The 2019 Video Catalog


The PreOp® Heart Center


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The PreOp® Orthopedic Center


Orthopedic, Orthopedic Center, achilles, achilles surgeries, achilles tendon, blood sugar, cast or boot, ends of the tendon, healing, instructions regarding, non-surgical treatment, pain, physical therapy, problems, repair surgery, risk, risk of re-rupture, ruptured achilles, surgery, tendon, wound complications, wound healing

Achilles Tendon Repair Surgery

The Achilles tendon is a strong band of fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. It is the strongest tendon in the body. The Achilles tendon can tear ...

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?
Orthopedic, Orthopedic Center, artificial ball, artificial ball joint, ball joint, ball-shaped end, discharge tasks, hip joint, hip replacement, hip replacement surgery, hip socket, joint, move smoothly, postcare™ discharge, postcare™ discharge tasks, removed and replaced, replaced with a metal, replacement surgery, socket, surgery, surgical team, thighbone

Hip Replacement Surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure where painful arthritis in the hip joint is removed and replaced with a metal or plastic artificial joint. It usually is done when all other treatment...

Orthopedic, Orthopedic Center, cuff, cuff repair, deltoid muscle, doctor, incision on your shoulder, muscle, open rotator, open rotator cuff, open rotator cuff repair, repair, rotator, rotator cuff, rotator cuff repair, shoulder, shoulder joint, shoulder muscles, tendon, tendons, vertical incision, vertical incision on your shoulder

Rotator Cuff Repair – Open Surgery

Rotator cuff repair is a surgical procedure in which a torn tendon in the shoulder is repaired. To perform open rotator cuff repair, your doctor will make a vertical incision on your shoulder....

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The PreOp® Women’s Center


Oncology Center, Women's Center, blood vessels, breast, cancer, chest, chest muscle, layer of muscle, lymph, lymph nodes, lymphatic system, mastectomy, modified, modified radical, modified radical mastectomy, muscle, nodes, radical, radical mastectomy, surrounding, surrounding tissue, tissue

Mastectomy – Modified Radical

Traditionally, a radical mastectomy called for the removal of the breast, surrounding tissue and even the chest muscle below. A modified radical mastectomy is a procedure in which the breast and su...

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The PreOp® Minimal Surgery Center


Email Series, Minimal Surgery, Oncology Center, cancer, cancer screening, care team, colon, colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, colonoscopy procedure, entire inside, entire inside of the colon, inside of the colon, large intestine, light and camera, lower endoscopy, medications, pain, prep, procedure, scope, stool

Colonoscopy Lower Endoscopy

What is a Colonoscopy Lower Endoscopy? Your doctor has recommended that you have a Colonoscopy, also called a lower endoscopy. It is a procedure to examine your colon. This video will help you to...

Minimal Surgery, abdomen, abdominal, abdominal wall, blood vessels, blood vessels that supply, canal, carbon dioxide, hernia, hernia sac, hernia sack, hernias, inguinal, inguinal canal, inguinal hernias, peritoneum, supply the testes, surgeon carefully, vessels that supply, vessels that supply the testes, wall

Hernia Repair – Inguinal (Laparoscopic)

In general terms, we can say that a hernia occurs when the layers that make up the abdominal wall weaken. In other words, the fabric of muscle and other tissues which protect the gut develops a def...

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The PreOp® General Surgery Center


General Surgery, anesthesia, anesthesia drugs, arm or hand, associated with general anesthesia, blood pressure, breathing, breathing tube, continuous positive airway pressure, epidural anesthesia, general, general anesthesia, pain, procedure, sedation, side effects, spinal and epidural anesthesia, surgery, surgery or procedure, temporary side effects, type of anesthesia

Anesthesia Overview

What is Anesthesia? Anesthesia makes surgery possible for thousands of people every day. It blocks pain and relaxes you. It also keeps your body from moving during the procedure. For example, witho...

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The PreOp® Bariatric Surgery Center


Bariatric Center, 100 pounds, 100 pounds overweight, bariatric surgery, gastric, gastric sleeve, health problems, laparoscopic gastric, laparoscopic gastric sleeve, lose weight, pounds overweight, procedure, recommended a laparoscopic, sleep apnea, sleeve, sleeve procedure, stomach, surgery, wall of the stomach, weight, weight loss

Laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve Surgery

Your doctor has recommended a laparoscopic Gastric Sleeve to help you lose weight. This video will help you to understand this surgical treatment option.  We will start by reviewing information ab...

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The PreOp® Oncology Surgery Center


Email Series, Minimal Surgery, Oncology Center, cancer, cancer screening, care team, colon, colon cancer, colon cancer screening, colonoscopy, colonoscopy procedure, entire inside, entire inside of the colon, inside of the colon, large intestine, light and camera, lower endoscopy, medications, pain, prep, procedure, scope, stool

Colonoscopy Lower Endoscopy

What is a Colonoscopy Lower Endoscopy? Your doctor has recommended that you have a Colonoscopy, also called a lower endoscopy. It is a procedure to examine your colon. This video will help you to...

Oncology Center, Women's Center, blood vessels, breast, cancer, chest, chest muscle, layer of muscle, lymph, lymph nodes, lymphatic system, mastectomy, modified, modified radical, modified radical mastectomy, muscle, nodes, radical, radical mastectomy, surrounding, surrounding tissue, tissue

Mastectomy – Modified Radical

Traditionally, a radical mastectomy called for the removal of the breast, surrounding tissue and even the chest muscle below. A modified radical mastectomy is a procedure in which the breast and su...

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The PostCare™ Basic Care Tasks


Basic Tasks, clean warm water, dry his upper, dry his upper body, dry your hands, edge of the tub, help, help the patient, help your patient, patient, patient sit on the edge, pitcher or a shower, pitcher or a shower extension, plastic bath mat, plastic storage bag, shower extension, sit on the edge, skid-proof plastic bath, skid-proof plastic bath mat, tub, upper body

Assist with Shower

How Do You Assist with Giving Someone a Shower? The supplies you will need to have easily accessible in the bathroom include:  Clean clothing Skid-proof plastic bath mat (2) Washcloths (2) Towels...

Basic Tasks, bed covers, bed protector, dry your hands, equipment tray, mitt in the soap, mitt in the soap solution, paper towel, plastic storage, plastic storage bag, remove the bed, soap solution, soap solution and clean, soapy water, solution and clean, squeeze the mitt, storage bag, warm soapy, warm soapy water, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

Female Perineal Wash

How Do You Give a Female Perineal Wash? Once each day, or according to your doctor’s instructions, you will need to clean the urethral meatus – the opening where the catheter enters...

Basic Tasks, bed, bed covers, bed protector, disposable gloves, dry, dry your hands, equipment tray, paper towel, plastic storage, plastic storage bag, remove the bed, soapy water, storage bag, warm, warm soapy, warm soapy water, wash, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands, washed areas

Male Perineal Wash

How Do You Give a Male Perineal Wash? Once each day, or according to your doctor’s instructions, you will need to clean the urethral meatus – the opening where the catheter enters the body....

Basic Tasks, alcohol wipe, depress the plunger, diaphragm of the vial, discard the syringe, discard the wipe, dry your hands, injection, injection site, medication, pull, pull the needle, sharps container, skin, subcutaneous injection, syringe, tip of the needle, vial, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands, wipe into the trash

Subcutaneous Injection

How Do You Give a Subcutaneous Injection? A subcutaneous injection is the method used to administer medication under the skin. A short needle is used to inject the drug into the tissue between...

Basic Tasks, bed, belt as a support, bend your knees, buckle, faint help, help, help the patient, patient pivot, patient starts, pull the patient, side, side of the bed, support, support the patient, thread the belt, transfer, transfer belt, underhand grasp, weak or faint, weak or faint help

Using a Transfer Belt

How Do You Use a Transfer Belt? The key to safely helping a frail or weak patient out of bed is to use a transfer belt. This is a heavy canvas belt, 2 to 3 inches wide. It can be purchased at...

Basic Tasks, cleansing solution, doctor or nurse, dressing, dry your hands, gauze, gauze dressing, gauze pad, gauze pad into the plastic, gauze pads, gloves and discard, keeping the skin taut, pad into the plastic, pad into the plastic bag, plastic bag, remove your gloves, remove your gloves and discard, skin, skin taut, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

Wound Care

What is the Best Way to Care for a Wound? The equipment you will need to assemble includes:  2 pairs of clean disposable gloves, cleaning solution, small gauze pads for cleaning, large gauze pads...

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The Diabetes Information Center


Diabetes Center, 100 units, air bubbles, alcohol swab, bottle, cc to hold, cc to hold a maximum, dose, hold a maximum, hold a maximum dose, insulin, insulin bottle, insulin syringes, maximum dose, needle, pull the plunger, puncture-proof container, push the plunger, sharps container, skin, syringe

Injecting Insulin

The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous tissue between the top layer of the skin, the dermis and the underlying muscle layer. The only concentration of insulin available in the...

Diabetes Center, button at the end, cartridge, cartridge holder, dose, dose of insulin, dose scale, dose scale window, end of the cartridge, end of the cartridge holder, injection button, injection button at the end, insulin flow, insulin pens, manufacturer's instructions, needle, needle unit, press the injection, press the injection button, scale window, shield off the needle

Insulin Pens

What are Insulin Pens? Insulin pens are devices that can provide an easy way to carry and give insulin when away from home. Also, for people who are not comfortable working with syringes and bottle...

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The PostCare™ Urinary Series


Urinary Video Tasks

Care of Suprapubic Catheter

How Do You Take Care of a Suprapubic Catheter? During your surgery, a suprapubic catheter was inserted through your lower abdomen into your bladder. The catheter helps your bladder rest and heal. I...

Email Series, Urinary Video Tasks, bag clean, bag tubing, care, care instructions, catheter, catheter site, clean, clean towel, collection bag, drain, drainage tubing, fresh clean, inside of the bag, large overnight, leg bag, new leg bag, tubing, warm water, water, white vinegar

Discharge Catheter Care Female

What is Discharge Catheter Care Female? You have a Foley catheter in place to drain urine. This video will help you to understand how to care for the catheter and the drainage collection bag....

Urinary Video Tasks, amount, amount of urine, bladder, dry, dry your hands, hand, hat, measure, measure the amount, measure the amount of urine, record, remove the catheter, residual column, soapy water, urine, urine in the hat, warm soapy, warm soapy water, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

Female Intermittent Self-Catheterization

What is a catheterization While you were in the hospital, you received instructions on how to insert a catheter into your own bladder and practiced the procedure until you could do it on your own....

Urinary Video Tasks, amount, amount of urine, catheter, clean, column, dry your hands, flows, hat, measure, measure the amount, measure the amount of urine, penis, record, residual column, urine flows, urine in the hat, void, wash, wash and dry, wash and dry your hands

Male Intermittent Self-Catheterization

What is a catheterization While you were in the hospital, you received instructions on how to insert a catheter into your own bladder and practiced the procedure until you could do it on your...

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2019 Catalog