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1.

The Cancer Cell Membrane

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Panelists discuss analyses of alterations in glyca proteins of the plasma membrane in the cancer cell ; alterations in lipid and membrane fluidity in the cancer cell ; oncogenic viruses and the effect of transformation on membrane characteristics; and lysomal enzymes, plasma membranes and invasiveness.
BookVideo U-Matic
1976
Health Sciences (Ivy)
2.

Spinal Cord Disease

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A discussion of the anatomy and physiology of the spinal cord, its function, its relationship to the nervous system in general, and diseases which affect it.
BookVideo U-Matic
1984
Health Sciences (Health Sciences Reserve)
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BookVHS
1985
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Medicine and Marriage: Or, I Gave at the Office

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The panelists delineate the type of issues which surface in medical marriages and offer ideas about how to avoid the pitfalls and cope with the problems involved.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (CHECKED OUT)
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Florence Nightingale

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In pt. 1 of this program, Florence Nightingale's life and work are chronicled through photographs, drawings and her own words as taken from her writings. Part 2 includes interviews with 2 authorities on Nightingale's work and nursing theory - Dr. Monical Baly and Dr. Lois Monteiro.
BookVHS
1990
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Madeleine Leininger

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Madeleine Leininger talks about her early life growing up in Nebraska and her education as a school teacher nurse in the U.S. Public Health Cadet Corps, and as an anthropologist. In an interview with Jacqueline Fawcett at Wayne State University, she discusses her theory of culturally congruent health care and universality. An overview of this discussion is provided at the program's conclusion.
BookVHS
1990
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Primary Hyperaldosteronism

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Dr. Siragy reviews the different types of this disorder, associated with an excess secretion of aldosterone. He then describes the physiology of aldosterone and discusses the clinical signs and symptoms, diagnostic indications and therapeutic options for each type of disorder.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (Ivy)
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Prevention and Consequences of Prenatal Alcohol Use

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The panel focuses on issues adversely affecting the implementation of recommendations for the prevention of prenatal alcohol use. These include: inconsistent advice from health care providers on the adverse effects of alcohol consumption; changing patterns of prenatal care for disadvantaged women ; and social, cultural and educational differences between women and their prenatal providers. Several innovative programs designed to address these issues are also discussed.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (CHECKED OUT)
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Frozen Embryos: What Are They? How Should We Treat Them? Who Should Decide?

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Dr. Bateman begins the program by describing the clinical procedure of cryopreservation and when and how it is used. Mr. Wadlington addresses several legal problems posed by this procedure, including: inheritance, status, and rights of sperm and egg donors in decisions regarding disposition. Mr. Childress discusses the ethical aspects of 2 recent court cases concerning the "ownership" of frozen embryos.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (CHECKED OUT)
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Predicting Genetic Risks: Scientific, Social, and Ethical Issues

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As the first panelist, Dr. Kelly broadly defines and describes the scientific aspects of the new genetics and DNA technology. Dr. Holtzman reviews the benefits and risks of this new technology and discusses problems associated with its use, including lack of financial resources for genetic screening and counseling, and government constraints. Dr. Fletcher presents the ethical issues including: access to genetic services, abortion choices, confidentiality and disclosure issues, and exceptions to non-directive genetic counseling.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (CHECKED OUT)
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Research Fraud at the Medical Center: From Treatment to Prevention

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Dr. Fletcher begins the program by defining the concept of fraud in research for publication, and reviews reported cases in the last 20 years. Dr. Owen comments on the proposed policies and procedures which he helped to draft for the UVa Medical Center. Dr. Duling concludes by raising several issues and questions stemming from the above policies document. These include: scientists' attitudes towards research ; ensurance of full "due process" for the accused ; the potential for development of an atmosphere of anxiety and fear on the part of researchers working at the University ; and the extent of the culpability of the research project leader.
BookVideo U-Matic
1990
Health Sciences (CHECKED OUT)
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Margaret Newman

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Dr. Newman discusses her early life in Tennessee, her education at Baylor and at New York University and her teaching career at various institutions. In an interview at the University of Minnesota where she is currently a professor of nursing, she explains her theory of health as expanding consciousness in which health is based on consciousness, movement and space/time.
BookVHS
1990
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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The Deposition

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Question and answer format between medical and legal experts on defining the deposition, its purposes and preparation techniques designed for those called as expert witnesses or defendants in malpractice cases. Provides advice on what to wear, how to behave and how to respond to questions during a deposition.
BookVHS
1990
Health Sciences (Missing)
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Mastering the Mountain: The University of Virginia School of Medicine : 1991 and Beyond

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Dr. Carey, Dean of the University of Virginia School of Medicine presents a report on the School's activities during 1991. He reviews: data on the entering class of '91; humanitarian activities of medical students; results of the LCME Accreditation Study conducted in September 1991; school finances; 1990 graduates' choices for primary care practice; ways to augment the school curriculum; private sector fundraising; new endowed professorships and administrative appointments; plans for new interdisciplinary centers and construction projects; faculty honors; and goals for 1992.
BookVHS
1991
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Homer R. Warner, M. D.

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Presents an interview with Homer R. Warner, who is a pioneer in designing medical information systems and chairman of the Medical Informatics Dept. at the University of Utah (Salt Lake City).
BookVHS
1985
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
17.

Jean Watson

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Jean Watson discusses her work in nursing.
BookVHS
1988
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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The Deadly Deception

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This program investigates the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male, a medical experiment conducted in Alabama from 1932-1972 in which Afro-American men believed they were receiving free treatment for syphilis, but were given worthless medicines by government physicians.
BookVHS
1993
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Dax's Case

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This program presents the case of Donald (Dax) Cowart and his desire to die following severe burns over 65% of his body and the loss of his vision and hands. A patient's right to refuse treatment and to die is considered.
BookVHS
1984
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Medical Liability Reform: The Range of Considerations

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Mr. Abraham, professor of law at the University of Virginia wrote an article "Medical liability reform : a conceptual framework" which was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. This article forms the basis for the panel discussion which covers: malpractice claims, insurance practices, the function of the tort system and the results of reforms already underway.
BookVideo U-Matic
1989
Health Sciences (Ivy)