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FMG ONDemand (Firm)

Works: 494 works in 507 publications in 1 language and 2,795 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Children's films  Educational television programs 
Classifications: PN1997, 552
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Publications about FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Publications by FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Most widely held works by FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Witness to hate : reporting on Al Qaeda ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Fluent in Arabic, respectful toward Islam, and very at home in Saudi Arabia, Frank Gardner had been reporting on al Qaeda activity when he was gunned down by Islamist extremists. His camera-man colleague, Simon Cumbers, was shot dead as he fled the same attack. In this ABC News program, Gardner recounts with quiet courage the events of that terrible day and the challenges he has faced along the road to partial recovery. For insights into anti-Western feelings in the Middle East and a vivid first-person account of reporting the war on terror, this video is not to be missed
Animated neuroscience and the action of nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana in the brain ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 250 libraries worldwide
Using 3-D animation, this program, divided into two parts, takes viewers on a journey deep into the brain to study the effects of three substances. The first part illustrates the major functions of the brain and shows how its principal cells, the neurons, communicate with each other through electrical and chemical signals. In the second part, animated molecules of nicotine, cocaine, and marijuana travel a route from the external environment through the body to the brain, where viewers learn about the cellular targets of these drugs, and how each drug interacts with them and subsequently affects the body
Pressure ulcers by Courtney Lyder( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Pressure ulcers and other types of chronic non-healing wounds are a significant even life-threatening health risk. In this program, experts analyze pressure ulcer formation, prevention, and treatment among paraplegics, diabetes patients, and people in hospitals and nursing homes who are unable to leave their beds. SofPulse electromagnetic field therapy is given special attention as a breakthrough technology in non-healing wound repair
PTSD : post-traumatic stress disorder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
A psychiatric disorder, PTSD generally follows life-threatening events like natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and military combat. Unfortunately, many PTSD victims don't realize what afflicts them. This program expands awareness and knowledge of the disorder and explores the latest treatment options available today. In an illuminating case study, a Vietnam veteran who developed PTSD after his tour of duty explains how the condition destroyed his personal life and forced him into bankruptcy before he found relief through Traumatic Incident Reduction Therapy. Expert commentary comes from Dr. Glen Schiraldi of the University of Maryland and Terry Luper of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. The effect of PTSD on older veterans is a featured topic
The Federal Theater, File 891, and the Mercury Theater ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
This film appraises the impact of the drama groups that flourished during the Depression and their lasting contributions to theater. Among the topics discussed are the American method style of acting, as pioneered at the Group Theatre; the Federal Theater, the Classical Theatre (Project 891), and the Mercury Theater, incubators for some of the most innovative and controversial works ever seen on the American stage; and the theatrical careers of Orson Welles and John Houseman
Epilepsy : new outlook ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Feared and misunderstood for centuries, epilepsy is now a completely manageable condition for many patients. This program overviews newly developed treatments that have greatly reduced, and for some people eliminated, the occurrence of epileptic seizures. It also presents case studies suggesting that the disabling prejudice which has traditionally surrounded epilepsy is fading-and that it no longer inhibits employment, an active lifestyle, or pregnancy. Neurological and drug-related information is provided by Dr. Barry Gidal of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Dr. Martha Morrell of Columbia University, who focuses on the special issues women with epilepsy face. (28 minutes)
Walter ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
A monodrama in which a man describes living with schizophrenia
Secrets of the body : [an introduction to the history of Western medicine] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Summarizes the evolution of medical knowledge in the Western world with numerous drawings, paintings, diagrams, and clips of historical footage. Highlighted moments in the quest for a more thorough understanding of disease and the human body are augmented by capsule case studies and intriguing information on the effects of both the Scientific Revolution and religion on the field of science
Managing care, managing death ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Examines what distinctions may exist between prescribing strong painkillers to the terminally ill, even if such hastens death, and physician-assisted suicide. Discusses legislative initiatives designed to protect patients from "disguised euthanasia," and addresses the question whether such laws are a threat to the professional judgement of doctors
Significant others ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Theater professionals introduce some of the "significant others" of the drama profession: the actors, directors, dramaturges, composers, and designers who work with playwrights to polish their scripts and bring their stories to life
Waiting for a heartbeat : battle against miscarriage ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Records a year inside the Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital, London, a facility renowned for its state-of-the-art treatment. The program details pregnancy planning and care for women who are painfully familiar with miscarriage. Drug-based and surgical procedures pioneered at St. Mary's are explored
Great American speeches : 80 years of political oratory ( visu )
4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A collection of historic American political speeches from the World War II era. Includes speeches by Franklin D. Roosevelt, George Patton, John L. Lewis and Douglas MacArthur
Winds on our Earth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Explains the role wind plays in maintaining the climate of the Earth. Details what causes wind and what causes certain winds to form
America's immigration debate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Diversity from immigration keeps cities alive, former Senator Bill Bradley (D-NJ) and other leaders assert in this program; opposing views are also presented, thus summarizing America's immigration debate with mixed evaluations of its capacity for change. Using commentary from several experts-including Michael Teitelbaum, vice chair of the U.S. Commission on Immigration Reform, and Margie McHugh, executive director of the New York Immigrant Coalition-this program studies the isolation of ethnic communities, the shifting of racial definitions, and America's lack of an infrastructure to support immigrant integration
Rocks and Minerals by Edward P Ortleb( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This video delves deeply into the composition, properties, and classification of rocks and minerals ranging from the Mohs scale and specific gravity to silicates, carbonates, and halides
Energy and resources ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
As the Earth's fossil fuel reserves decline, what forms of energy will come next? After discussing the formation, uses, and consequences of burning coal, oil and natural gas, this video explores the developement of alternative resources that may someday completely replace them: nuclear power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power and wind power. Benefits, costs and environmental impacts are considered
The Green Fuel Gamble: Better or Worse than Oil? ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Explores the controversy over biofuel technology, raising questions about sustainability and environmental impact while evaluating potential solutions
Obeying or resisting authority : a psychological retrospective ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Echoing the infamous Milgram experiment from the 1960s, this ABC News program sets up a psychological test in which an authority figure urges men and women to inflict pain. Test administrator and social psychologist Dr. Jerry Burger interprets the disturbing findings. The program also analyzes the 1971 Stanford prison experiment as well as the 2004 hoax in which a McDonald's manager and her fiance-directed by a caller impersonating a police officer-strip-searched and abused an employee. Original footage from all of these occurrences is included, along with present-day commentary from Dr. Philip Zimbardo, who designed the Stanford test. Finally, the program explores the ethics of using human participants in psychological tests. (36 minutes)
Business communication : speaking ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Aspects of effective speaking, including methods of improving speaking ability
Communication Skills ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Discusses the importance of a communicating in the workplace, verbally and with e-mail
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