Dilation and Curettage
This patient education program explains dilation and curettage (D & C) and its use in the diagnosis and treatment of various gynecological diseases. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Social Enterprise Education for Health Care Professionals
This case study outlines a project to embed social enterprise activities in the Faculty of Health inter-professional learning curriculum
Winning in high-turnover markets
When managers evaluate potential new businesses, the first question they often ask is: How fast is the market growing? By focusing only on growth, however, they often overlook another critical measure of market potential — high turnover of the customer base.
10 How to protect yourself against adware and spyware
Computer crashes are often the result of viruses, worms or Trojans as unfortunately some internet users want to cause havoc or vandalise your computer. This unit provides a guide to the downsides of living with the Net. Advice on how to deal with these dangers is provided and security issues like spyware and adware are explained. The unit also deals with protecting children online, and provides links to various helpful websites which deal with the problems raised.
Global Infrared Cloud Cover, September 2001 (WMS)
This animation is a mosaic of cloud cover data taken by several different satellites in the infrared band. One of the most prominent cloud features during this time was Hurricane Erin near the Atlantic coast of the United States.
Silicon Mirage: The Art and Science of Virtual Reality
An introduction to virtual reality covers every aspect of the revolutionary new technology and its many possible applications, from computer games to air traffic control. Original. National ad/promo.
Can you really make money online? A seed investor tells us how
Ecommerce startup investment options are plentiful in Asia,
so how do you capitalise and avoid losing it all?
Depression or Recession? Parallels with 1929
John Godfrey Morris can tell you a little about The Depression. He lived through it. An American photojournalist, Morris covered the landings in Normandy on D-Day for Time Life and followed the allied troops into Paris. He returned to the city in 1983 and is still there today, having been made a member of the French Legion of Honour. Now, at the sprightly age of 94, John shares his recollections of the Great Depression with INSEAD Knowledge.
You're the Expert
Student teams learn about and devise technical presentations on four reproductive technology topics pregnancy ultrasound, amniocentesis, in-vitro fertilization or labor anesthetics. Each team acts as a panel of engineers asked to make a presentation to a group of students unfamiliar with the reproductive technology. Each group incorporates non-lecture elements into its presentation for greater effectiveness. As students learn about the technologies, by creating a presentation and listening to ot
Cranial Nerve Exam: Anatomy: Cranial Nerve 11
This nerve is a motor nerve for the sternocleidomastoid and trapezius muscles. The UMN control for the sternocleidomastoid (SCM) is an exception to the rule of the ipsilateral cerebral hemisphere controls the movement of the contralateral side of the body. Because of the crossing then recrossing of the corticobulbar tracts at the high cervical level, the ipsilateral cerebral hemisphere controls the ipsilateral SCM muscle. This makes sense as far as coordinating head movement with body movement i
Cranial Nerve Exam: Anatomy: Cranial Nerve 6
This cranial nerve innervates the lateral rectus for eye abduction. Remember that cranial nerves 3, 4 and 6 must work in concert for conjugate eye movements if they don't then diplopia (double vision) results. The medial longitudinal fasciculus (MLF) connects the 6th nerve nucleus to the 3rd nerve nucleus for conjugate movement. The first principle of neurologic diagnosis is regional or anatomical localization. In order to become skillful the student must understand how structure relates to func
Postural and Kinetic Tremor - Motor Exam - Muscle Strength Sub-exam - Patient 8
This 37-year-old left-handed white male has had tremors beginning in childhood, before he started school. Over the years, the tremors have slowly progressed in both upper extremities. Tremors have spread to affect the right leg. They are more pronounced in the left. Most of the time tremors are increased with anxiety and activity, but are also present at rest. There are no tremors in his feet. Because of the tremors, the patient cannot write, feed himself, use utensils, or even hold a cup. He c
HyperBrain: Pathway Quiz 09 - Corticospinal Tract
One of eighteen quizzes on neuroanatomy accompanying the HyperBrain tutorial.
Space Week: Roving Mars, Part 1
With brilliant design and hard work, the Rover engineers create a robotic wonder to explore Mars.
L150 EMA preparation
Staged preparation to Oral EMA to be carried out during a tutorial and then by students on their own. The first stages gradually get the students ready for a discussion. By the time they get to the final stage, the students should be ready to give a presentation.
Moving Social Security Online (Conference) - Session 5 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mark O'Neill, Jerry Fishenden, Martin Ferguson | LSE Public Policy Group, LSE Moving Social Security Online Conference, Wednesday 29 June 2011. In the present fiscal climate, governments must cut the costs of delivering services at the same time as maintaining quality. They must also cope with the demands of increasing numbers of the unemployed and the aging. A key imperative therefore is to move the bulk of social security processes and transactions online. Introduction: Designing S
all graduate cirriculum update
all graduate cirriculum update
The internet provides a world of information, but how do you find what you are looking for? This unit will help you discover the meaning of information quality and teach you how to evaluate the material you come across in your study of technology. You will learn how to plan your searches effectively and be able to experiment with some of the key resources in this area.