Coordination Exam: Normal Exam: Tandem Gait
The patient is asked to walk heel-to-toe. Note steadiness. Tandem gait requires the patient to narrow the station and maintain balance over a 4-5 inch width. Patients with midline ataxias have difficulty with tandem gait. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to function of the nervous system. The neurologic examination permits "dissection" of the nervous system and localiz
Croatian Consumer Health Information
This Web page from the 24 Languages Project out of the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library provides access to sound files on various consumer health topics including chickenpox, hepatitis A, polio, and Hib vaccinations. A QuickTime plug-in, Real Media, Windows Media, or other MP3 player is needed in order to use the resources.
World War 1 Quiz
Test your knowledge of World War I through this multiple choice quiz.
Microorganisms, also know as microbes, are not visible to the human eye. Microbes are primarily responsible for decomposition. They secrete digestive enzymes from their skin to break down the food, and then absorb the substances.
A Migrant's Heart
Jatinder Verma, a man of Indian descent who was born in East Africa and came to England at the age of 14, explains through a trip back to India how he is caught between two worlds, struggling to preserve his cultural heritage while being acculturated into his adopted country. His story demonstrates how migrants think about their sense of place in relation to where they have come from. (27:12)
Berlin: Changing Center of a Changing Europe
Berlin's emergence as Germany's new political capital symbolizes the end of communism and a transformation occurring throughout the country and continent. Many of the issues that Germany now confronts — such as the shift of considerable resources to rebuild Eastern Germany and the rise of neo-Nazi sentiments — are seen in microcosm in Berlin. (27:23)
Do You Want to be a Firefighter? (NYFD Firehouse Tour)
NYFD Firehouse Tour - New York's heroes give The Doctors a tour of the firehouse and ask their questions about managing back pain, how much coffee is too much and more. (03:49)
How New Waves of Immigration Reshaped America
How New Waves of Immigration Reshaped America - Andrew Kohut, president of the Pew Research Center, discusses the waves of immigration that refresh and reshape America. He also talks about who is considered an American. (01:28)
California Gold Rush (2:12)
The video is an overview of the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill during the 1840s led to the California Gold Rush and statehood. It uses some original material as well as a narrator to help explain why this was an important event to the nation as well as the state.
Learn about Voltaire
This two minute video is about one of the 5 Most Controversial Authors of All Time - Voltaire. He was an outspoken thinker in France and a social reformer who rejected religion and had his own philosophy and ideas on most everything. A good overview.
Five Steps for Preparing College Application
This video tells the five steps for preparing college applications. Step 1. Parents have to be available for their child so that they could have a chance to talk about their future. Step 2. Parents could help organize work. Step 3. Set reasonable goals. Step 4. Don't stress. Finally, the last step would be to not take over a child's life. A good overview. (02:47)
Law of cosines
The video is 9:27 minutes long and is about the law of cosines and how to solve for a side of a triangle when two sides and an angle of the triangle are known. This video uses a narrator and a smart board.
Blood circulation though the zebra fish body
Tissues are a collection of cells that act as a functional unit. In this case, cells make up the tissues of the arties and veins.
In this Together
Students are asked to explain how a crane's parts work together to achieve the end result.
Atlantis Docks to Station
The Expedition 28 crew welcomes the STS-135 crew of space shuttle Atlantis aboard the International Space Station.
The Influence of Dugald Stewart [Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith. An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
[Excerpted from An Austrian Perspective on the History of Economic Thought, vol. 1, Economic Thought Before Adam Smith. An MP3 audio file of this article, read by Jeff Riggenbach, is available for download.]
North America NDVI Average July
Average NDVI in North America for July, based off data collected over the 1981-2000 time frame.
Chem 51A 10/19/09 Ch. 4. Introduction to Alkanes
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Differentiation of Trilaminar Disc
In the context of a cross section between the amniotic cavity and yolk sac, the trilaminar germ disc develops a neural tube, somites, dermatomes, myotomes, sclerotomes, coelom, gut and vitelline duct. The animation displays the differentiation of multiple structures from the trilaminar disc.
Professor Ian Hickie - Neuropsychological and circadian predictors of illness progression
Professor Ian Hickie presents at the First National Symposium on Translational Psychiatry, 4 -5 April 2011, at The John Curtin School of Medical Research, The Australian National University. Professor Ian Hickie is the executive director of the Brain and Mind Research Institute at the University of Sydney, where he is also a professor of psychiatry. He is a previous CEO and clinical advisor to Beyondblue: the national depression initiative and Visiting Fellow, and the Centre for Mental Health