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How To : 5 Natural Ways to Remove a Crick in Your Neck

A crick is a sudden, spasmodic pain and stiffness in the neck caused by tight muscles that can absolutely ruin your entire day. It can last for more than one day and can be triggered by the smallest movement of the neck, such as a simple pandiculation, aka a yawn-stretch. Alth ...more

How To : Insert a Foley catheter in a woman

This how to video demonstrates how to do a female Foley catheter insertion. Before beginning any catheterization procedure make sure to properly identify the patient, wash your hands, and that all the supplies are handy. Watch and learn how to properly insert a Foley catheter ...more

How To : Understand the Process of Inflammation

In each day of our life, we see inflammation. We see it during sore throats and abscess formations in our bodies, and even slight tooth pain is a form of inflammation. Sometimes it's good when it fights to protect us from invading organisms, but sometimes it becomes bad when i ...more

How To : Insert a urinary catheter into a male patient

Catheterization is used to drain a patient's urine freely from the bladder or to inject liquids for treatment and diagnosis of certain bladder conditions. Cathing is usually done at a clinic by a nurse, although self-catheterization is also possible. This is an educational vi ...more

How To : Do a urinary catheterization procedure on a female

In many situations, learning proper medical procedures is difficult due to the urgency involved in patient care, so this video aims to prepare nurses so they can learn and stay fluent with the proper urinary catheterization of a female patient. As with all procedures, washing ...more

How To : Communicate with the elderly and disabled

Discover the top ten tips for communicating effectively with the elderly and disabled. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, and College Health. With the aid of Health Guru, you can understand your ...more

How To : Test urine for protein and glucose

Urine does not normally contain glucose and protein. Testing urine for the presence of protein and glucose gives your doctor an insight to your kidney function and overall health.

How To : Identify enternal feeding equipment in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to properly identify enternal feeding equipment. Every nurse should know the basics of keeping their patient healthy, follow along and see how easy it is to identify enternal feeding tubes. These ...more

How To : Perform a lower extremity exam on a patient

In this medical video, learn the process of examining the lower extremity of the body. See demonstrations of how you inspect the lower extremity, how you palpate and then perform passive range of motion of the hip, knee and ankle. John D. Gazewood, MD, MSPH, will also teach do ...more

How To : Administer oxygen therapy with a nasal cannula

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to administer oxygen therapy with a nasal cannula. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to give your patient oxygen using a cannula and an O2 f ...more

How To : Push medication through an IV in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here a few techniques you should know how to do. Follow along with this nursing how-to video to learn how to do a medication IV push. An IV push in an important and effective way of administering medication to a patient. Watch, learn and practice d ...more

How To : Perform a testicular self exam

Testicular cancer is a young man’s disease, and yet this is the age group that has the greatest sense of invincibility from the illness. Dr Harper demonstrates the technique you can use to self-examine your balls, and as it’s best carried out in the shower, it’s a great excuse ...more

How To : Insert a Foley catheter in a male

This how to video demonstrates how to do a male Foley catheter insertion. Before beginning any catheterization procedure make sure to properly identify the patient, wash your hands, and that all the supplies are handy. Watch and learn how to properly insert a Foley catheter in ...more

How To : Draw blood with a butterfly needle

If you need to learn how to use a butterfly needle to draw blood (phlebotomy) then you've come to the right place. This video will show you what you need to know to get it done. Please see the creator's comments below: Demonstration of phlebotomy using a butterfly needle on a ...more

How To : Tape an ankle to prevent an injury in basketball

This video demonstrates how to tape an ankle in order to prevent an injury in basketball. To do this, first it is necessary to start off with some ace pads. The foot should be in a neutral position at a 90 degree angle. The ankle must be pre-wrapped with tape high toward the s ...more

How To : Insert a Foley catheter in nursing

Going to be a nurse? Then one very common procedure done by a nurse involves inserting a Foley catheter into a patient. Follow along in this nursing how-to video to learn how to insert a Foley catheter. Before starting always make sure to double check the doctor's orders and h ...more

How To : Listen for breath sounds through chest auscultation

Lung auscultation is an important part of diagnosing and treating lung conditions. This medical how-to video shows you how to perform a lung exam on a patient's chest. Use a stethoscope to listen for normal and irregular breath sounds that a patient might have.

How To : 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 the body. The procedure to do this is explained in this video.

How To : Use a condom external catheter

When a man is unable to control his urine for long periods of time he is said to be incontinent. To avoid soiling his clothes and bed a condom-style sheath can be used to connect the penis to a closed drainage system in which the urine is collected.

How To : Perform a vulval disease or cancer check

Around 1000 cases of vulval cancer are diagnosed every year in the UK, mainly in women who have been through the menopause. However, there are also a range of other vulval conditions that affect all women – highlighting how important it is to self-check your vulva. Although it ...more

How To : Use and Set Up a Baxter Infusion Pump in Nursing

One important part of nursing is knowing how to use and set up an IV infusion pump. Follow along with this Baxter setup demonstration to learn how to carry out this procedure with a real patient. Keep watching and learn how to do a piggyback IV set up also. Watch, learn and pr ...more

How To : Do a urinary catheterization procedure on a male

One of the hardest things a man can go through in life is a trip to the hospital, especially when he knows he's going to need a catheter. It's every man's worst fear. But for a nurse, it's necessary knowledge. Learning the male urinary catheterization procedure hands-on is dif ...more

How To : Perform a general neurological exam on a patient

As a doctor, sometimes it will be necessary to perform a neurological examination of your patient to rule out any neurological disorders. Your objective is to identify abnormalities in the nervous system, to differentiate peripheral from central nervous system lesions, and to ...more

How To : Administer heparin to a patient in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then follow along with this nursing how-to video to learn how to administer hepranin to a patient. This technique is very common in nursing. Watch and observe the proper method identifying, measuring, and administering heparin dosages. Before starting a ...more

How To : Perform a basket weave ankle taping

Dave Watkins from the Wakefield Sports Clinic demonstrates how to perform a specific type of ankle taping. This basket weave taping is very common for people who have previous ankle injuries. This taping technique provides great support for all athletes. The taping is done by ...more

How To : Attach catheter tubing to the leg to avoid pulling

Studying to be a nurse? Then one important part of nursing involves making your patient comfortable. This nursing how-to video demonstrates how to attach Foley catheter tubing to the leg to avoid pulling. Our nurse uses a catheter securement device to secure the catheter in pl ...more

How To : Perform a phlebotomy with a butterfly needle

I want to draw your blood! Well, if you want to draw someone's blood (also known as phlebotomy) this video will show you how to do it. This is a very common thing, especially if you're working as a nurse, nurse's aid, a doctor or even a vet. You'll want to do it right to ensur ...more

How To : Apply a ring block of local anesthesia to a digit

This medical how-to video demonstrates how to anesthetize with the digital block technique. The digital block is a simple anesthesia procedure used to numb the fingers or toes. Watch as they show how to apply a ring block of local anesthesia to a digit.

How To : 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. This video shows you how to give a proper male perineal wash.

How To : Draw blood with a standard venepuncture procedure

This medical instructional how-to video demonstrates the proper way to perform a standard venepucture procedure on a patient. Before drawing blood from any patient it is always good to identify your patient. Wrap the band at the top of the arm and use alcohol to clean the area ...more

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