Hormone Concentrations During Puberty
Guide questions - Do the reproductive systems of males and females function during childhood as they do in adults? Is the hypothalamic-pituitary unit sensitive to gonadal steroids during childhood? How do gonadotropin and reproductive steroid hormone levels fluctuate during fetal life, infancy, childhood, puberty and adulthood? When do males and females undergo puberty? What is the first observed hormonal change for males and females at puberty? University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Repro
This patient education program explains clinical trials and answers some frequently asked questions. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Competencies for Examination of the Musculoskeletal System
Although the musculoskeletal examination is a valuable component of the overall physical examination, the musculoskeletal exam competencies are among the most difficult for students to master. This site provides videos and descriptions that help students learn general musculoskeletal exam performance skills more effectively. Instruction emphasizes skills related to proper inspection, palpation, evaluation of range of motion, and determination of muscle strength. After studying these videos, stud
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Abnormal: Cranial Nerves
The baby has full conjugate eye movements. The face has a bland appearance, but tickling the feet produces a full grimace and facial muscles are normal. The baby's cry is not high pitched but is softer and not as sustained as one would expect. (The baby has a poor suck, which is demonstrated in the primitive reflex section the exam.) A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those aspects of the pediatric neurological examination that are unique to the child's nervous system, with an emphasis on impor
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Newborn: Normal: Tone - Hand Position
A newborn baby's hand is held in a fisted position with the fingers flexed over the thumb. The hand should open intermittently and should not always be held in a tight fisted position. Rubbing the ulnar aspect of the hand or touching the dorsum of the hand will often cause extension of the fingers. Over the first 1 to 2 months of life, the baby's hand becomes more open. Persistence of a fisted hand is a sign of an upper motor neuron lesion in an infant. A neuroscience tutorial focusing on those
Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
This patient education program explains temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ). It reviews the anatomy of the jaw, plus symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for TMJ disorders. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Postural and Kinetic Tremor - Cranial Nerves Exam - Trigeminal (CN V) Nerves 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
Epidural Anesthesia (Spanish)
This patient education program explains the benefits and risks of epidural anesthesia for pelvic and leg operations. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Spell-a-thon List 02 - Quiz
This quiz tests your ability to spell words from the CARI Spellathon 2005 list 2.
General Knowledge - Quiz
General facts on world affairs.
"We Are Americans!": The Homestead Workers Issue a Declaration of Independence in 1936
Although many historians have emphasized the conservative dimensions of this language of Americanism--the ways that it reinforced rather than challenged the status quo--historian Gary Gerstle shows that it was considerably more complex and contradictory. He argues that it was "flexible enough to express both the social democratic and ethnic communalist visions that inspired political activism among the nation's workers during the Great Depression. As in other communities, this working-class Amer
The Seasons and the Earth's Orbit - Milankovitch Cycles
The Astronomical Applications Department (AAD) of the U.S. Naval Observatory computes, from fundamental astronomical reference data, the position, brightness, and other observable characteristics of celestial bodies, as well as the circumstances of astronomical phenomena. This page describes the Earth's orbit, seasons and their relation to Milankovitch cycles. Users can also follow links to the AAD's publications, data services, software, FAQ and research.
South Boston High School, tape 1
African American students board buses at South Boston High School. Boston Police officers are stationed near the school. Police cruisers escort buses to and from the school. Jerome Wynegar (Headmaster, South Boston High School) stands in the schoolyard. White students exit the school after the buses depart. A passerby tells the camera crew that their presence causes a disturbance.
Documentary told from the point of view of a middle-aged Dutch man who visits his older marine biologist brother who lives in the Galapagos Islands. He explores the nature, history, and inhabitants of the island while observing and commenting on his brother's ability to communicate with nature. Contains beautiful scenes of the islands and their wildlife, while subtly commenting on man's interference on the islands. Interesting in that approximately half of the work consists of still shots. In Ge
The American Revolution
The American Revolution entailed some remarkable transformations -- converting British colonists into American revolutionaries, and a cluster of colonies into a confederation of states with a common cause -- but it was far more complex and enduring then the fighting of a war. As John Adams put it, "The Revolution was in the Minds of the people . . . before a drop of blood was drawn at Lexington" -- and it continued long past America's victory at Yorktown. This course will examine the Revolutio
Multi System Degeneration - Motor Exam - Screening Tests Sub-exam - Patient 6
Patient's speech is difficult to understand; loss of balance (fell off a truck); occasional choking spells, especially if he eats fast; bladder urgency; and slight impairment of memory. The patient returns for a follow-up with his wife. Since the last visit, he reports no significant changes. His speech is unchanged. Balance is the same with occasional falling. He has occasional choking spells, especially if he eats fast. He continues to have bladder urgency and an occasional accident, but he a
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