This video demonstrates how to insert an NG tube. An NG tube is a plastic tube inserted to the nose, through the pharynx and into the stomach.
The purse string stitch is one of the more specialized stitches used during surgery: the purse string suture. This suture is used to seal an opening in a hollow organ in the body, like when a feeding tube is being inserted. It is a challenging maneuver, and mostly useful in in ...more
As summer heats up, new maps from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives us our best guess at where Zika-carrying mosquitoes could be hanging out this year in the US. The Zika virus is a potentially serious virus carried by mosquitoes. As of June 2017, the ...more
Ingredients 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut in 1/4-inch cubes, divided 4 ounces day-old crusty French or Italian bread, cut in 1-inch pieces 8 ounces freshly grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, divided 1 clove garlic, peeled 1-1/2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 ...more