Perform a Heart Examination

How To : Perform a basic cardiovascular examination

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 ...more

How To : Perform an examination of a traumatized hand

This medical how-to video demonstrates how to perform an examination of a traumatized hand. Doing such procedure can be a daunting task, as there may be several structures that may have been injured. Follow along as this resident surgeon shows you what guidelines to follow whe ...more

How To : Perform a rectovaginal examination

The rectovaginal examination allows testing of the cervix, and perhaps a little higher. It is one of the first way a doctor may detect abnormalities on the ovary. Watch this video medical health tutorial and learn how to conduct a rectovaginal gynecological exam.

How To : Perform a breast self examination to check for lumps

Performing a breast self-exam is important to every woman. Watch this video to learn the simple steps involved in checking for monthly changes in your breast. Perform a breast self examination to check for lumps. Click through to watch this video on intelihealth.com

How To : Perform a basic abdominal examination

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. Other things you may want to note when performing the abdominal exam. Pain from an inflamed gall bladder can ...more

How To : Perform a basic clinical respiratory examination

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.

How To : Perform a basic tracheal deviation examination

This video offers a quick demonstration of a basic tracheal deviation 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 tracheal exam performed on you. Watch and learn how to examine someone's trachea.

How To : Examine the heart and blood vessels (cardiac exam)

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 ausculta ...more

How To : Perform a general abdominal exam on a patient

Any patient with pain in the abdominal area will require you to perform an abdominal examination, and this video lesson outlines in great detail, how to perform a general abdomen exam. This is great for any medical student or up-and-coming doctor — even nursing students could ...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 : Perform a cardiovascular exam on a patient

The key to being a good doctor is great patient care and thoroughness, and those are exactly the skills you will learn in this video lesson, as you learn to perform a cardiovascular examination on your patient. This is a great, step-by-step resource for the proper examination ...more

How To : Perform a general chest exam on a patient

There's no better way to learn then by visual media, and that's what makes this video lesson on performing a chest exam so great. It's perfect for any future doctor, and great for nursing students to understand the proper procedure for examining a patient's chest. Medical stud ...more

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 : Perform an upper extremity exam on a patient

This video will show doctors the process of examining the upper extremity of the body. When you exam the extremities or any joints, it's good to have a systematic approach to how you will examine each joint. Learn about the inspection of each joint, range of motion, palpation ...more

How To : Perform a brief neurological exam on a patient

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 examinatio ...more

How To : Play "My Heart" by Paramore on acoustic guitar

Want to perform an unplugged version of Paramore's "My Heart"? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and its chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, player ...more

How To : Perform a full abdomen exam on a patient

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, an ...more

How To : Perform CPR on a pet

Pets America demonstrates how to perform CPR on a pet. First, lay the animal on the right side to bring the heart up. Bring the animal's left elbow back to the heart. Locate the pulse point. You can also feel the pulse on the pet's wrist or artery on the inside thigh. After lo ...more

How To : Perform a full HEENT exam on a patient

After performing a Vital Signs examination on a patient, usually the next step for a doctor is performing the HEENT. HEENT stands for Head, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. This is basically the first big step in a general physical examination. Like other parts of the general physic ...more

How To : Perform a general shoulder exam on a patient

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 gene ...more

How To : Perform a backhand corner recovery in squash

Learning to "dig" squash shots out of the corners can be puzzling for beginners. This video shows you how to approach the ball, and how important it is to keep away from the walls when playing shots close to the wall and corner. Squash is a racquet sports game, seemingly sim ...more

Perform a squash solo drill : backhand drive

Squash is a racquet sports game, seemingly similar to tennis, but played on a small indoor court with hollow rubber ball, much small than a tennis ball. Squash is an intense, high impact sport. This squash tutorial demonstrates a squash solo drill: backhand drive. Driving dow ...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 : Perform an X-Step in cardio

Increase agility and workout your heart. Learn how to perform an X-Step in cardio in this exercise tutorial. When performing the X-Step you should straddle step to start, lead with right foot, and increase speed to intensify workout. With this how to video you can perform the ...more

How To : Perform a cardio kickboxing knee strike

With good form and vigorous movement, a cardio kickboxing knee strike will get the heart rate up and strengthen the whole body. Learn how to perform a cardio kickboxing knee strike in this fitness tutorial. When performing a cardio kickboxing knee strike you should assume lung ...more

How To : Set up and tune up your tablesaw

Our tools are no good to us unless they are tuned up properly. As the heart of the workshop, its crucial that our tablesaws are configured to perform their best. So whether you are setting up a new saw, or tuning up your current one, this two part how to video guide will get y ...more

How To : Perform a cardiac auscultation on a patient

Cardiac auscultation is an important part of diagnosing and treating heart problems. This medical how-to video shows you how to perform a cardiac auscultation with a stethoscope. Begin with the diaphragm which allows higher pitched sounds to be heard. Follow up with the bell s ...more

How To : Perform a palming soda can tab magic trick

A magician's heart is easy to open, with a soda can tab. This simple prop trick just takes a soda can pull tab and a simple sleight of hand, the ability to palm small objects behind fingers. Watch this video magic tutorial and learn how to perform this soda can tab palming trick.

How To : Use a CPR Ezy in case of a heart attack

The aim of CPR is to preserve life by maintaining an adequate supply of oxygen to the heart and brain. Effective CPR prolongs a person's chance of survival until either a defibrillator arrives and can be used to shock the heart back into its normal rhythm or advanced professio ...more

How To : Perform a cardio-infused Pilates Reformer routine

Get your heart pumping with the cardio-infused Pilates Reformer machine workout demonstrated in this video guide. With Pilates, as with any physical fitness system, a basic mastery of proper technique is essential for both maximizing the effectiveness of your workouts and avoi ...more

How To : Perform Sadie Nardini's hipster handstand flow

In this free two-part video yoga lesson from Manhattan yogi Sadie Nardini, you'll learn a creative, heart-healthy and body-transforming flow with Crow, Pigeon, Bridge, Wheel and Handstand preparation hops all in one! With Sadie Nardini, founder of Core Strength Vinyasa Yoga. P ...more

How To : Perform a shoulder physical exam

This medical how-to video demonstrates the proper technique for evaluating a patient's shoulders. Follow along and learn how to do a shoulder physical examination. As with all examinations of the joints it is important to follow a standard routine including range of motion, in ...more

How To : Perform stationary slides in Hip-Hop dance

Hip-hop dance is a great and modern dance to pick up on. It's something that can cause you to sweat and will definitely cause your heart rate to go up. There are many steps in hip-hop dance, but this tutorial is going to cover just one. In this video, you'll find out how to p ...more

How To : Conduct a closed suction procedure

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 ...more

How To : Strengthen your heart

The heart needs exercise just like any other muscle. Live longer and healthier by pumping it up! You Will Need * Clothing suitable for exercise * Sneakers * A watch Step 1: Exercise regularly Perform at least 30 minutes of aerobic exercise, three to five times a week. For b ...more

How To : Know if your toe is broken or not

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 ...more

How To : Perform the "The Ten of Hearts" card trick

In this video tutorial, we learn how to perform the "The Ten of Hearts" (or "TheTenofHearts") card trick. For more information about the trick and its execution, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started incorporating this trick into your own routines, ...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 : Examine a patient for vital signs

Any medical student could benefit from this video lesson, whether you're training to be a doctor or a nurse. The very first step to finding out what's wrong with your patient is examining him/her for their vital signs. You must check the patient's pulse, respirations, blood pr ...more

How To : Perform a general eye exam on a patient

If you're a medical student, you'll learn a lot from this video lesson on examining your patient's eyes. If the patient is having trouble seeing, like double vision, blurred vision, pain or any other problem, a proper eye examination is detrimental to properly diagnosing and t ...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

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