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Summary: Hugh Laurie stars as the brilliant but sarcastic Dr. Gregory House, a maverick physician who is devoid of bedside manner. Dr. House thrives on the challenge of solving medical puzzles that other doctors give up on.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Brody, Howard.

Contents: The good, the bad, and the ugly : a story of two medications -- An ethical framework -- The pharmaceutical industry and the free market -- Patents, generic drugs, and academic science -- Research and profits -- Suppression of research data -- The quality of pharmaceutical research -- The drug rep: historical background -- The drug rep today -- The influence of drug reps: what the data show --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 BRO

Summary: Dr. Will Halstead balances the stress as the ER's supervising attending physician with his complicated relationship with Dr. Natalie Manning, an attending physician in emergency pediatrics. Newly remarried, Dr. Daniel Charles remains he Sherlock Holmes of psychiatry. Former Navy flight surgeon Dr. Ethan Choi brings his battlefield skills to the front lines of Chicago's busiest ER, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 5

Summary: Continues to chronicle the daily life-and-death battles of Chicago's elite medical professionals as they navigate challenging medical emergencies and intense personal drama. In last season's cliffhanger finale, Dr. Will Halstead got down on one knee and proposed to Dr. Natalie Manning, but will the two ever make it down the aisle?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD TV Ch 4

Summary: House is serving a prison sentence for driving his car into Cuddy's living room, and when his sentence ends early, he finds the Diagnostic Medicine Department has gone through a transition in his absence and he must deal with a new chain of command and personnel changes to his team.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Tate, Nikki

Summary: "This nonfiction book for teens examines the complex issue of medical assistance in dying from multiple perspectives."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Books Publishers 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Magazines, Call number: YA 179.7 TAT

Elliott, Carl

Summary: In this lively narrative, physician and moral philosopher Carl Elliott traces for the first time the evolutionary path of the new direction in health care, revealing the dangerous underbelly of the beast that has emerged--a beast that sacrifices old-style doctoring to fit the values of consumer capitalism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 ELL

Summary: Contains the entire third season of the television program "House" in which the controversial Dr. Gregory House and his team diagnose and treat mysterious illnesses. Includes special features.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV HOU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series House 2007

Summary: Reflecting the diverse nature of today’s society, a health care worker must adapt his or her practices to the cultural, ethnic, and religious needs of patients. In fact, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations states that all industry workers must familiarize themselves with the significance of cultural differences. This program provides nurses and other health...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2004

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Summary: With each passing month and year, a child's health care needs get more and more complex. But it is possible to address them using close observation, sensitivity, and a proactive approach. This program guides beginning health care workers through the factors involved in toddler, child, and teen medical care. In addition to overviews of how children learn boundaries, develop autonomy, and form...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: FROM THE PUBLISHER : After the Nancy Cruzan case was decided by the Supreme Court in 1990, and ultimately resolved by the Courts of the State of Missouri, the decision to withhold or withdraw life-prolonging nutrition and hydration appeared to many to be as noncontroversial as decisions to refuse respirators or dialysis. Even the Catholic Church held that, although there should be a presumption...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prometheus Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 179.7 CAS

Summary: On September 30, 2004, pharmaceutical giant Merck voluntarily withdrew its popular painkiller Vioxx after it was linked to increased risks of heart attack and stroke. Was Merck's move driven by genuine concern for patients? Or, given findings from earlier studies, was the recall a self-protective move that came too late? This CNBC investigation takes viewers through the process by which one of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Feder, Ellen K.

Summary: "Putting the ethical tools of philosophy to work, Ellen K. Feder seeks to clarify how we should understand "the problem" of intersex. Adults often report that medical interventions they underwent as children to "correct" atypical sex anatomies caused them physical and psychological harm. Proposing a philosophical framework for the treatment of children with intersex conditions--one that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 FED

Summary: America's frenzied debate over government health insurance has eclipsed another, no less challenging, national health care crisis-the plight of people with serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. This Fred Friendly Seminar sheds light on barriers to treatment, ethical and legal dilemmas, and fragmented social policies that are creating a nightmare for families, filling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: A respected source of balanced, first-rate journalism, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer raises urgent and challenging questions whenever it covers the healthcare field. This anthology of NewsHour segments confronts ethical dilemmas and complex issues in medicine today. Through in-depth reporting and interviews with doctors, nurses, patients, and other experts, the anthology examines case studies,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Cook, Robin

Summary: "Newly minted chief resident at Boston Memorial Hospital Noah Rothauser is swamped in his new position, from managing the surgical schedules to dealing with the fallouts from patient deaths. Known for its medical advances, the famed teaching hospital has fitted several ORs as "hybrid operating rooms of the future"-- an improvement that seems positive until an anesthesia error during a routine...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC COO

Summary: Many who followed the Terri Schiavo case struggled to make sense of the flurry of opinions it generated. This NewsHour program, recorded during the last days of Terri Shiavo's life, presents two opposing yet thoroughly reasoned perspectives on the issues. Beth Israel Medical Center neurologist Dr. Russell Portenov explains the medical justification for removing the feeding tube, while Dr....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Lerner, Barron H.

Contents: The first Dr. Lerner -- Super doctor -- Illness hits home -- The second Dr. Lerner -- Forging my own path -- Treating the whole patient -- Family practitioner -- Growing disillusionment -- Slowing down -- Epilogue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Inc 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 174.2 LER

Summary: Imagine a future in which physical strength and assertiveness are the top-selling items on "baby menus." This program explores that possibility and other frightening implications of market-driven genetic engineering. Showing how the government-funded Human Genome Project has become highly lucrative for pharmaceutical companies, the video examines cases of exploitative gene harvesting in Iceland...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: PGD, or pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, allows doctors and parents to screen brand-new embryos for genetic diseases. This program illustrates the PGD process and what it implies-from lifesaving medical solutions to what many see as the Nazi-esque disposal of life. The experiences of couples considering or undergoing PGD are featured-including the story of Leanne and Stephen, who ignited...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: On August 9, 2001, President George W. Bush announced his support for federal funding of limited embryonic stem cell research. This NewsHour program offers a revealing snapshot of that historic intersection between science and public policy. It features a panel of ethicists and researchers expressing their views on the President's decisions-including University of Chicago professor Leon Kass,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: If death comes without suffering, under the care of a physician and requested by an individual who desires peace and closure, what are the grounds for stopping it? This program investigates the various moral, religious, and philosophical perspectives surrounding euthanasia. Highlighting both pro and con arguments in the debate as it has taken shape in the United Kingdom, the video features such...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: It's one of the greatest breakthroughs in scientific history, but genetic engineering has also brought disturbing new questions. Should we push genetic research to its absolute limit, exploiting every discovery? What are the consequences of intervening in nature's processes at their most fundamental level? Outlining the potential benefits of genetic engineering, such as the treatment or cure of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Along with the interventions that can sustain the life of a terminally ill senior citizen or a severely impaired premature baby have come a host of ethics-related dilemmas, and chief among them is when to suspend treatment. In this program, renowned theologian Martin Marty, of The Park Ridge Center; members of Lutheran General and Good Samaritan Hospitals' ethics advisory teams; hospice...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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