Mental Status Exam: Normal Exam: Gnosis
Gnosis is the ability to recognize objects perceived by the senses especially somatosensory sensation. Having the patient (with their eyes closed) identify objects placed in their hand (stereognosis) and numbers written on their hand (graphesthesia) tests parietal lobe sensory perception. 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 neurologi
Reinforcing quantitative skills with applied research on tombstone-weathering rates.
This Journal of Geoscience Education article describes a tombstone weathering exercise that reinforces quantitative skills with applied research. The article describes an exercise designed and carried out by students in a surficial processes course. Students measured the rates of tombstone weathering, compiled and analyzed data. The complexity of the data involved in this exercise helps students demonstrate for themselves that mathematical analysis can give meaning to data.
Between: literature and memory, past and future
Final part of the series, in which an historian, a novelist and a literary critic explore the ways in which memory, literature and history shape contemporary Europe. Robert Eaglestone is professor of contemporary literature and thought at Royal Holloway, University of London. This event is part of the Jean Monnet 'Europe Beyond Governance' Lecture Series.
This two minute video explains some of the methods for improving reading speed include increasing the range of the
block of words that are read at the same time, as well as avoiding the urge to go back and reread a sentence. Improve focus and reduce the length of time required to understand a sentence. It also explains why speed reading is important.
Helping With Kids' Homework in Secondary School
This short video reviews ideas to help kids in secondary school
with their homework. For example, it's important to ask them about their schoolwork and what resources they may need. Develop a schedule and ask them about it are also suggested.
Heart Healthy Living
This three minute video is about keeping your heart healthy by simple diets and exercises. Having high cholesterol blocks artery making it narrower and narrower. As it gets smaller and smaller, it can lead to a heart attack. LDL is what builds up plaque in the cholesterol and HDL is what removes the plaque. If you want to avoid high cholesterol, it is best to eat many healthy foods every day and stay away from any foods that may contain trans fat. For exercisin
This speech is about what non-violent communication is and how it works. This was done after the massacre in Tucson and relates to that event, but the methods can be used by any teacher to help diffuse hostility and bring all views into the picture. It is 3:30 minutes long.
Physical Therapist Tools
This three minute video is about tools and machines that are used by a physical therapist. They include small machines, weights, measuring equipment and treadmills and elyptical machines. All of these tools of equipment help regain strength, make sure the joints are functioning correctly, and prevent the loss of mobility. This video could be used as part of a career day as well as to motivate students to think of machines that could help them improve their own conditioning.
This patient education program explains the different types of lupus including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and management of the disease. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
1.2 Hints before you start Each section of this unit requires you to follow a series of instructions such as: “Press the Enter button” “Place your mouse over the radio buttons …” Each activity should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Here is a summary of the activities in this unit: Activity 1: How to start SPSS This is recommended if you have not had any experience with SPSS and are fairly new to computers. Activity 2: Using the
Each section of this unit requires you to follow a series of instructions such as:
“Press the Enter button”
“Place your mouse over the radio buttons …”
Each activity should take approximately 20 minutes to complete. Here is a summary of the activities in this unit:
Activity 1: How to start SPSS
This is recommended if you have not had any experience with SPSS and are fairly new to computers.
Activity 2: Using the
The Internet Movie Database Zeer uitgebreide verzameling van films, dvd's en video's met alles wat je maar wil weten over filmproductie, acteurs en actrices, ... Er zijn miljoenen filmliefhebbers per maand die gebruik maken van deze site.
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Er zijn miljoenen filmliefhebbers per maand die gebruik maken van deze site.
Breakingviews: Bankia's bailout is a mixed blessing
May 28 - Bankia's €19bln bailout is a double-edged sword, implying other weak lenders are also short of cash, says Reuters Breakingviews
Getting a Leg Up in the Movie Industry
On April 21, 2012, senior film and video production major Josh Weisman experienced the world of a screenwriter: he got to pitch his own screenplay to three real Hollywood professionals at Pitch Fest, a unique event put on by the College of Fine Arts. Success doesn't come easy, but a lot of work and a little help go a long way.
Architecture at Play
"To say a playground can be architecture starts to move our minds around this idea that with design comes endless possibilities," says senior architecture major Andre Rodrigue. Those possibilities are playing out as a group of undergraduate students from the UA College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture puts the finishing touches on a playground that they have designed and built -- from the first pencil stroke to the last screw -- for the Arizona's Children Association in Tucson.
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From The Archive: Battling Blight
Tim Stark, tomato farmer and proprietor of Eckerton Hill Farm in Lobachsville, PA, describes his battle with late blight during the summer of 2009.Still photography by Annette Heist.(3:51) Additional images courtesy of Sophien Kamoun, amandabhslater/flickr, NOAA.
Ed O' Keefe (Synergy) - How mining companies can address challenges to community relations
Ed O Keefe discusses with Rajiv Maher some of challenges facing mining companies in engaging with their local communities, the business case for getting it right and also on some future directions for community engagement for the mining sector in the emerging markets.
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