Surgery

How To : Heal faster after surgery

There are a variety of ways to speed up your body’s ability to heal. Things like keeping the incision clean, resting, nutritious foods and physical therapy will get you feeling strong quickly. Avoid negativity, as it may actually slow down your recovery. No one likes to be lai ...more

How To : Perform a figure 8 suture during surgery

There are a lot of different types of sutures out there, as any of your doctors, nurses, and medical students know, and performing them properly is a vital part of your job. This video details how to perform a figure of eight suture on a surgical patient. It is definitely made ...more

News : HoloLens Assists in Live Surgery

Numerous examples exist of doctors and surgeons using HoloLens to plan surgeries. The device has even been used to view reference images during a procedure and stream it to a remote audience. Until recently, it has not been used to augment the surgeon's view of the patient dur ...more

How To : Use a purse string suture during surgery

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

How To : Practice deep dermal suturing for surgery

An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a deep dermal suturing technique. The deep dermal technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room. Follo ...more

How To : Perform a simple interrupted suture in surgery

This video illustrate us how to preform a simple interrupted suture in surgery. Here are the following steps: Step 1: First of all take the surgical thread,thread and suture cutting needle. Step 2: Now sterilize the instruments and hold the area to be sutured with forceps. ...more

How To : Perform a vertical mattress suture during surgery

There are almost as many types of sutures as there are types of wounds that a human can sustain. This video instructs the viewer in performing one popular type of suture: the vertical mattress stitch. This type of stitch is relatively simple and strong, and thus a good choice ...more

How To : Do a two-handed tie wound closure for surgery

An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a two-hand tie for wound closure. Follow along and learn the special technique for doing two-handed tie wound closures for surgery.

How To : Perform a laparoscopic suture in surgery

This video is about Laparoscopic Suturing Techniques.The video begins with the narrator saying that the technique is widely used in major abdominal surgeries and mastering of the techniques would give great confidence in the surgical procedures.There are various types of lapro ...more

How To : Fix smile lines in plastic surgery

Smile lines in the face can get deeper as you age. In this medical how-to video Dr. Samuel Lam explains how these lines can be fixed in plastic surgery. Watch and learn more about plastic surgery procedures.

How To : Rehabilitate knee post-surgery with physical therapy

After knee surgery, the knee is usually stiff with reduced range of motion because of swelling in that region. In this instructional video, a physical therapist explains how to get the knee back to its best following surgery with rest, exercise and physiotherapy.

How To : Perform knee replacement surgery

In this video we learn how to perform knee replacement surgery. The knee joint is accessed with an incision. Then, a number of different surgical tools will be used to perform the procedure. The part of the knee joint is removed first with surgical saws. Then, the artificial j ...more

News : HoloLens Used to Improve Plastic Surgery

There is now another way for doctors to use augmented reality in operations. This time, it's for plastic surgery — Specifically facial surgery. The HoloLens has been used in operations before, notably for spinal surgery. Don't Miss: Two Doctors Simplify Spinal Surgery with t ...more

How To : Easily get rid of acne scars without surgery

One can easily get rid of acne scars without surgery by means of following steps. Identify the type of acne scars you have. See a dermatologist who can tell the difference between types of scars. For example, scars may be classified as ice pick, boxing, rolling or hypertrophy ...more

How To : Know what to expect when undergoing eyelid surgery

Considering a eyelid surgery? This medical-minded video tutorial from Aurora Clinics will help you understand the procedure and give you a sense of what to expect. For all of the details, and to get started learning about breast reduction surgery yourself, take a look.

How To : Remove and replace the battery on your Apple iPad

If your iPad's battery is malfunctioning or not performing properly for any reason, check out this clip. In this tutorial, you will learn how to very carefully disassemble and remove the battery from the back of your device so that you can replace it with a new one. Perform su ...more

How To : Repair Samsung lcd TV power clicking problem

This five part series teaches you how to repair your Samsung LCD TV power clicking problem. This video is probably best to for TV experts or those fearless TV owner. This video walks you through the steps of giving your family entertainment center some at home surgery. The ins ...more

Make Your Own Nitrous Oxide : Hilarious Science

If you've ever had teeth removed/minor surgery, you most likely received some laughing gas, or nitrous oxide. This gas creates a happy, lightened feeling, and causes instant laughter. In this article, I'll show you how to make some. BUT BE CAREFUL!!! DO NOT proceed in this exp ...more

How To : Begin a subcuticular or intradermal suture

An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to do a subcuticular suturing technique. The subcuticular suture technique is also known as intradermal suturing. Follow along and learn how it is done. ...more

How To : Replace Your Apple iPhone 5's Cracked Screen

Apple's new iPhone 5 has enjoyed three weeks out in the public since its September 21st release. Millions of consumers have been shelling out big bucks and waiting in long lines just to get their hands on it. But sometimes users forget to actually keep their hands on their new ...more

How To : Put a cone or medical collar on your pet safely

If your pet has recently had surgery or been ill, they may need to wear a medical collar. A medical e-collar or a cone will prevent your pet from chewing or licking an area of their body that they shouldn't be touching. In this video from Dr. Lauren, you will learn where to ge ...more

UPDATE : Wafaa Bilal’s Head Rejects Camera Implant

If you missed our previous posts on Iraqi artist Wafaa Bilal's attempt to go cyborg, here's the short and skinny: First, Bilal announced a plan to implant a camera in his head, a project entitled 3rdi, which would record his daily life while simultaneously feeding the images t ...more

How To : Transform from a female to a male temporarily

Ladies, have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a dude for the day? Maybe as part of a Halloween costume, or even just for fun? No need to get a gender reassignment surgery, take a test drive as a man with the help of a little makeup, ironically enough. You will nee ...more

How To : Treat a dislocated shoulder

A dislocated shoulder results when the head of the humerus pops out of the socket joint. This is not a gradual event, but rather a sudden even where the shoulder moves out of its normal location. Learn how to treat a dislocated shoulder and stay fit in this sports medicine how ...more

How To : View a mare reproductive tract through laparoscopy

If you plan on being a veterinarian soon, maybe you'll want to check out these two video tutorials that check out the reproductive tract in mares with laparoscopy surgery. The first video shows you the laparoscopic view of open mare reproductive tract, and the second shows yo ...more

How To : Clean iodine stains off your skin

Iodine often winds up on your skin after surgery, and leaves ugly stains that only add to the pain and aggravation of surgery. Watch this video to learn what to use and how to use it to get the stains off of your skin.

How To : Survive and Thrive in the Victorian Era

I don't know how many of you had this experience in your youth, but when I was a kid, I used to actively think about what would happen if I suddenly woke up in a fantasy land, or were to pass through a portal into another space and time. I knew it wouldn't really happen, but w ...more

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