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FMG ONDemand (Firm)

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Works: 508 works in 518 publications in 1 language and 2,537 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Popular works  Case studies 
Classifications: RG629.F45, 362.76
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Publications about FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Publications by FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Most widely held works by FMG ONDemand (Firm)
Pressure ulcers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 105 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
The Federal Theater, File 891, and the Mercury Theater ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 85 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 stye 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
PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 72 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. Glenn 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
Rocks & minerals ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 53 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 52 libraries worldwide
Discusses the formation, uses and impact of fossil fuels and development of alternative resources including nuclear power, solar energy, biomass, geothermal energy, hydroelectric power, and wind power
Geocycles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Introduces students to the Earth system's primary interacting subsystems (the biosphere, geosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere); the nitrogen, carbon, and water cycles; and three surface processes: weathering, mass-wasting, and erosion. The greenhouse effect, the impact of acid rain on the environment, and diminishing freshwater resources around the world are considered as well
Oceans & seas ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 51 libraries worldwide
"Stresses the importance of the seven seas to people, the marine food chain, and the planet as a whole. Topics include the various kinds of currents and the forces that influence them, tides and waves, features of the seabed, and the formation and shaping of coastlines."--Container
Environmental issues & human impact ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Air and water pollution, the effects of pollution on health and the environment, deforestation and loss of wetlands, ozone depletion and global warming, and the negative impact of agriculture, construction, and recreation/tourism are discussed. The program ends with anti-pollution initiatives like recycling and greater energy efficiency
Our planet Earth ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
Introduces students to the concept of geological time (also called deep time); relative age dating of rock via the principles of stratigraphic superposition, original horizontality, and cross-cutting; absolute age dating by radioactive decay; the chemical elements, heavy and light, that make up the planet; and Earth's three main layers: crust, mantle, and core
Recognizing child abuse ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
This program spells out the Four Rs of child abuse-the harsh Reality of its presence in our society, the Results it leads to, the many ways to Recognize it, and the proper channels for Reporting it. Each of these concepts is explained through eye-opening dramatizations and supported by interviews with education and child welfare experts
Sexual stereotypes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Media specialists discuss how the media reinforce sexual stereotypes and how this influences sex roles and sexual behavior in society
Managing care, managing death ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 41 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
Integrating media into the classroom ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Educators and media specialists with firsthand experience share their in-depth knowledge of the challenges of integrating media into the classroom, to give insight to educators as to how to use technology to enhance their classroom curriculum
Fetal alcohol exposure changing the future ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
How are fetal alcohol spectrum disorders diagnosed? What are the primary and secondary disabilities associated with FASD? And--most important of all--what is the human cost? This program addresses these questions through the firsthand experiences of Ann Streissguth, director of the University of Washington's Fetal Alcohol and Drug Unit; Kathy Mitchell, vice president of NOFAS; Erica Lara, who works at a residential drug and alcohol treatment facility designed especially for women with young children; and Erica Gitis-Miles, a college student who has FASD. The in utero effects of alcohol are considered as well, as are the facial, bodily, neurological, cognitive, and behavioral characteristics of FASD
Bipolar disorder shifting mood swings ( file )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Different from the routine ups and downs of life, the symptoms of bipolar disorder are severe-even to the point of being life-threatening. In this insightful program, patients speak from their own experience about the complexities of diagnosis and the very real danger of suicide, while family members and close friends address the strain of the condition's cyclic behavior. In addition, Robert Hirschfeld, of The University of Texas Medical Branch; Karen Wagner, director of UTMB's Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; and Joseph Calabrese, director of the Mood Disorders Research Program at University Hospitals of Cleveland, present treatment options and medications for controlling bipolar disorder. (24 minutes)
Why we do what we do ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Communication experts, psychologists and philosophers discuss aspects of mass media's influence on people's behavior and motivation
Why we buy what we buy ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 36 libraries worldwide
Philosophers, communication professors and advertising executives discuss techniques that advertisers use to persuade consumers to purchase products and how the media use methods other than advertising to influence consumer behavior
Obeying or resisting authority a psychological retrospective ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 20 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 fiancé--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
Peasants & nobles ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Describes the lives of peasants and serfs during the Middle Ages and how they were oppressed by the wealthy. Details innovations of the era which include, the horse-drawn iron plough and the three-field planting system, which led to an agricultural revolution that set the stage for a heavily populated, modern Europe
I'm a child anorexic ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Therapists in America and Europe have noticed a disturbing trend: anorexia now appears in elementary-school-age children. This film documents the highs and lows of a London clinic's 12-week program, during which malnourished patients must confront and conquer their fears of eating. Girls as young as eight enter the clinic dangerously emaciated and depressed-and although most battle their way back to good health and reunions with loved ones, do their attitudes toward food really change? Once home, will they revert to old ways? The documentary reveals frighteningly distorted beliefs that run rampant among the young patients-one girl even insists that water contains calories-and it offers surprising revelations about the role of idealized body images in the media
 
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