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How To : Suture a wound in an emergency

This two part tutorial will teach you exactly how to close a wound like a doctor would. This is a good skill to master for emergency situations where medical help may not be immediately available. Watch this video for step by step instructions on how to suture. Part 1 of 2 - H ...more

How To : Stop someone from bleeding

This video demonstrates first aid for serious bleeding. Lay the injured person down with head slightly lower than the trunk or elevate wound above the level of the heart. Apply pressure, after bleeding stops, wrap tight with sterile gauze bandage. Get medical help for the vict ...more

How To : Prevent hair loss with Rogaine

Rogaine is a popularly used produce for hair loss and regrowing hair. Rogaine is a topical form of minoxidil and its use on the scalp to help thicken the hair. Minoxidil was initially use for blood pressure medication and has discovered the patients that took minoxidil had hai ...more

How To : Deal with Ear Discharge

it is uncommon for the ear to show dischrage. Ear discharge occurs due to many causes ranging from simple infection to dangerous sign of brain trauma. depending on the color and odor of that discharge ... the cause varies in case of ear drum trauma, the discharge usually wate ...more

How To : Hypoglycemia - How We Deal with It

What Is Hypoglycemia Hypoglycemia is the medical term used to describe a state of lower level of blood glucose. It produces different symptoms and effects resulting from inadequate supply of glucose to the brain and it leads to impairment of brain function. The effects can r ...more

How To : Check for a fever accurately

Feeling someone's forehead when they are sick is an outdated way to check for a fever. Follow along with this video and learn how to take an accurate reading so you know whether or not to seek medical help. You Will Need * A digital thermometer * Petroleum jelly Step 1: Choos ...more

How To : Perform the Heimlich Maneuver (abdominal thrusts)

Abdominal thrusts—also known as the Heimlich maneuver—can be used to expel a foreign object lodged in a choking victim's windpipe. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to perform the Heimlich Maneuver (abdominal thrusts). You Will Need * Someone to call 911 * Firm resolve ...more

How To : Suspect a Case of Insecticide Poisoning

Insecticides are widespread products which are used daily in our lives. Organophosphorus is the main compound in these products and has toxic effects on our health that may be fatal in some cases. Insecticides affect mainly the synapses of the nerve cells in our central nerv ...more

News : Stop Using Citronella Candles — They Don't Work

Mosquitoes are a big problem, and citronella candles are not the solution. There are a lot of mosquito species. The American Mosquito Control Association reports there are more than 3000 mosquito species in the world, and about 200 of those occur in the US. The most common ar ...more

How To : Perform a musculoskeletal exam on a patient

Whether your training to be a doctor or a nurse, there is no doubt that this video lesson will help you better understand the procedure for musculoskeletal examinations. Musculoskeletal exams rely exclusively on inspection and palpation and tests using a combination of those t ...more

How To : Remove an intrauterine device

This instructional medical how-to video gives a step-by-step instruction on how to remove an intrauterine device (IUD) with the help of a licensed health care practitioner. DO NOT DO YOURSELF WITHOUT PROFESSIONAL HELP.

How To : Access a port-a-cath in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to access por-a-caths on a patient. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to identify and access port-a-caths on your patient so that they can r ...more

How To : Collect and label a urine specimen in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to collect and label a urine specimen. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to do a urine collection and label it properly. These medical tips ...more

How To : Treat burns and scalds (British Red Cross)

No one can escape the wrath of fire. Eery living person will experience some sort of burn during their lifespan, from scalds to third degree burns. Burns and scalds are among the most common injuries requiring emergency treatment in hospitals, but would you know what to do if ...more

How To : Perform CPR on a baby (British Red Cross)

The most basic and most important aspect of first aid is CPR. It's the one thing that is most likely to save a life. It's stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is the emergency medical procedure for restoring a person's normal heartbeat and breathing when experiencin ...more

How To : Perform CPR on an adult (British Red Cross)

CPR. It's stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation, which is the emergency medical procedure for restoring a person's normal heartbeat and breathing when experiencing heart failure or breathing impairment. It's the number one way to save a life, and everyone should know it, wh ...more

How To : Fit a wound dressing for a Wound Vac in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you the basic of operation of a Wound Vac machine and the proper technique for fitting a dressing on a wound. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to f ...more

How To : Check blood sugar levels at the bedside in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to check a patients blood sugar level at their bedside. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to check blood sugar levels with a Life Scan monit ...more

How To : Stop severe bleeding [signed] (British Red Cross)

This video is designed to help deaf people, or those with hearing impairments, learn how to do basic first aid. Specifically, this video deals with sever bleeding and how to stop it, and is taught in sign language. Everyone gets cut every once in a while, but sometimes those ...more

How To : Take CoQ10 & understand the side effects & dosage

In this clip, Dr. Ray Sahelian will tell you all about the benefits, side effects and potential medical uses of this very interesting nutrient, CoQ10. CoQ10 stands for co-enzyme Q-10 and is meant to help with heart disease, metabolism, energy and cell health. Dr. Sahelian will ...more

How To : Fix a live butterfly's broken wing

This video tutorial from Live Monarch shows you how to fix a live butterfly's broken wing. You can help restore flight to a butterfly in need -- you can be a hero and make a real difference. WARNING: You might not want to do this unless you are CERTAIN that you know what you ...more

How To : Stop severe bleeding (British Red Cross)

Everyone gets cut every once in a while, but sometimes those cuts can be more serious than expected. It could turn into severe bleeding, and there's a certain way to deal with this type of bleeding in a victim. How would you treat someone who was bleeding severely? Your main ...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 : Treat a sunburn properly

Dr. Schultz teaches how to treat a sunburn properly in very easy steps. For a regular sunburn, take aspirin to relief for that burning sensation. Use milk and water compress as tropically on the skin. Apply ointments 3-4 times a day. Take a bath not a shower with warm water. A ...more

How To : Dissect a human to see the lower limb joints

To begin this anatomy lesson on dissecting a human cadaver, you'll need to remove the lower limb at the hip joint. Then, just watch this video tutorial to see how to cut up that corpse with your scalpel, the proper way. If you failed out of medical school, and you want to get ...more

How To : Dissect a human to see the superficial face

You can begin your dissection of the human face if you would like. This video tutorial will help you through your tough times in your anatomy class. It will show you the correct steps to dissecting the superficial face of a human being with your scalpel, to see the musculature ...more

How To : Dissect a human to see the pelvic outlet

If you failed your anatomy class in that medical college you so dearly paid for, you might want to think about taking it again. To help you out, just watch this video tutorial on dissecting a human, concentrating on the pelvic outlet. So, get out your scalpel and learn how to ...more

How To : Dominate the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

First off, don't be frustrated. YOU CAN DO IT! Contrary to the message in the image above, it's NOT over. It's just beginning. And when it comes to solving the New York Times crossword puzzle, the old cliche does apply: practice makes perfect. I've read quite a few books and ...more

How To : Make the Medicinal Aphrodisiac Snake Wine

Herbalists have been prescribing snake wine to patients for centuries. It is said to cure everything from a low libido to back pain. Don't bother flying to Vietnam to buy a bottle in Ho Chi Minh City for $25. Make your own. Snake wine is made by trapping a small cobra in a bo ...more

Whoa, Dude, I’m Bleeding : A Simple First Aid Experience

This weekend, I was on a trip to Binghamton. In the midst of unpacking my toiletries at the hotel, I found that my brand new razor blade had lost its cap. How did I find that out? Well, when I pulled my hand out of the bag, I found that my right pointer finger was missing a bi ...more

How To : Legally obtain medical marijuana

Pot is approved for medical use in more than a dozen states. Here's how to get it. Step 1: Check your state law See if medical marijuana is legal where you live. The group Marijuana Policy Project maintains an up-to-date, state-by-state guide to these laws. Step 2: Research ...more

How To : Care for burns in the kitchen with sour cream

If you get a minor burn instead of going to the pharmacy you might want to go into the kitchen. In this how to video Chef Paul explains home remedies for minor burns. Watch and learn how sour cream and aloe vera helps the a minor burn heal. If in doubt, always seek professiona ...more

How To : Decorate with flowers

A recent study from Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital proves that a daily dose of flowers helps to promote overall well-being. Find out how to decorate and add life to any room with flowers.

How To : Diagnose & treat bipolar disorder

If you have bipolar disorder, treatment is vital to help you live a happy, healthy life. Luckily, manic depression and the mood swings that characterize this mental illness can be lessened with psychiatric help and medication. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which ...more

How To : Control food portions for a proper diet

Portion control? Who cares about that? Believe it or not, controlling your portion sizes can go further than any diet, helping you consume fewer food calories and lose stubborn pounds. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of area ...more

How To : Try out the "raw food" diet

Ever heard of the Raw Food Diet? As easy as keeping your food cool, the raw foods diet has helped thousands achieve their weight loss goals without dieting. Health Guru is a site that produces videos which provide medical advice in a number of areas: Pregnancy, Sex Health, an ...more

How To : Inspect the female breast for cancer

This medical how-to video from the Department of Health Services Cancer Detection Section will help become more confident in inspecting the female breasts. An regular breast check is vital for cancer detection. Help you patients stay healthy by learning the essential of a clin ...more

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