Films on Demand offers a wide variety of educational streaming videos and is accessible on campus and off. All of these videos can be found by searching in the Library's One Search box, and each one will have a direct link to the video.
Chronic Diseases: An Encyclopedia of Causes, Effects, and TreatmentThis comprehensive two-volume work provides an overview of an area of growing concern, offering readers a one-stop resource for researching the chronic conditions that increasingly plague our society. Chronic diseases and their consequences are among the foremost problems faced by the U.S. health care system, accounting for untold distress and mounting personal and societal costs. Bringing together an unprecedented array of detailed data and facts, this unique two-volume encyclopedia provides information that will help readers understand what they can do to avoid these diseases, as well as how to best manage chronic conditions that may affect them or their families. Designed for high school, public, and university libraries, this three-volume set covers an extensive range of disorders, including diabetes, cancer, high blood pressure, asthma, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, kidney disease, Alzheimer's disease, HIV/AIDS, and hepatitis. Depression and anxiety are covered, as are violence and injury, drug use and abuse, and tobacco as a health hazard. Much more than just a list of diseases, this encyclopedia enables readers to easily research terminology, symptoms, methods of diagnosis, medical treatments and alternative medicine, risk factors, associated conditions, and preventive approaches. The work is consistent with Healthy People 2010 national goals and objectives and with National Health Education Standards. * Presents comprehensive, up-to-date information in an easily accessible style * Examines the many facets of researching, diagnosing, and controlling chronic diseases * Covers preventive measures such as selecting a nutrition plan, physical activity, vaccinations, and screenings * Explores topics within their historical and societal context and in correlation with the standards of health education * Brings together the expertise of a wide range of respected professionals
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National Institute of Health Anatomy training moduleThe Anatomy and Physiology module introduces the structure and function of the human body. You will read about the cells, tissues and membranes that make up our bodies and how our major systems function to help us develop and stay healthy.
In this module you will learn to:
Describe basic human body functions and life process.
Name the major human body systems and relate their functions.
Describe the anatomical locations, structures and physiological functions of the main components of each major system of the human body.
Inner BodyExplore the human body like never before! With hundreds of interactive anatomy pictures and descriptions of thousands of objects in the body, InnerBody.com will help you discover what you want to know about human anatomy, right here at your fingertips.
Gale Encyclopedia of MedicineMedical encyclopedia that provides medical information about a wide variety of common disorders, conditions, tests, treatments, drugs, and sidebars that profile prominent people in the field.