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Skin and our Health


Skin and our Health



ACUTE SKIN TRAUMA EVIDENCE-BASED FORUM: BEST PRACTICE METHODS TO ENHANCE HEALING AND PREVENT INFECTION

By Joel W. Beam, Jim Scholler

Acute Skin Trauma Evidence-Based Forum: Best Practice Methods to Enhance Healing and Prevent Infectionprovides an overview of the current literature and its clinical relevance regarding acute skin trauma. The DVD also details best practice methods to enhance healing from acute skin trauma, as well as to help prevent infection. The DVD offers resources for athletic trainers who want to better understand cleansing, debridement, and dressing techniques, based on the type and characteristics of the wound, needs and activity level of the patient, and goals of the cleansing, debridement, and dressing techniques. The focus of the DVD is to enable athletic trainers to be able to integrate evidence-based cleansing, debridement, and dressing techniques into their clinical practice in the management of acute skin trauma.

Among the topics covered:

  • Cleansing
  • Debridement
  • Dressings
  • Clinical application to enhance healing & prevent infection
  • Effectiveness
  • Recommendations
  • Best practice methods to enhance healing and prevent infection

    DVD / 2012 / 49 minutes

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    CHILD WITH ALTERATIONS IN SKIN INTEGRITY, THE

    This video describes the characteristics of different skin lesions by their cause, including those caused by irritants, drug reactions, mites, infection, and injury. The lecture covers stages of wound healing and skin conditions that have a hereditary cause or predisposition. This lecture looks at a nursing care plan for a child with alterations in skin integrity, including dermatitis, infectious disorders, and infestations. It helps student develop an education plan for adolescents with acne to promote self-care. The process to measure the extent of burns and burn severity in children, nursing care plan for the child with a full-thickness burn injury and preventive strategies to reduce the risk of injury from bites and stings.

    DVD / 2012

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    FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING: SKIN INTEGRITY AND WOUND CARE

    This video covers factors affecting skin integrity, clients at risk for pressure ulcer formation and the four stages of pressure ulcer development. Wound healing is covered in details in this video in terms of its classification, phases, major types of exudates, main complications of and factors that affect it. Assessment data pertinent to skin integrity, pressure sites, and wounds as it relates to nursing diagnoses associated with impaired skin integrity is discussed as essential aspects of planning care to maintain skin integrity and promote wound healing. Key areas outlined include measures to prevent pressure ulcer formation, nursing strategies to treat pressure ulcers, promote wound healing, and prevent complications of wound healing while identifying purposes of commonly used wound dressing materials and binders. Physiologic responses to heat and cold and purposes of heat and cold and methods of applying dry and moist heat and cold are discussed also with essential steps of obtaining wound specimens, applying dressings, and irrigating a wound.

    DVD / 2012

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    NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS WITH BURNS

    This video discusses the types and causative agents of burns by looking at the classification by depth and extent of injury, pathophysiology, interdisciplinary care, and nursing care for the client with a minor burn. It covers the systemic pathophysiologic effects of a major burn and the stages of burn wound healing. Students are exposed to the interdisciplinary care and nursing implications necessary during the emergent/resuscitative stage, the acute stage, and the rehabilitative stage of a major burn.

    DVD / 2012

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    NURSING CARE OF CLIENTS WITH INTEGUMENTARY DISORDERS

    This lecture covers the manifestations and nursing care of common skin problems and lesions by looking at etiology, pathophysiology, interdisciplinary care and nursing care of clients with infections and infestations, inflammatory disorders, and malignancies of the skin. It explains the risk factors for, pathophysiology of, and nursing interventions to prevent and care for pressure ulcers. The lecture goes on to discuss surgical options for excision of neoplasms, reconstruction of facial or body structures, and cosmetic procedures. Students learn the pathophysiology of selected disorders of the hair and nails and the effects and nursing implications of medications and treatments used to treat disorders of the integument.

    DVD / 2012

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    CREATING AND MAINTAINING THE STERILE FIELD

    The purpose of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to properly establish and maintain a sterile field in the OR.

    DVD / 2010 / 13 minutes

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    GOWNING, GLOVING AND SURGICAL SKIN PREP

    The purpose of this program is to provide healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to perform gowning, gloving and surgical skin prep in the OR.

    DVD / 2010 / 13 minutes

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    PRINCIPLES OF STERILE TECHNIQUE

    The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with an understanding of the principles of establishing and maintaining a sterile field in the operating room.

    DVD / 2010 / 15 minutes

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    APPROACH TO SKIN INFECTIONS IN ATHLETES

    Approach to Skin Infections in Athletes provides a detailed overview of the key factors involved concerning skin infections in athletes. Featuring one of the most respected dermatologists in his field, this Clinical Lecture from the 2009 ACSM annual meeting reviews the four main categories of skin infections that are encountered by sport medicine professionals in the athletic training room. The key factors attendant to each category (epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention) are reviewed. The DVD also explains why athletes get skin infections, as well as presents the NCAA guidelines for dealing with them.

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Viruses
  • Fungi

    DVD / 2009 / 57 minutes

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    MANAGEMENT OF PSORIASIS TODAY, THE

    By Caron M. Grin, MD, Marti J. Rothe, MD

    This video program opens with a discussion of the pathogenesis and triggers for psoriasis and the distinctive clinical features of the various types of psoriasis. Special attention is given to the treatment of patients with mild localized psoriasis in the primary care setting. Recommended follow-up for the patient with mild psoriasis is provided. Also addressed are conventional options to treat moderate-to-severe psoriasis in a specialized dermatologic clinic and the selective use of biologic agents that target the underlying pathogenesis of psoriasis, now viewed as the most prevalent T-cellˇVmediated disease of the skin. The program includes recommended websites from the American Academy of Dermatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation that provide updates on the clinical evaluation and care of patients with psoriasis.


    DVD / 2004 / 60 minutes

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    PREVENTING SKIN CANCER

    If you think that a tan symbolizes good health, you need to become aware of some important facts about the negative effects of exposing your skin to ultraviolet rays. Learn about the various kinds of skin cancer and see how you can protect yourself from a deadly disease.

    Learning Objectives:
    1) Students will learn about the characteristics of the most common types of skin cancer.
    2) Students will learn why exposure to ultraviolet rays can cause skin cancer.
    3) Students will learn who is most susceptible to the effects of ultraviolet radiation.

    Awards
  • Telly Awards "Finalist"
  • Videographer Awards "Honorable Mention"

    DVD / 2004 / (Grades 6-12) / 24 minutes

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    HOW TO HAVE HEALTHY SKIN

    There is much people can do to have and to maintain healthy skin. In this program host Sarah Spiller guides viewers through the recommended steps to take to achieve healthy skin; first clarifying the functions of skin, examining common problems, and explaining skin's basic structure; she and expert Dr. Tony Chu then address normal, oily and dry skin types, as well as skin problem, such as eczema and dermatitis, sun and exposure, warning signs of skin cancer, saunas, facials and cosmetics.

    DVD / 2004 / (Junior High, Senior High, College, Adult) / 45 minutes

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    SUNTAN NOW, SKIN CANCER LATER

    Suntanning is a game of sunburn roulette in which the booby prize is skin cancer in later life. Victims recall their mistakes and experts offer advice.

    Learning Objectives
    1) Students will learn that it is important to protect their skin from exposure to the sun.
    2) Students will learn to recognize the various types of skin cancers.
    3) Students will learn about factors that make certain people more likely to develop skin cancers.


    DVD / 2004 / 20 minutes

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    SKIN CARE AND BATHING

  • Pressure Sores
  • Male and Female Perineal Care
  • Bed Bath
  • Back Rub
  • Nail Care

    DVD / 1994 / 35 minutes

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    RESERVOIRS OF STRENGTH

    Subjects include burn rehabilitation, psychosocial aspects of rehabilitation, and counseling intervention. Looks at burn rehabilitation through the eyes of the patients, and the specialists who contribute to this miracle of recovery.

    DVD / 1990 / 57 minutes

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    I AM JOE'S SKIN

    Common skin problems are revealed, along with the basics of proper skin care. Endorsed by the American Academy of Dermatology

    DVD / 1975 / 26 minutes

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    ADVANCES IN THE TREATMENT OF GENITAL HERPES

    Lawrence Stanberry, MD, PhD; Michael V. Reitano, MD; Stephen L. Sacks, MD, FRCPC; Larry Corey, MD; Charles Ebel

    Asymptomatic Shedding and Transmission; Current use of Acyclovir for the Therapy of Genital Herpes; Treatment with vaccines; Treatment and suppression of recurrent Herpes Simplex: Famcyclovir; General clinical manifestations; What the patient's expectations are.


    DVD / 90 minutes

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    ADVANCES IN TREATMENT OF HERPES ZOSTER INFECTION

    Karl Buetner, MD; Richard Whitley, MD; Robert Dworkin, MD; John F. Flahery, PharmD; John Wolf, MD

    The Pain Benefit for Anti-Herpetic Therapy in the Elderly; Therapeutic Advances in H. Zoster; Pharmacokinetics and Differentiation of Anti-Viral Therapy; Herpes Zoster: Pain Analysis.


    DVD / 120 minutes

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    ANTIFUNGAL THERAPY BEYOND THE YEAR 2000

    Boni E. Elewski, MD; Hideoki Ogawa; David T. Roberts; Bardur Sigurgeirsson; Christa de Cuyper; D. O'Sullivan; Irving Katz, MD; E.G.V. Evans, PhD, FRCPath; R.J. Hay, DM, FRCPath

    Understand the newest treatment regimens in onychomycosis therapy. Discuss the safety profile of antimycotics including side effects and drug interactions. Recognize the challenges in the management of onychomycosis. Discuss the long-term outcome of onychomycosis treatment.


    DVD / 150 minutes

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    MANAGEMENT OF HERPES ZOSTER

    Myron J. Levin, MD; Larry Gelb, MD; Michael Oxman, MD; Allyn Bandell, PharmD; Peter Watson, MD; Wayne Gray, PhD

    A panel of leading dermatologists, infectious disease physicians and managed care professionals will apply disease manage


    2 DVDs / 120 minutes

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    MANAGEMENT OF MELANOMA

    Antonio Buzaid, MD; Merick Ross, MD

    Adjuvant Therapy: Interferon and New Advances in Patients with Advanced Diseases; Diagnosis and Prognosis of Primary Melanoma


    DVD / 90 minutes

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    PRESSURE ULCERS: PREVENTION & TREATMENT

    Mary Y. Sieggreen, RN, CS, CNP, CVN, MSN; Maria Palleschi, MSN, RN, CCRN; JoAnn Maklebust, MSN, RN, CS, NP

    Describes the most common pressure ulcer risk factors and the wound healing process; Identify methods for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.


    DVD / 60 minutes

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    RECENT ADVANCES IN TREATMENT OF CUTANEOUS FUNGAL INFECTIONS (ONYCHOMYCOSIS)

    Norman Guzick, MD; Phoebe Rich, MD - John Wolf, MD; H. Irving Katz, MD

    Psychosocial Ramifications and Epidemiology; Diagnosis and Differential; Current Treatment Strategies for Onychomycosis; Safety Concerns Regarding Drug Interaction Potential and Liver Metabolism


    DVD / 90 minutes

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    VENOUS LEG ULCERS: A GUIDE FOR PATIENTS AND CARE GIVERS

    Millions of men and women suffer with venous leg ulcers. These are chronic wounds that heal slowly and recur easily. Fortunately, healing rates can be high and recurrence rates low, especially if patients understand and participate in their daily self-care plan. In this award-winning video, colorful graphics, interesting diagnostic tests and live demonstrations help patients and staff understand the cause and treatment of venous leg ulcers. We follow one individual as he learns how to care for his wound, including daily leg compression, leg elevation and calf pump exercise. You'll use this unique video in hospital wound clinics, staff education, dermatology, vascular surgery, PT, home health and long-term care.

    DVD / 21 minutes

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    YOUR ROLE IN RESIDENT SKIN CARE: A VIDEO GUIDE FOR STAFF IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES

    Residents with skin disorders can be a common occurrence in long-term care facilities. When skin disorders appear, quick identification and treatment by staff and health care providers in nursing homes is crucial to protecting residents and preventing skin disorders from worsening. The better prepared and more knowledgeable you are, the safer your residents will be. And the best way to defend against skin disorders is to prevent them.

    During this program you'll learn:

  • Your role in the prevention of common skin disorders
  • How to use the S.K.I.N. Check to identify possible skin disorders and assess skin disorders that may already be present, and
  • Your role in the treatment of skin disorders

    DVD

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