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Appendectomy [electronic resource]

Krames StayWell, LLC
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Appendectomy is a common surgical procedure - the removal of the appendix, a blind-ended tube located near the junction of the small and the large intestines. It is performed to treat appendicitis, a very common yet serious disorder in which the appendix becomes infected. This program helps patients understand appendectomy - and why immediate action often proves necessary. The video covers risks and complications while offering tips for at-home recovery and knowing when to call the doctor.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
5 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 15, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Contents
  • Understanding Appendectomy (2:08)
  • Surgical Options (1:33)
  • What to Do (0:36)
  • When to Call Your Surgeon (0:27)
  • What We Have Learned (0:26)
  • Credits: Appendectomy (0:06)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2010.
Publisher no.
52804 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (5 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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