Obtaining Blood Sample

How To : Obtain a blood sample through venipuncture

This medical how-to video gives you tips on obtaining venous blood samples. Follow along and learn how to obtain blood samples with a venipuncture procedure. This procedure is very common in the medical field. To start venipuncture you need to have the needles, vacuum containe ...more

How To : Take an arterial blood gas sample

This medical how to video demonstrates how to take an arterial blood gas sample. The purpose or arterial gas sampling is to assess the patient's respiratory status as well as the acid/base balance in their blood. To perform this medical procedure you will need the following in ...more

News : Foreign Countries

International Pet Travel: Taking Your Pet Animal to a Foreign Country If you are taking a pet to another country (permanently or for a visit), contact that country's consulate or embassy for information about any requirements that you must meet. A list of consulates can be fo ...more

How To : Draw blood from rats with two techniques

This video tutorial will show you the process of drawing blood from rats through the saphenous vein and by cardiac puncture. Drawing blood from rodents is necessary for a large number of both in vitro and in vivo studies. Sites of blood draws are numerous in rodents: retro-or ...more

How To : Draw blood from an arterial line

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw blood from an arterial line. First, you will need a catheter, tubing, regular iv tubing, 10 cc syringe, transducer, fluid bag, and iv saline bag. First, waste a couple ml's of blood by turning the stock cock off to the system and draw bac ...more

How To : Convert temperature using y = mx + b

In this video the instructor shows how to do temperature conversions using y = m*x + b. Now if Celsius is represented by the variable C and Fahrenheit is represented by the symbol F, you can replace then in the previous equation in place of the variables x and y giving you the ...more

How To : Detect a urinary tract infection in your dog

In this video, Dr. Mike tells us how to tell if your dog has a urinary tract infection. The signs of this infection include: frequent urination, blood in urine, pain urinating, and drinking more water. To diagnose this, it's always important to get a urine sample to properly d ...more

News : New Case of Mysterious Bourbon Virus in Missouri

A new case of the still-mysterious Bourbon virus was confirmed in Missouri, likely originating within the state, local authorities said in a June 30 press release. The virus, which researchers think is spread by ticks, was unknown until 2014, and both knowledge and treatment ...more

How To : Use a BD Quikheel Safety Lancet on an infant

BD Quikheel Safety Lancet The BD Quikheel Lancet is a safety-engineered product designed for heel sticks on infants and premature babies. It features a sweeping surgical blade that permanently retracts after creating an incision. Additionally, it offers a tapered window provi ...more

How To : Collect blood with the BD Vacutainer Safety-Lok

Check out this video tutorial to see how to collect blood with the BD Vacutainer Safety-Lok Blood Collection Set. BD Safety-Lok Blood Collection Sets are safety-engineered winged sets indicated for both infusion and blood collection. They feature a translucent, integrated pro ...more

How To : Setup an Asterisk Server

Over the years, I have enjoyed playing with Asterisk. I have found Asterisk to be extremely powerful and fun to play with. There are several books and many scattered how to articles out there, but most are outdated and the information required to build Asterisk from beginning ...more

How To : Measure the melting point in the chemistry lab

Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science. Watch ...more

How To : Use the pressure points of the neck in combat

The neck is one of the most important and fragile parts of the body. It has few bones and muscles and very many blood vessels and nerves, making it a natural haven for pressure points. This video will teach you how to locate and strike many of these pressure points in order to ...more

How To : Extract white blood cells for experimental use

This video tutorial will show you the Neutrophil Isolation Protocol. Neutrophil polymorphonuclear granulocytes (PMN) are the most abundant leukocytes in humans and among the first cells to arrive on the site of inflammatory immune response. Due to their key role in inflammati ...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

How To : Graph by using an X-Y table

In this video the author shows how to graph using an X-Y table. He shows how to do this with a sample equation. He builds a table of x, y values where he takes sample values for x like -1, 0, 1 and now he substitutes these values in the equation of the line and obtains the cor ...more

How To : Insert a catheter into a cow for a urine sample

Sometimes it is necessary to insert a catheter into a cow to obtain a urine sample. Catheterization can be a tricky process, but urine samples are a helpful diagnostic tool for many veterinarians to detect illness and other medical problems in cattle, as well as other animals. ...more

How To : Find the standard error of the mean

In this video the tutor explains about the standard error of the mean. He starts explaining by drawing the diagram of a distribution and now he takes ten samples from the distribution and starts plotting them. He says that in theory if we do it infinite times then we can obtai ...more

News : Think You Have an STD? Pee on Your Phone to Find Out

Relax, it's not as messy as it sounds. Pee-on-a-stick, at home STD tests may be available in UK pharmacies soon, complete with an incredibly convenient app that would save you a trip to the clinic. It works like this: if you suspect you may have an STD, you would pee on a devi ...more

How To : Perform agarose gel electrophoresis in the lab

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alberta brings you this video tutorial specifically relevant to your student laboratory courses, specifically microbiology. If you're a student at any school of biology, this information will be helpful for learning ho ...more

Scrabble Bingo of the Day : CARRION

CARRION n pl. -S dead and putrefying flesh 59 points (9 points without the bingo) The word CARRION refers to the dead and putrefying flesh on the carcass of any dead animal. Yes… humans are animals. Carrion differs from plain old dead bodies (cadavers, corpses, LICH, etc.) b ...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 : 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 : 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

News : PostgreSQL Quick Start

Introduction PostgreSQL is a very popular Open-Source database management system. It competes heavily with many proprietary and commercial database management systems. More information on what it is and it's history can be found here and here. This article is intended to get ...more

News : Do the Do!

We are embarking upon a new year. As usual, some of us will make "resolutions." There isn't anything wrong with setting goals for the year. It's actually a good idea. It may help focus the energy we bring to life. A karateka may be excused if he or she makes only one resolutio ...more

HowTo : Get Rid of the Hair-Down-There

Jezebel has compiled 8 user-posed questions that address not just the hair-down-there, but any and all shaving and waxing concerns. How do I avoid ingrown hairs? How can I remove lip/chin/facial hair without causing blemishes or scarring? How can I get my legs to stay smooth ...more

How To : Make a Cheap & Easy Prop Skull

Skulls. What spooky Halloween décor or staging of Hamlet is complete without a skull or two popping up? For ghoulish special effect and/or setting a dramatic scene, skulls are absolutely integral. Well, with some artistry, hardware supplies, and a good dose of patience, you ca ...more

How To : Reduce belly fat with a better diet

This how-to video is about how to reduce belly fat with the help of a better diet. This video mainly focus on reducing the belly fat through proper diet, A good diet is very important to loose stomach fat, but changing the diet suddenly will cause health problems, so its very ...more

News : Zika Won't Contaminate US Blood Banks, Say Officials

US blood banks have assured the American public that they have the tools to prevent a Zika contamination, despite the rapid spread of the disease. If a recipient receives a transfusion that is contaminated with the virus, they could become infected. However, thanks to genetic ...more

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