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Administering blood and blood products
RM171.A35 1995
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Demonstrates procedures to ensure safe handling and administration of blood and blood products.
Airway care: tracheostomy care, tube change, and artificial airway cuff management
RF517.A37 2005
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Focuses on aspects of safe, effective management of the patient with an artificial airway through a review of airway physiology and demonstrations in the actual clinical environment. Tracheostomy tube care is illustrated from equipment and supply set-up through cleansing and replacement.
Aseptic nursing technique in the OR
RD91.A84 2010
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[pt. 1]. Principles of sterile technique -- [pt. 2]. Surgical hand scrub -- [pt. 3]. Gowning, gloving and surgical skin prep -- [pt. 4]. Creating and maintaining the sterile field.
Explains the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.
Aseptic nursing technique in the OR
RD91.A84 2010
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[pt. 1]. Principles of sterile technique -- [pt. 2]. Surgical hand scrub -- [pt. 3]. Gowning, gloving and surgical skin prep -- [pt. 4]. Creating and maintaining the sterile field.
Explains the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.
Aseptic nursing technique in the OR
RD91.A84 2010
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[pt. 1]. Principles of sterile technique -- [pt. 2]. Surgical hand scrub -- [pt. 3]. Gowning, gloving and surgical skin prep -- [pt. 4]. Creating and maintaining the sterile field.
Explains the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.
Aseptic nursing technique in the OR
RD91.A84 2010
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[pt. 1]. Principles of sterile technique -- [pt. 2]. Surgical hand scrub -- [pt. 3]. Gowning, gloving and surgical skin prep -- [pt. 4]. Creating and maintaining the sterile field.
Explains the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.
Bedmaking
RT84.L47 2005 module 5
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Lippincott's video series for nursing assistants. Presents step-by-step instruction for making an unoccupied bed, an occupied bed, and a surgical bed. Also discusses proper handling of linens and documentation of actions.
Beyond wound healing
RD93.B49 2000
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Quantifies wound assessment and describes approaches to wound healing. Discusses the physiological healing cascade and infection flags. Covers such subjects as hydrobalance, hydrosorptive, hydroactive, and hydroionic methods of wound dressing, graduated compression therapy, and odor reduction.
Blind visions
RE91.B5563 2002
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Perhaps more disturbing than the global statistics concerning blindness-for example, one child goes blind every minute-is the fact that much of it is easily preventable. This program shows how scientific and technological advances offer new hope for millions suffering from vision loss. Experts such as ophthalmologists David Yorston and Bruce Allan of London's renowned Moorfields Eye Hospital discuss cataracts, trachoma, and vitamin A deficiency, the leading causes of blindness worldwide. Film footage and computer animations of various conditions are shown, along with close-up coverage of the newest generation of laser surgery procedures.
Blood administration
RM171.B546
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Discusses the safe use of blood and blood components in transfusion and some of the reactions to beware of.
Caring for the stoma, caring for the patient: enterostomal therapy nursing
RD540.C37 2002
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This program is for enterostomal therapy nurses, wound, ostomy and continence nurses, and others who will be caring for patients following ostomy surgery. Defines stoma, ileostomy, and colostomy. Gives reasons why stomas are created. Explains the anatomy and physiology of ostomy postoperative and dailycare.
Chest tubes : patient and system management /
RF517.C437
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Provides information regarding professional responsibilities for management of the patient and equipment before, during, and after instituting closed chest drainage.
Closed chest drainage
RD536.C56 2003
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Explains the reasons for chest tube insertion; describes the chest tube and the chest drainage unit; explains how to prepare the unit, how to connect it to the patient, and how to drain the insertion site; describes some complications; and reviews pertinent documentation.
Closed chest drainage
RD536.C58 2003
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Explains why chest tubes are inserted and how the chest drainage unit operates. Placement of the dressing after chest tube insertion is demonstrated. Assessment of potential patient complications associated with a closed chest drainage system is presented, and problems with the equipment itself are addressed.
Contraceptive choices
RG137.C668 2005
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This video covers the range of birth control methods available today. Methods added to this edition are abstinence, the birth control patch, vaginal ring, non-surgical sterilization, the sponge, and the female condom. The video also covers spermicides, male condoms, the diaphragm, cervical cap, IUD, the pill, implants, injections, and surgical sterilization options for both men and women. The video discussed how each methods works, effectiveness in preventing pregnancy, side effects if any, and whether the method provides protection against STDs. Whether the methods must be obtained through a healthcare professional is also covered.
Core concepts in nursing
RT41.C67 2003
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Prog. 1. The nursing process (23:43 min.) -- prog. 2. Assessment & diagnosis (29:19 min.) -- prog. 3. Planning, implementation, & evaluation (24:38 min.) -- prog. 4. An overview of the history of American nursing (24:59 min.) -- prog. 5. Therapeutic communication (24:32 min.) -- prog. 6. Documentation (26:06 min.) -- prog. 7. Nutrition and diet therapy (29: 54 min.) -- prog. 8. Patient/client education (24:14 min.).
Efficient assessment a symptoms approach to admission assessment.
RT41.E44
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Designed for hospital nurses. This program covers assessment of problem symptoms, inter-shift report, and identification of nursing diagnosis and development of the care plan.
Giving your child a smile correcting cleft lips and palates /
RD524.G58
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Team approach involving ENT, plastic surgeons, dentists, speech pathologists, to managing a child born with cleft palate and lips.
Hip fracture
RD549.H51 1996
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Discusses the high incidence of hip fracture injuries and cites the cost of such injuries both in utilization of healthcare resources and in increased morbidity and mortality of those affected. Reviews preoperative care issues with specific reference to ER admittance, patient work up, medical stabilization, and traction. Details key fracture types and current surgical options, and their relevance to positioning and other care. Discharge criteria and home care issues are also discussed.
Hip replacement
RD549.H52 1996
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Discusses the incidence of hip replacment surgery and preoperative patient management issues including patient education, transfer/gait training, and home modification. Clarifies postoperative hip positioning and weight bearing precautions with reference to surgical approach and prosthetic type. Utilizes a "systems" approach to postoperative care including assessment of cardiovascular, pulmonary, GI, and urinary problems, pain management, transfusion, drains, wound care, and DVT prophylaxis. Reviews hospital stay goals, discharge criteria, and home health care nursing.
Holistic approach to stoma care, A
RD540.H65 2007
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(Producer) Because an ostomy alters a person's body in function and appearance, psychological issues have an impact on accepting and caring for a stoma following a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy. Covers skin care, diet, and sexual function. Stresses open communication, sensitivity to patient care, and pre- and post-operative counseling
Holistic approach to stoma care, A
RD540.H65 2000
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Because an ostomy alters a person's body in function and appearance, psychological issues have an impact on accepting and caring for a stoma following a colostomy, ileostomy, or urostomy. Covers skin care, diet, and sexual function. Stresses open communication, sensitivity to patient cares, and pre- and post-operative counseling.
Implementing postoperative care
RD51.I44 1997
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Presents nursing responsibilities during the immediate postoperative period, the ongoing postoperative period, and the late postoperative and discharge period.
Implementing preoperative care
RD50.I44 1997
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Presents step-by-step instructions for obtaining informed consent, completing the preoperative assessment, preparing for client and family teaching, and carrying out the physical preparation required on the day of surgery.
Inside Hurricane Katrina
QC945.I57 2005
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"Hurricane Katrina's path and power were known and its arrival was also known. Yet, somehow, when Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Louisiana coast with Category 4 winds and an equally strong storm surge, no one was prepared for the chaos it unleashedÂ… National Geographic takes you inside Hurricane Katrina to shed new light on the fateful decisions of those in charge and the struggles of those fighting to survive its impact."--Container.
Knee replacement
RD561.K59 1996
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Utilizes a clinical pathways approach to care, beginning with preoperative management issues and continuing through discharge. Prosthetic designs and surgical approaches are discussed. Postoperative care information includes description of wound care, recovery goals, and physical therapy. Reviews the role of transition and home health services in caring for the patient with knee replacement surgery, and the specific nursing care issues in these settings.
Medical errors, part 2: prevention practices
R729.8.M435 2008
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The program discusses the role and goals of the patient safety team, including the development of standardized safety procedures and the implementation of the National Patient Safety Goals. The program also provides an overview of the Universal Protocol for Preventing Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure and Wrong Person Surgery, and the procedures for disclosing medical errors to patients.
Medical-surgical nursing
RT41.M424 1994
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1. Hip fracture -- 2. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder -- 3. Myocardial infarction -- 4. Congestive heart failure -- 5. Acute care of burns -- 6. Breast cancer -- 7. Complications from diabetes -- 8. Cerebrovascular accident -- 9. Colon cancer -- 10. Tuberculosis -- 11. Spinal cord injury -- 12. Acute renal failure.
Series presents acute-care nursing management of specific disorders in a case-study format.
New lease of life caring for people with renal impairment, A
RC902.C37 2000
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Discusses end-stage renal disease and its management, dialysis, and dietary restrictions. Considers hemodialysis, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, and automated peritoneal dialysis. Also covers the psychological impact and kidney transplants.
Nursing process and critical thinking critical thinking in the nursing process /
RT41.N87 2007
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Presents beginning level concepts of critical thinking and their relationship to the nursing process. Delineates what critical thinking is and what it is not. Demonstrates the process of the critical examination of data and cues to health issues and patient-care problems that affect clinical judgment. Illustrates the thinking process employed to arrive at sound and valid patient-care decisions.
Nursing process and critical thinking the nursing process /
RT41.N877 2007
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Introduction -- Admitting a difficult patient -- Update on patients -- Nursing care conference -- The nursing care plan -- Evaluating the nursing diagnosis.
Presents the nursing process as a system for planning nursing care. Using a realistic patient care scenario, the five steps of the nursing process are identified and described as a student nurse and her professional colleagues work to improve a patient's care. Those steps are: assessment, analysis, planning, intervention, and evaluation. Also includes techniques of therapeutic communication with the patient, family member, and nursing staff.
Orotracheal intubation /
RF517.O75 1996
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Demonstrates the real intubations in a wide variety of adult and pediatric patients including practical techniques with different blades.
Ostomy care
RD540.O87 1993
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Explains the anatomy and physiology relevant to ileostomy and colostomy. Demonstrates pre and postoperative nursing care of the ostomy patient.
Ostomy care
RD540.O88 1993
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Explains the anatomy and physiology relevant to ileostomy and colostomy. Demonstrates pre and postoperative nursing care of the ostomy patient.
Preadolescent years, The
RJ131.P7
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Begins with a discussion of the highlights of growth and development of children from ten through twelve years of age which includes aspects of physical, emotional and cognitive development and aspects of family relationships with the child. Then discusses hospitalization of the child with emphasis on the nurse's planning for the care of the preadolescent youth before and after surgery.
Preoperative and postoperative care /
RD49.P736 1988
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Explains the nursing care plan for patients having surgery, and details goals and interventions for both the preoperative and postoperative phases.
Preparing the ostomy patient for discharge
RD540.P74 1993
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Presents ways to help post-operative ostomy patients adjust, both physiologically and psychologically. Includes self-care tips, nutritional advice, sexual counseling and appliance management.
Providing wound care
RD93.P76 1997
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Provides basic instruction in various types of dressings involved in wound care, the techniques and supplies needed, and safety considerations.
Real nurses
RT41.R4 1993
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Portrays the work of hospital nurses in a variety of care units including surgical intensive care, psychiatry, operating room, labor and delivery, emergency room, and medical unit.
Shaken journey into the mind of a Parkinson's patient /
RC382.S53 2006
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This portrayal of the realities of Parkinson's disease combats the myth that Parkinson's is a chronic, manageable disease of the elderly. Denver Colorado native Paul Schroder graduated at the top of his class in electrical engineering and had a bright future before him. At age 33, he was diagnosed with Parkinson's. After a decade of being on medication--growing increasingly debilitated--he decides that bilateral deep brain stimulation (DBS) surgery is preferable to sitting neurostimulation device underneath his collarbone.
Taylor's video guide to clinical nursing skills
RT41.T3965 2006
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Pt.1. Vital signs -- pt.2. Asepsis -- pt.3. Oral and topical medications -- pt.4. Injectable medications -- pt.5. IV medications -- pt.6. Perioperative nursing -- pt.7. Hygiene -- pt.8. Skin integrity and wound care -- pt.9. Activity -- pt.10. Nutrition -- pt.11. Urinary elimination -- pt.12. Indwelling and intermittent catheters -- pt.13. Bowel elimination -- pt.14. Oxygenation -- pt.15. Tracheostomy care -- pt.16. IV therapy -- pt.17. Central venous access devices.
From reinforcing fundamental nursing skills to troubleshooting clinical problems on the fly, this 17-part (module) video series follows a team of nursing students and their instructor as they perform a range of essential nursing procedures.
Tracheostomy basic care and advanced care.
RF517.T74 2006
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Basic care (104.1 DVD) -- Advanced care (104.2 DVD) -- Instructor's guides (104 IG CD-ROM) -- Self-grading tests (104-SGT CD-ROM).
Demonstrates in real-time routine care of tracheostomy patients and advanced actions including management of emergencies. Also addresses preventive care and the special needs of patients.