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Works: 1,557 works in 2,667 publications in 1 language and 24,779 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
Classifications: R11, 616.89
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Most widely held works by Network for Continuing Medical Education
Exercise and optimal aging by Richard S Irwin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 133 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 105 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 103 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
Multiple sclerosis update( Visual )

10 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stuart Cook reviews diagnostic techniques and therapy, as well as the latest research findings, for multiple sclerosis
Identifying and managing elder abuse( Visual )

7 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 98 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
Rheumatic fever update( Visual )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 97 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
Neurological emergencies in head trauma( Visual )

6 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 97 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
Essential tremor diagnosis and treatment( Visual )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 91 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
The Diagnosis of depression in adolescents( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 87 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
Prescribing exercise for aging patients by J. G Reves( Visual )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the benefits of regular exercise for older persons
Vascular complications in athletic injuries( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 83 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 81 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
Current management of the patient with cerebral ischemia( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 79 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 79 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
No-scalpel vasectomy( Visual )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compares the surgical techniques used in standard vasectomy procedures with those of no-scalpel vasectomy. Discusses the benefits of this infection and pain, as well as, advantages to the surgeon in terms of reduction of time required for the procedure and simplification of instrumentation
Identifying and managing depression by Joseph Deltito( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depression is a pandemic problem, affecting all segments of our population regardless of age, race, or socioeconomic status. While brief bouts of depression are a normal part of living, major depression profoundly impairs a person's functional ability and costs our society millions of dollars in lost wages and health care utilization. Debilitating as it is, depression often goes unrecognized in the primary care setting. Dr. Deltito provides some background on depression and offers tips for clinically recognizing this common problem. He discusses the role of screening and reviews current treatments. Dr. Deltito also reviews depression in three special patient populations: children, new mothers, and those with seasonal affective disorder. The program concludes with case presentations that demonstrate how to evaluate depression in a clinical setting
Transesophageal echocardiography for the anesthesiologist( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anesthesiologist and surgeon benefit from utilization of transesophageal echocardiography by ability to both assess the hemodynamic function of a patient during cardiac surgery and to use information provided by imaging for making intraoperative decisions. An ultrasonic probe is positioned at various points along the esophagus to image the internal structures of the heart and alternately to monitor blood flow using a doppler application
The Promise and problems of monoclonal antibodies( Visual )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the uses of monoclonal antibodies (MCA) in immunodiagnosis and cancer therapy. Illustrates the production of MCA and their function as antigens. Lists commonly seen side effects in MCA such as nausea and immunosuppression. Concludes, in light of dehabilitating side effects, MCA therapy has yet to fulfill its clinical potential
Noninvasive temporary cardiac pacing( Visual )

5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Zoll demonstrates the recently introduced noninvasive cardiac pacer
Management of bipolar disorder from acute mania to maintenance a case-based approach by Glenn W Currier( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The program Management of Bipolar Disorder From Acute Mania to Maintenance: A Case-Based Approach uses actual case examples to illustrate effective strategies for identifying and managing acute manic episodes of bipolar disorder and for maintenance treatment of bipolar disorder. It explains when psychiatric referral and/or consultation by primary care physicians is warranted and discusses the role of primary care physicians in the management of patients with bipolar disorder when access to psychiatric services is limited or lacking
 
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