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How To : Assess the medical condition of a five year old

Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to assess a five year old's medical condition. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to read a five year old's vital signs. These medi ...more

How To : Perform a full chest exam on a patient

When you're examining a patient's chest, you start out by simply looking at them— by inspection. It will be hard to count the respirations visually on a healthy person's chest because it moves so little, but in a patient with respiratory distress, the chest might be overactive ...more

How To : Take a three years old's vital signs in nursing

Studying to be a pediatric nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to take a three year old child's vital signs. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to distract a child and read their vital sings. Ac ...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 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 : 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

News : Pulse - The Ultimate Messenger

What is Pulse Pulse is that weird sensation that we feel when we palpate the skin overlaying an artery. There is many different sites that we could feel that pulse Radial Artery; That is the commonest site to feel the pulse. [Picture 01] Brachial Artery; we can just feel th ...more

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