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In Sickness and in Wealth
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
What are the connections between healthy bodies, healthy bank accounts and skin colour? Our opening episode travels to Louisville, Kentucky, not to explore whether medical care cures us but to see why we get sick in the first place, and…
When the Bough Breaks
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
The number of infants who die before their first birthday is much higher in the U.S. than in other countries. And for African Americans the rate is nearly twice as high as for white Americans. Even well-educated Black women have…
Place Matters
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
Why is your street address such a good predictor of your health? Latino and Southeast Asian immigrants like Gwai Boonkeut have been moving into long-neglected urban neighborhoods such as those in Richmond, California, a predominantly Black city in the San…
Becoming American
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
Recent Mexican immigrants, although poorer, tend to be healthier than the average American. They have lower rates of death, heart disease, cancer, and other illnesses, despite being less educated, earning less and having the stress of adapting to a new…
Bad Sugar
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
The Pima and Tohono O'odham Indians of southern Arizona have arguably the highest diabetes rates in the world - half of all adults are afflicted. But a century ago, diabetes was virtually unknown here. Researchers have poked and prodded the…
Not Just a Paycheck
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
In the winter of 2006, the Electrolux Corporation closed the largest refrigerator factory in the U.S. and moved it to Juarez, Mexico, for cheaper labor. The move turned the lives of nearly 3,000 workers in Greenville, Michigan, upside down. Before…
Gen Silent - Discrimination Against LGBT Seniors
The generation that fought hardest to come out of the closet is going back in to survive. What would you do if you were old, disabled or ill - and the person feeding you put down the spoon and said…
2 videos
Born in the U.S.A. - Choice Doesn’t End With the Decision to Become a Parent
Meet three birth caregivers--a obstetrician, a nurse-midwife, and a licensed homebirth midwife--each with a dramatically different idea about what constitutes best care for birthing women. Learn how they see their work and what factors--medical, legal, and cultural--influence women's choices in…
Calgary Family Assessment Model - How to Apply in Clinical Practice
Part of the Series: Family Nursing collection
The co-developers of the Calgary Family Assessment Model (CFAM), Drs. Lorraine M. Wright and Maureen Leahey demonstrate the Calgary Family Assessment Model (CFAM) in clinical practice. Highlighting the structural, developmental, and functional categories of CFAM in clinical interviews, they present…
Collateral Damage
Part of the Series: Unnatural Causes
Two billion people worldwide are infected with the TB bacillus, but only 9 million people a year actually get the disease. The story of the Marshall Islands can help us understand why. The lives and health of Marshall Islanders in…
Microbirth - The Origins of the Human Microbiome
Winner of Grand Prix award at the 2014 Life Sciences Film festival. Microbirth is a 60 minute cutting-edge science documentary offering an overview of the origins of the human microbiome and its significance for lifelong health. Narrated by voice-over, illustrated…
The Invisible Patients - Life at the Edges of the American Healthcare System
This is the story of Jessica Macleod, a nurse practitioner, and four patients she cares for in their homes. With her laptop, satchel and stethoscope, Jessica makes house calls, typically seeing 8-10 patients per day, many of whom live at…
Cardiac Auscultation
Familiarity with normal and abnormal heart sounds provides the foundation for many clinical assessments. This program focuses on cardiac auscultation, or listening to the sounds produced by the heart, a skill that can be lost without review and practice. It…
5 videos
Pharmacology: Simplified Not Mystified - Common Prescription Drugs
This is a clinical film on the most common classes of drugs used in the world of medicine and nursing today. Learn about the "prils", the "sartans", the "triptans", the "cyclovirs", the "prazoles", the "conazoles", the "olols, alols, and ilols",…
3 videos
Nursing (Activities of Daily Living and Client Observations) Client Observations
This series of 11 videos explores some key client observations a nurse will undertake throughout their career, such as measuring blood pressure, weight and blood glucose level. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos provide a practical demonstration of many of the…
11 videos
Rapid Physical Assessment
Overview: This updated program gives a new look and feel to Medcom's popular and trusted course for performing a rapid physical assessment. The program provides a comprehensive review of the steps required to perform a rapid physical assessment including: Pre-assessment…
You're Looking at Me Like I Live Here and I Don't - The First Film Shot in an Alzheimer's Care Unit
You're Looking At Me Like I Live Here And I Don't is the first documentary to be filmed entirely in an Alzheimer's care unit, and also the first told entirely from the perspective of a woman living with Alzheimer's disease.…
Chocolate Babies
An underground band of HIV-positive, queer, urban, genderqueer, activists of color is making headlines in New York. In an effort to expose political corruption surrounding the AIDS epidemic, these urban guerrillas stage a series of surprise attacks against conservative politicians…
Nursing - Clinical Procedures
This series of 17 videos explore daily clinical procedures a nurse will untertake, such as removing a drain, catheter and dressing. The Nursing Clinical Skills videos are designed to supplement the Clinical Skills Manual provide a practical demonstration of many…
17 videos
Here One Day - A Family Copes with Mental Illness
When filmmaker Kathy Leichter moved back into her childhood home after her mother's suicide, she discovered a hidden box of audiotapes. Sixteen years passed before she had the courage to delve into this trove, unearthing details that her mother had…