cites typical examples of drugs administered via each injection route. Delineates precautions to observe for avoiding trauma, as well as special techniques that alter absorption rate of an injected drug. Also includes use of the Z-track method."
Administration & absorption of topical medications
RM147.M4 pt.2
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"Explains the significant anatomical and biochemical factors that affect drug absorption in the skin, oral mucosa, respiratory tract, rectal mucosa, nasal mucosa and the eye. Distinguishes between the localized effect and the systemic effect of drugs administered at these sites. Cites examples of typical drugs and specifies significant key points of administration techniques, along with precautions for each route."
Administration of intravenous medications
RM147.M4 pt.3
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Discusses physiological principles upon which techniques for venous penetration are based. Rationales for administration of drugs into the veins, the purposes and uses of continuous-drip infusion, direct injection, and intermittent infusion. Discusses types of equipment available.
Altered states a history of drug use in America /
HV4999.2.A48 1995
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A documentary on drug use and abuse in America, encompassing tobacco, alcohol, caffeine, opium, cocaine, LSD, marijuana and other substances. Indicates that drug use is not a contemporary phenomenon or problem but has been a constant presence throughout the country's social history.
Ancient drugs
HV5822.H25A53 1998
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Since mankind's beginning, in every civilization, human beings have found ways to alter their consciousness in search of something "greater" than everyday reality. This film delves into mankind's psyche in search of the key to our pervasive drive to experience something "beyond." Historians and spiritualists explore the ancient rituals of cultures worldwide that have sought visions and truth through altered consciousness.
Assessing alcohol problems using motivational interviewing
RC565.A735 2008
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Demonstration of and dicussion on cognitive-behavioral motivational interviewing techniques for assessing a patient's alcohol use. Motivational interviewing is a client-centered, directive method for eliciting intrinsic motivation to change by exploring and resolving a person's amvivalence to change using open-ended questions, reflective listening, and decisional balancing. This nonjudgmental, nonconfrontational interviewing style is designed to minimize a patient's resistance. The goal is to construct an interaction with patients so they feel comfortable discussing their risky or problem behavior.
Asthma, emphysema, and chronic bronchitis
RC591.A85 2001
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Discusses the proper drug therapies for asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema.
Asylum /
RC569.5.V55A79 1994
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This film takes place at Patton State Hospital, a maximum security facility for the criminally insane.
Awakenings
PN1997.A935 1991
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Based on a true story as related by neurologist Oliver Sacks, Awakenings stars Robin Williams as the Sacks counterpart, here named Dr. Malcolm Sayer. Something of a klutz and naif, Dr. Sayer takes a job at a Bronx psychiatric hospital in 1969. Here he's put in charge of several seemingly catatonic patients who, under Sayer's painstaking guidance, begin responding to certain stimulati. Apprised of the efficacy of a new drug called L-DOPA in treating degenerative-disease victims, Sayer is given permission to test the drug on one of his patients: Leonard Lowe (Robert De Niro), who has not communicated with anyone since lapsing into catatonia as a child. Gradually, Lowe comes out of his shell, encouraging Sayers to administer L-DOPA to the other patients under his care.
Black white + gray
TR139.B53 2009
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Yale-educated and born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Sam Wagstaff's transformation from innovative museum curator to Robert Mapplethorpe's lover and patron is intensively probed in Black White + Gray. During the heady years of the 1970s and 1980s, the New York City art scene was abuzz with a new spirit, and Mapplethorpe would be at the center of it. Wagstaff pulled him from his suburban Queens existence, gave him a camera and brought him into this art world that seemed to be waiting for him, creating the man whose infamous images instilled emotions ranging from awe to anger. In turn, Mapplethorpe brought the formerly starched-shirt preppie to the world of drugs and gay S-and-M sex, well documented in his still startling photographs. Twenty-five years seperated the lovers, but their relationship was symbiotic to its core, and the two remained together forever.
Blood specimen collection by skin puncture in infants / vol. 2,
RJ286.B56
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Description of proper techniques of blood sampling to test for metabolic defects in sick and well newborns.
But names can hurt forever : a study of emotional abuse, or "psychological maltreatment" /
RC569.5.P75B87 1997
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This program lets the viewer see, hear, and understand the devastating effects of emotional abuse. With commentary by Bob "Captain Kangaroo" Keeshan, Dr. James Garbarino, and Dr. Stuart Hart.
Can you see my pain?
RC569.5.S48C36 2000
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A documentary exploring the behaviors, causes and treatment strategies surrounding self-injury. Recomended for viewing by teens as well as the adults who work with and care about them. Viewer discretion is advised.
Changing men unlearning the behaviors of domestic violence /
RC569.5.F3C46 2008
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Features David Nugent, who was once a violent and abusive person himself, and today runs a community-based behavior change group in Australia called Heavy M.E.T.A.L.: Men's Education Toward Anger & Life. Follows three men, husbands and fathers with dangerous antisocial behavioral issues and problems with self-control, as they struggle to stop committing emotional and physical violence aganist their families. Explores the power trips and pathology of domestic violence and asks if voluntary programs and group therapy sessions can help these men change their violent behaviors.
Cocaine & human physiology
RC568.C6C6274 2000
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Begins with a brief exposé of the magnitude of the cocaine abuse problem and demonstrates how this stimulant affects the body and the mind. Employs real medical pictures and testimonials from recovering addicts to present a unique and realistic portrayal of cocaine's effects on the body.
Cocaine babies : the innocent victims /
RJ253.C62
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Examines the effects of cocaine and crack on the fetus and newborn infants.
Criminal justice close-up
HV7419.C67
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[pt. 1] Domestic violence -- [pt. 2] Child abuse -- [pt. 3] Terrorism -- [pt. 4] Police corruption and integrity -- [pt. 5] A conversation with former New York /City Police Commissioner William Bratton -- [pt. 6] Organized crime -- [pt. 7] Landmark criminal trials -- [pt. 8] DNA testing -- [pt. 9] Youth violence -- [pt. 10] The Drug Enforcement Administration -- [pt. 11] Examination of the trial process -- [pt. 12] School safety.
Underwritten by the John A. Reisenback Foundation, and originally broadcast on public television, this series looks at the issues and event that shape the criminal justice system.
Depression in older adults : the right to feel better /
RC537.5.D465 1997
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This videotape analyzes depression as it affects older persons.
Depression-- uses and side effects of medications
RM332.D46
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Designer drugs & human physiology crack cocaine, methamphetamine
RC568.C6D47 1989
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Traces the destructive capabilities of "crack" and "speed" on the human body. Weighs the destruction of emphysema, cerebral hemorrhage, and other ill-effects of these drugs against the fleeting moments of enjoyment. Recovering addicts warn that the harm caused by these substances is permanent.
Designer drugs & human physiology PCP, ecstasy, fentanyl
RM666.P49D4 1993
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Describes PCP, ecstasy, and fentanyl as concentrated synthetics that are illegally formulated in clandestine laboratories for enormous profit. Shows the devastating effects of these drugs on the human cardiovascular and neurological systems.
Enablers
HV5801.E52
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"This especially adapted Phil Donahue show investigates the role of enablers--those who think they are helping a loved one by covering up his or her addiction to drugs or alcohol, while they are actually contributing to the abusive behavior. Several enablers and drug addicts are joined by Dr. Mark Gold, Director of Research at Fair Oaks Hospital, Summit, N.J."--from catalog.
Family violence building a coordinated community solution /
RC569.5.F3F35 1997
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Addresses the issue of family violence and how to achieve collaboration between physicians and local healthcare providers in an effort to recognize and deal with the problem.
If I could breaking the vicious cycle of child abuse /
HV6626.52.I35 2006
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Documentary film about a family's effort to escape the effects of trauma after decades of abuse, abandonment, drugs, and rage. Follows the life of Tracy, a single mother fighting to keep her son from falling prey to the same problems that almost destroyed her through intervention of a program called VisionQuest.
Infancy early relationships.
BF723.P25I54 2003
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chapter 1. Trust or mistrust -- chapter 2. Differing parental responses, infant expectations & prenatal drug exposure -- chapter 3. Mutuality, attachment & promoting secure attachment -- chapter 4. Stranger anxiety & separation anxiety -- chapter 5. Child care for infants.
Kids and stress
BF723.S75K5 1993
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Looks at how stress affects kids. Looks at eating and sleeping disturbances, at drug and alcohol use, and at mental illness, depression, and suicide. Also offers suggestions to relieve stress in order to enable adults to help kids and to enable kids to help themselves.
Marijuana the gateway drug /
HV5822.M3M37 1998
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Explores the devastating impact on society of a growing population of children and adolescents permanently disabled by prenatal substance abuse. The film follows children and their guardians as they attempt to cope with baffling learning and behavioral disabilities. Case studies introduce us to children who are unable to learn how to read, and adolescents who seem to function without conscience. Inner city schools are on the frontlines of this battle, and interviews with educators reveal that progress is possible through early intervention.
Marijuana weeding out the hype /
HV5822.M3M375 2002
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Viewers will learn some of the latest facts about marijuana, including trends in the use of the drug, the strength of today's marijuana, its effects, and the encouraging efforts being made in prevention and treatment. Experts refute the myth that "everybody" is using marijuana as well as claims that it is harmless.
Medicating kids
RJ506.H9M43 2001
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Frontline investigates the growing use of psychoactive drugs by children and the challenges of parenting and schooling in a world of high stress and increasing family disintegration.
Medication challenges in the elderly
RM147.M43 2004
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pt. 1 (18 min.) -- pt. 2 (24 min.).
"The extent of medication use in elders and factors increasing their risk for adverse drug reactions is discussed. The program focuses in large part on measures to forestall problems and reduce the number of adverse drug reactions, such as avoiding medications if another solution exists, and using the MASTER rules for rational drug therapy."--container.
Medication issues in mental health /
RM315.M445 1995
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1. Preventing adverse drug reactions (25 min.) -- 2. Understanding movement disorders (24 min.).
Tape 1 addresses the tragic and costly phenomenon of adverse drug reactions in the field of mental health treatment. Explores the various disorders that can arise from the use of psychotropic medications including neuroleptic malignant syndrome, lithium toxicity, atropinic overload, and extrapyramidal side effects. Discusses ways to identify and prevent adverse reactions through awareness, communication, assessement, and early intervention. Tape 2 describes the various involuntarymovement disorders that can occur with patients who take psychotropic medications. Explores how healthcare providers can become desensitized or commonly misinterpret movement disorders as psychiatric symptoms.
Multimodal therapy
RC466.A4 1994 Pt.1
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Arnold A. Lazarus conducts a mock therapy session while stressing the importance of identifying a client's significant behaviors, affective responses, sensory reactions, images, cognitions, interpersonal relationships, and assessing the need for drugs. Once these are identified treatment can begin.
Neurologic emergencies /
RC440.N58 1991
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Covers clinical knowledge necessary to identify and manage autonomic dysreflexia, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and generalized tonic-clonic seizures. Includes neurologic pathophysiology, which patients are at risk, recognizing early warning signs, assessment techniques, emergency nursing interventions, drug therapy, and documentation.
Not my kid
HV5824.Y68N68
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Susan seems like any other middle-class teenager until a near- fatal auto crash exposes her terrible secrets. She is rushed to the hospital where doctors and her father discover amphetamines in her bloodstream. So begins her painful journey from drug addiction--the crime, the violence, the lies--to recovery.
On the outside social challenges for teens reentering society /
HV9069.F76 2008
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Part 2 of a two-part series. "This program focuses on the payoffs that come from educational and counseling services for those behind bars. A lively peer-to-peer class setting is featured, while the process of court-ordered drug-testing is illustrated in detail by a visit to an ex-offender's home, highlighting a central concern of many young people trying to find meaning and success on the outside. a wealth of insight is also provided on the advantages gained from structured vocational and recreational program"--Container.
Pain management and patient care
RT87.P35P35 2009
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[pt.1] The Pain process and patient assessment (28 min.). Pathology of pain -- Components of the nociceptive process -- Neuropathic pain -- Personal experience of pain -- Effects of pain.
This series provides a review of the management of pain, the pathophysiology of pain processes, describes the components of a thorough pain assessment and identifies outcomes needed for an effective pain management program.
Prenatal development a life in the making /
HQ767.9.P74 1996
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Covers conception, embryonic and fetal development, and environmental influences like drugs.
Prenatal development a life in the making /
RG613.P74 2005
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Covers the stages of intrauterine development, including brain and neural development; the development of dizygotic and monzygotic twins; the difference between dichorionic and monochorionic monozygotic twins; and the effects on the fetus of maternal diseases or maternal use of drugs. Stresses the benefits of good prenatal care.
Psychotropic medications caring for patients with psychiatric disorders /
RS190.P78P7 1997
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[video 1]. Assessment, intervention and treatment -- [video 2]. Schizophrenia and bipolar disorders -- [video 3]. Depression and anxiety.
This three-part set first examines patient assessment and treatment. The second video looks at schizophrenia and bipolar disorders using case studies, computer animation, and interviews. The third video presents patients with depression and anxiety and the psychotropic medications used in their treatment.
Relationship play therapy : a clinical session /
RJ505.P6R45 1997
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Dr. Moustakas demonstrates his principles for "being in" the world of the child, "being for" the child and "being with" the child in an unrehearsed therapy session. Afterwards, he is interviewed by Garry Landreth, Director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas.
Relationship play therapy a clinical session /
RJ505.P6R45 1997
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Dr. Moustakas demonstrates his principles for "being in" the world of the child, "being for" the child and "being with" the child in an unrehearsed therapy session with an emotionally disturbed ten year old boy. Afterwards, he is interviewed by Garry Landreth, Director of the Center for Play Therapy at the University of North Texas.
Revolving door, A
HV5801.R496 2006
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"This is the story of 33-year old Tommy Lennon struggling to deal with dual diagnosis of mental affliction and drug addiction. The film focuses on Tommy and his family's frustration, helplessness, courage and resilience. Was a head injury while surfing the catalyst that turned Tommy's life upside down? For 10 years he is stuck in a revolving door of homelessness, drug abuse, mental institutions and jail. Will Tommy and his loving family learn to deal with a constantly shifting reality? Recommended for addiction, alcoholism, mental health, law schools, psychology, social studies and family studies"--Container.
Sickle cell disease the faces of our children /
RJ416.S53S53
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Nearly 50 to 80,000 African-Americans, and a very much smaller number of whites, have sickle cell anemia, a genetic disease in which red blood cells become stiff, sticky and misshapen. In a "sickle cell crisis," which can occur for a variety of reasons or for no apparent reason at all, the sickle-shaped cells can block blood vessels, causing severe pain in the chest, back, abdomen and joints. Repeated crises will eventually damage the kidneys, the heart and blood vessels, and other organs. One in ten children with sickle cell disease will have a stroke before they are fifteen; another ten percent have "silent" strokes, which nonetheless impair their school abilities and other functioning. Despite advances in treatment, this is in danger of becoming a "forgotten disease," with government funding for research and public information declining to a trickle compared to a few years ago. This program examines the devastating impact of sickle cell disease on these young people and their families and caregivers. It will be an important tool for increasing awareness in the community and among healthcare and social service providers in community clinics, hospitals, and other settings. --from the Website.
Snowbabies, the innocent victims
RG627.6.D79S56 1989
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Discusses the effects of cocaine and other drugs on the fetus and newborn infants of mothers that are drug users.
Special nutrition problems
TX361.A3S64 1997
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(Producer) This video covers malnutrition, obesity, protein-calorie malnutrition, chewing problems, alcoholism, drug-food interactions, constipation, iron deficiency, dehydration, eating alone and lonely eating. It encourages physical activity to maintain overall good health.
Stable tachycardia
RC675.S73 1994
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Program covers stable tachycardia, specifically PSVT (paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia). Skills covered include: initial patient assessment, administration of supplemental oxygen, rhythm diagnosis, treatment algorithm based on arrhythmia, vagal maneuvers, drug therapy synchronized cardioversion.
Suicide--fatal mistake.
RC569.S96
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A panel of 5 professionals discusses ways of recognizing signs of potential suicide and steps to take for its prevention.
Techniques of play therapy a clinical demonstration /
RJ505.P6T43 1994
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This video presents segments of play therapy sessions with five different children between 4 and 12 years of age. In the process of working with these children, a number of different play therapy techniques are demonstrated.--guide.
Treating borderline personality disorder : the dialectical approach /
RC569.5.B67L56 1995
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Definition of dialectics -- Goals of treatment -- Modes of therapy -- Outcome data.
An important component of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) is the use of skills training to help manage the extreme beliefs, actions, and attitudes that form the criteria for borderline personality disorder. In this video, Linehan teaches patients the skills of DBT, including mindfulness, distress tolerance, interpersonal effectiveness, and emotional regulation. The sessions portray a team of therapists working through the range of problems and frustrations that arise in treatment, and viewers are thus brought into the team milieu and shown the efficacy of this approach. A short interview with Dr. Allen Frances, DSM-IV Task Force chair, concludes the video.
Treatment with defiant and aggressive adolescents
RJ506.A35T74 2009
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(Producer) Dr. Fred J. Hanna demonstrates his practical approach to working with adolescents who have behavior problems. Dr. Hanna's precursors to change model has been used successfully with teenagers who are involved in drugs, gangs, violence, or serious misbehavior in school and other situations.
Understanding borderline personality disorder : the dialectical approach /
RC569.5.B67L565 1995
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Dr. Linehan begins by presenting clinically relevant features of BPD based on DSM-IV criteria and describes the underlying causes of the disorder with an emphasis on biosocial factors. She then traces the development of her approach. Segments of actual case sessions (with patients' identities protected) illustrate the nature of the disorder and the intense emotional discomfort these clients suffer. They also offer viewers a brief introduction to strategies Dr. Linehan uses to engage the client in the first interview.
Whatever happened to childhood?
HQ792.W438
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Tells how the early exposure to the pressures of drug usage and changing attitudes about sex, along with a new indifference to, and participation in, criminal behavior, is forcing today's children into becoming adults at a younger age. Young people and adults tell their stories and explore our changing society.