Any medical student should be able to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. This medical how-to video tutorial outlines the guidelines to perform a basic cardiovascular exam. Always begin by by observing the patient from head to toe. Inspect the face for signs of cyanosis. Note visible scars or pulsations in the neck and edema in the feet. This video is intended for medical professionals only.
Watch this video to improve your clinical skills and learn how to do an abdominal examination. Note that this procedure should only be done by a medical professional.
This video offers a quick demonstration of a basic clinical respiratory examination. It is a useful thing to know if you are a medical student or if you are a patient who will be having a respiratory exam performed on you. Watch and learn how to have a listen to someone's lungs.
What is gastroenterology and when would a person need to see a gastroenterologist? This health-minded video tutorial from ICYou seeks to answer just that. For more information, and to figure out whether you yourself should see a gastroenterologist take a look.
Suspect you might have suffered a sprain? In this video, Dr. David Geier explains that a sprain is an injury to a joint, in which you may tear or stretch the ligaments that hold the joint together. Dr. Geier also covers treatment options.
Knowing how to spot a fracture is vital as, in the right situations, it can prevent further unnecessary injury. In this video, learn the signs of a bone fracture. Dr. David Geier covers symptoms an injured person may experience as well as treatment options.
In this medical-minded how-to from the folks at ICYou Health Videos, you'll learn how to tell whether you have hemorrhoids and, if you do, how to determine whether you should see a medical professional for treatment. For
Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder that involves a several symptoms related to altered bowel habits and abdominal pain. In this medical-minded how-to from the folks at ICYou Health Videos, you'll learn how to avoid the most common triggers of IBS and be apprised of treatment options.
Celiac disease is a digestive disease in which the affected person cannot tolerate gluten. Gluten is a protein that is found in foods like wheat, rye and barley. In this health-minded how-to, you'll learn how to diagnose and treat the various symptoms of Celiac disease. For more information, and to learn about treatment options, take a look.
Suspect that your bundle of joy is suffering from an ear infection? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Need some help figuring out whether your newborn has a urinary tract or bladder infection? This video guide from Health Guru will teach you everything you'll need to know. For all of the details, watch this video guide for new parents.
Learn how to take someone's blood pressure and pulse with help from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. In this video, you'll learn the proper way to measure a patient's blood pressure with a sphygmomanometer and stethoscope. Then learn about taking a pulse using your hand and clock. Measure a patient's blood pressure and pulse.
Appendicitis is one of the most painful and potentially dangerous maladies that can afflict a modern Western person, and recognizing the symptoms early is key to treating the disease and ending the pain. Watch this video for signs to looks for to tell if you or someone else is suffering from appendicitis. If they are, get them to the hospital now.
The Salmonella eggs outbreak sweeping the nation is mammoth in scope, and if you want to keep yourself and your family safe you need to know what Salmonella is and how you can prevent it. This video will explain all of that to you, including the connection between Salmonella and dysentery and how you can prepare eggs to avoid contamination.
If your arm is tingling all fuzzy-like the way it does when you've slept on it wrong all night but you've been up for more than a few hours, then you may have a case of the stroke rather than sleep-induced wonky arm.
A Nebulizer machine is a device that allows Asmtha medication to be administered in wet mist form by using compressed air. These devices are slower than a normal inhaler, but very effective. This video will show you how to use a Nebulizer machine properly for the treatment of you or your child's Asmtha symptoms.
An AeroChamber with mask is a device made to make metered dose inhalers deliver more medicine to the Asmtha patient. It works especially well for children who aren't great at using their inhaler yet. This video will show you how to to best use one to alleviate the suffering of your Asthmatic child.
The Pulmicort Flexhaler is an dry powder inhaler for administering steroid medications to Asmtha sufferers to prevent their symptoms. They are a little different than a traditional dry powder inhaler, and this video will show you how to use and store one properly to ensure relief and durability.
A metered dose inhaler is one of the oldest and mostly widely-used kinds of inhaler for quick relief and long term control Asmtha treatment. This video will show you quickly and easily how to use both major types of metered dose inhalers for both major types of Asmtha medicine, ensuring that you get the relief you need from your inhaler.
One of the newest and most effective types of dry powder asmtha inhalers is called a Diskus. They can be confusing to use for those used to a more traditional inhaler. This video will show you how to use a Diskus to treat your Asmtha symptoms and make sure your device stays clean and effective for a long time.
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand rheumatoid arthritis. This concentrates by attacking the joint spaces and causing a reaction. This doesn't happen for an exact reason, but it usually occurs in older individuals between 40-60 years old. This also occurs in young children rarely. The symptoms are when the joints become inflamed and painful. This happens around the knees, ankles, neck, and more. This attacks both sides of the body and the same body parts at once. Fatigue, fevers, mor...
In this tutorial, we learn how to understand Sacroiliac joint pain. This pain occurs where the spine connects to the pelvic region. This can cause a lot of inflammation which can lead to arthritis or pain. This can also occur if you have an injury, which will cause an muscle group to become smaller. Other causes include where you have an inflammation caused by rheumatic diseases that cause inflammation. Symptoms include pain in the low part of your back around your pelvis. Treatments include ...
Every physician, medical student or resident, from emergency room doctors and nurses to anesthesiologists, need to know of the most fundamental skill sets: airway assessment and management. But before one can be proficient with this skill set, you need to know the tools of the trade.
ER showed the world what goes on inside the emergency room, and in every episode, we experienced a common but very important procedure— intubation. But ER never made it seems easy; it showed just how hard it is for medical students to successfully intubate a patient due to fear and naivety. And for real-life doctors and medical practitioners, learning the art of airway management is just as difficult.
In this tutorial, Sarah Sheppard teaches us how to conduct a closed suction procedure. First, wash your hands, apply gloves, and identify yourself to the patient. Now, you will do vital signs such as, heart rate, respiratory rate, and lung sounds. After this, check the suction pressure and it should be around 80 to 120. Now, perform the rest of the closed suction procedure by inserting your standing needle and turning it off, then turning on the 02 sensor. This will give your patient two minu...
In this video, we learn how to evaluate a woman's body toxins. The best way to do this is to evaluate your life and your career. Different careers can expose you to toxicity. Another thing is test that your doctors can give you, that look at urine, blood, and saliva for toxic substances. These are not for everybody, just a certain population. But, the accuracy of these tests have not yet been proven scientifically. Not everyone needs to go on a detoxification diet, but it certainly can help y...
In order to treat and live with multiple Myeloma, you will need to first accept the diagnosis and what it means to your life. It is treatable, but it is not curable. They symptoms are: nervous system dysfunctions, fatigue, bone pain, recurrent infections, and kidney problems.
In this clip, learn all about kelation therapy. Kelation therapy is a simple procedure administered in a qualified physician's office that may reverse and even slow the progression of age-related and degenerative diseases such as atherosclerosis. In this tutorial, Francesca will explain all about this procedure so you can help decide if it is the right choice for you.
Kids will be kids, which means they'll always be getting into trouble and they'll always be getting hurt. But that's just a part of growing up. Don't worry about preventing these mishaps, just be prepared for when they happen. Children are so active that there’s always a chance they will get cuts, scrapes and bruises. Stay calm and follow these tips to get your child back on their feet.
Stubbing a toe on your foot can be a moment of agonizing pain, but what if it hurts for more than a split second? What if you stubbed you toe so hard that it hurt for days? If you find it difficult to walk or run and have pain, swelling, and tenderness in your toe, the toe may be broken. Here are some symptoms to be on the lookout for.
If diagnosed and detected early, throat cancer can be treated and most people can go on to live normal and healthy lives. In this video, you'll learn about detecting the symptoms of throat cancer, and learn all about preventing it and fighting it. Watch this video and it could save your life or the life of a loved one.
More and more, young athletes are developing staph infections. It's a serious topic and every coach or parent should know the basics of staph infections and preventative methods to make sure young athletes stay safe and healthy. Staph infection is MRSA — Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It's a staph bacteria that, overtime, has developed resistance to antibiotics like penicillins (methicillin, dicloxacillin, nafcillin, oxacillin) and cephalosporins. Learn more about staph infectio...
This video will teach and demonstrate the thyroid status assessment and thyroid gland examination in a patient. As a doctor, you will, at some point in your career, need to examine the thyroid gland in a patient's neck, and some other parts of the body which are effected by the thyroid.
This is a special four-part series on the human head, neck and skull. Medical students can greatly benefit from watch this anatomy video series. Dr. Gita Sinha "dissects" all of the information pertaining to the head and neck. Dr. Sinha is Assistant Professor for the Department of Anatomy & Neurobiology at Dalhouse University. Each of these videos cover a different topic:
In Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), doctors deal specifically with the female reproductive organs, which means a lot of visual inspection of the vaginal area. Whether you're a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or nursing assistant, knowing how to properly drape a patient is detrimental to the patient feeling protected and secure with the hospital staff, along with having some privacy. This video will cover different types of draping techniques.
In this video lesson for doctors, you will learn how to do a shoulder examination. First, you'll get a review of the procedures for evaluating any joint, and then jump into the basics of inspection of the shoulder, then learn palpation, and range of motion. This is a very general shoulder examination, meant to serve as a refresher course for those medical doctors or medical students who already know the exam procedure.
A brief neurologic examination includes six sections: 1) mental status exam, 2) testing cranial nerves, 3) sensation exam, 4) testing strength, 5) deep tendon reflexes exam, and 6) coordination exam. Eve Bargmann, M.D., shows doctors how to perform this neurological examination on a patient. You will need to do a full neuralgic exam (not in video) if any abnormalities are found. But this is just a brief screening exam during a general physical exam.
This video will teach doctor and medical students how to perform a full abdomen examination. John D. Gazewood, MD, MSPH, will show you the whole process, from the first steps of inspecting the abdomen, looking for abdominal contour and symmetry, to auscultation, percussion, and palpation of the abdomen. Some common findings during the inspection phase of the exam could be scars, striae, colors, jaundice, and prominent veins.
Eve Bargmann, M.D., will teach doctors in this video how to perform an examination of the patient's heart and blood vessels. As with any examination, you should start out with inspection. Start off with the jugular venous pulse, then examine the heart by palpation and auscultation with bell and diaphragm of the stethoscope, and lastly examine the blood vessels.
In this video, doctors can learn how to perform a full cardiac examination on a patient. The very first thing a doctor should do is visually inspect the patient, because there's a lot that can be gained by simply examining by eye. You'll want to carefully examine the respiratory pattern of the patient, the nature of their precordium, the anterior part of their chest over the heart. Feeling the pulse is also necessary when starting out this heart exam. To learn more, watch the full video.