Wound Care in Nursing

How To : Treat a toe nail wound in nursing

Studying to be a podiatry nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to treat a wound that came as a result of toe nails being cut too short. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to care for a toe nail w ...more

How To : Treat an extremity trauma wound in nursing

Studying to be a nurse? Then here is a nursing how-to video that teaches you how to treat a trauma wound in the right lower extremity. Every nurse should know the basics of this technique, follow along and see how easy it is to use suction with a diverted tip to treat a wound ...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 : 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 : 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 : Clean and treat minor wounds with standard care

Accidents happen at work. When there is a minor wound victim, take charge and help support the injured person. This first aid how-to video shows you how to treat work related minor wounds. These first aid tips for work are sure to keep your employees healthy and happy.

How To : Treat necrotic tissue and debriment in nursing

This nursing how-to video demonstrates proper procedure for treating necrotic tissue and debriment. The video demonstrates an excellent view of debriment with suction and tubular wrap. Follow along and learn more about wound treatment in nursing.

How To : Inject local anesthetic into a wound

One of the main objectives in medical care involves patient pain management. The most effective way of managing a patients pain is for minor procedures is local anesthesia. This medical how-to video demonstrates how to infuse a local anesthetic into a wound. Follow along and l ...more

How To : Bandage an open wound

Chest wounds are life threatening and must be handled with special care.You must close these kind of wounds leaving one side of the bandage open to allow air to leave the chest cavity. Bandage an open wound. Click through to watch this video on firstrespondertraining.com

How To : Pierce your lip at home the professional way

In this video, we learn how to pierce your lip at home the professional way. First, sit the subject down and put a cloth around their upper body. Then, grab a clamp and place it where you are going to pierce the hole. After this, push the needle through the spaces in the clamp ...more

How To : Do external fetal monitoring in obstetrics nursing

Going to be an OB nurse? Then here is one thing you should know how to do. Follow along with this nursing how-to video to learn how to do external fetal monitoring. Watch, learn and practice taking care of moms to be during lab practice. Remember to explain procedures to the p ...more

News : Make a Spoon Disappear

If you're willing to shell out for a mind-blowing party trick, here's another great one to add to your repertoire. Unfortunately this isn't a dirt cheap junk drawer DIY—you'll need a $40-$60 gallium kit (which doesn't include the spoon mold). What is gallium, you may ask? An a ...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 : Care for Mexican elder tree

In this video from nmsuaces we learn how to care for the Mexican elder tree. This is a widely used tree but it is not a good windbreak tree. It could have limb breakage. It's native to northern Mexico and southern California and is found in New Mexico. The sprouts on the tree ...more

How To : Tint Your 2003 Malibu Car Windows Perfectly

Objects Locate all the objects you need to remove before removing panel. Tips This is a 2003 Malibu. This will take 2 days so make sure you have the car for 2 days. Gather all the tool you need to remove the panel. Check online to see how dark you can tint your windows befo ...more

How To : Do a urinary catheterization procedure on a male

One of the hardest things a man can go through in life is a trip to the hospital, especially when he knows he's going to need a catheter. It's every man's worst fear. But for a nurse, it's necessary knowledge. Learning the male urinary catheterization procedure hands-on is dif ...more

How To : Do a urinary catheterization procedure on a female

In many situations, learning proper medical procedures is difficult due to the urgency involved in patient care, so this video aims to prepare nurses so they can learn and stay fluent with the proper urinary catheterization of a female patient. As with all procedures, washing ...more

How To : Perform various first aid methods as a Boy Scout

Second Class Boy Scouts work on building their outdoor survival and camping skills. Compass work, nature observation, camp tools, and swimming are areas where new skills are mastered and demonstrated. A second class scout, having completed all the requirements, should be able ...more

How To : Assemble a Survival Kit

I am writing this quick post in response to the recent earthquakes and tsunamis that are affecting Japan. As soon as the news broke, and we began to hear of tsunami warning for our area, I immediately realized how under prepared I was for a natural disaster. The thing that dro ...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 : Assess a diabetic foot with ulcers in nursing

Going to be a nurse? Then one of the many things your will see through the hospital doors are diabetic patients. This nursing how-to video shows you how to assess a diabetic foot with ulcers. Diabetics suffer from poor circulation and as a result are vulnerable to foot wounds. ...more

How To : Perform a horizontal mattress suture on a patient

The horizontal mattress suture allows the doctor or nurse performing them to minimize the tension being applied to a patient's wound by the stitch, which facilitates healing. This video features a doctor demonstrating how to perform such a suture on a pig's leg, teaching you o ...more

How To : Self inject yourself with testosterone

Your first time self injecting can be both a scary and triumphant experience. "Taking Care of Business" is an exciting health teaching resource made by and for trans communities. Watch this how to video and let Nurse Vivian guide you through the things you need to know about s ...more

How To : Care for an infant's foreskin

More and more parents are choosing to forego circumcision and leave their newborn sons penises intact. This video is about how to care for your infant's foreskin. In the first few years of life no special form of care is needed for your baby's intact foreskin. Forcing the fore ...more

How To : Save money on health care

These days, everyone is trying to save money wherever possible. Health care is often one of our biggest expenses and in this tutorial, you will get some expert tips on how to lower your expenses and save money on health care. Simple moves like asking your doctor for samples or ...more

How To : Buy a wig or hair piece and look stylish

If you have thinning or short hair and are looking for a change, you may want to try a wig. There are many types of wigs today, different styles made up of different materials. Watch this video to find out information on buying a wig or hair piece so that you don't wind up loo ...more

News : I Got a Blessing for the Sky

My sister can sometimes be bossy She can sometimes get so grumpy She can sometimes act like she owns it But the fact is that I can’t deny she is a blessing from the sky She with desperation waited for me She with frustration took care of me Since she was young me and my ...more

News : Tips on Car Windscreen Maintenance

Most of the car owners pay attention to the maintenance of the vehicle but among them, many forget to include windscreen maintenance in their periodic checkups. Car windscreen maintenance is quite simple and can be done on your own. In order to maintain car,the drivers should ...more

How To : Easily throw boomerang

This video demonstrates us the method to throw a boomerang. Firstly, hold the boomerang properly. It should be done by holding it in your hand from one of its arms. Hold it vertically at an angle to the ground. The hand, while releasing it, must be slight above your head. See ...more

How To : Grow your hair long and get rid of split ends

To repair damaged hair. Cut off the dead ends. When shopping, remember that you get what you pay for in hair care products. Use a shampoo and conditioner that says "Strengthening" or "Repair" to rebuild the bonds in your hair. Use a leave-in conditioner that protects your hair ...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 : Make funky yarn pom poms

This video demonstrates how to make a funky yarn pom pom. Take a yarn of your choice that matches your scarf. Take one end of the string and start winding it not too tightly around your fingers. Leave back enough string for the pom pom for the other end. Cut the string using a ...more

How To : Graft an apple tree

Cityslipper shows you how he uses the cleft grafting method to make a less appealing green apple tree produce better tasting red apples. 10-12 inches long scion wood is collected from the good apple tree while it is dormant. Care is taken not to let the twigs dry out. Selected ...more

How To : Protect yourself from stingrays

Death by stingray is extremely rare, but getting hit with their barb still hurts like hell – which is why you need to learn how to play footsie safely with these sea creatures. You Will Need * An ability to shuffle your feet * Very hot water or a chemical heat pack * Water sho ...more

News : The Value and Worth of Daily Positive Affirmations

I've been dealing with emotional difficulty for many years. It started when I had surgery for the epilepsy I was dealing, and quite literally, dying with. Since the surgery on March 28, 1990 I have had no seizures, but I have had plenty of emotional difficulty. Along with that ...more

News : How Calcium Sets Off a C Diff Infection

Unfortunately, the very places we go to receive health care put us at risk for becoming infected with superbugs, bacteria exposed to so many antibiotics that they have become immune to their effects. Clostridium difficile (C. diff) is one such bacteria. It causes inflammation ...more

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