See exactly what's happening inside your patients with acute or chronic renal failure. Learn how to spot the signs of these pathophysiologic changes and intervene to prevent life-threatening complications. With this video, you'll get a wealth of in-depth, practical information to help you understand and treat these serious disorders.
-identify key risk factors for renal failure.
-understand how each type of acute renal failure occurs and affects other body systems.
-spot the effects of each phase of acute renal failure.
detect characteristic signs and symptoms of chronic renal failure.
-teach patients to make diet and lifestyle changes to minimize complications.
...and much, much more.
-- Blanchard & Loeb website.
Driven by speculation that planet Earth's average temperature could rise as much as six degrees Celsius by the year 2100, the filmmakers at National Geographic speculate about the effects that each new degree would have on both mankind and the world we live in. By highlighting the effects of global warming on such areas as the Amazonian rainforests and the ice fields of Greenland, experts offer chilling insight into the possibility that man's constant quest for energy could ultimately bring about our downfall. After separating the facts from controversial speculation, the time comes to explore the means by which man could use technology and other methods to try and prevent the planet from overheating.