Invasion of the Body: Revolutions in Surgery
In his new book, INVASION OF THE BODY, Nicholas Tilney tells the story of modern surgery and the revolutions that have transformed the field: anesthesia, prevention of infection, professional standards of competency, pharmaceutical advances, and the present turmoil in medical education and health care reform. In this video, he details surgery's advance from the dangerous province of itinerant practitioners to a highly specialized discipline practiced in over 85,000 elective procedures each wee
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Normal - Cranial Nerves Exam - Spinal Accessory (CN XI) Nerve Sub-exam - Patient 1
Patient is a female with no known neurological health problems who volunteered to act as a simulated patient in order to demonstrate 'normal' responses to exam techniques. She is merely a reference point for exam procedures and protocols, as well as to denote subtle signs from diagnosed patients.
Myasthenia Gravis - Cranial Nerves Exam - Glossopharyngeal (CN IX) Nerve and Vagus (CN X) Nerve Sub-
Patient is a 52-year-old African American male who initially presented with diplopia and dysphagia about five years ago. Serologic testing demonstrated antibodies to the acetylcholine receptor, and repetitive nerve stimulation testing showed a decrement in CMAP at slow frequency repetitive stimulation. He now presents with generalized myasthenia, dysarthria, dysphagia and diplopia during a pyridostigmine-holiday for Tensilon testing.
Using Clay in Art Class - Quiz
Children will learn and appreciate the basics of using clay in the classroom.
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
Gengo Spanish #2 - Charmed in Spain
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! You can’t wait to get back on solid ground and have the travel portion of your trip to your Spanish-speaking destination over with! You are by no means a good traveler, and the takeoff makes you more nervous than anything else. Of course, spiraling slowly down toward the ground isn’t a [...]
Carried interest, taxes top issues facing PE in Washington
Doug Lowenstein, head of the PE industry's lobbying group, says issues with the biggest impact are taxes and carried interest, which could be rolled into the debate around raising the debt limit.
Cellular process: Absorption
The process of absorption is a cellular process (microscopic). Absorption cells line the stomach and intestine walls and allow small nutrients (broken down from the food we eat) to pass through and into our blood. The process of absorption is much like a leaking balloon filled with water. The balloon is the stomach or intestine, the tiny holes are the absorption cells, and the water is nutrients leaving.
The Crucible - Character Quiz
Refresh student's knowledge of the text. - Highlight revision that has to be done.
Christie Clark gets serenaded for Earth Day
Students from University Highlands elementary school performed an Earth Day song for B.C. premier Christy Clark in the Djavad Mowafaghian Courtyard at Blusson Hall. BC premier Christy Clark was at SFU Burnaby to announce funding for a new neighbourhood energy utility on Burnaby Mountain. This district energy system will provide heat for the whole campus plus future homes in the UniverCity sustainable community. It will also replace SFU's aging boilers and help reduce 80 per cent of the school's
Capital Letters - Quiz
You will gain a better understanding of when and why to use capital letters and when not to use them.
Israeli air strikes hit Gaza targets
July 15 - Israeli air strikes hit targets in the southern Gaza Strip near the territory's border with Egypt. Travis Brecher reports.
Chavez discusses battle with cancer
July 15 - Hugo Chavez continues to portray a well-bodied and able leader even as he discusses his battle with cancer. Julie Noce, reports.
A minefield in Libya
July 14 - Libyan rebels find land mines during recapture of village in Western Mountains. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
The Invisible Elephant: Curriculum Slideshow
These 30 slides help teachers understand what the curriculum is supposed to do and the importance of an integrated format to create students who are able to think. A great piece for staff development or to question the Common Core requirements.
New players enter voucher market
July 14 - Mobile phone company O2 launches a deal service to cash in on huge growth in the online voucher market. Kirsty Basset reports.
"The Three Little Pigs" by Roald Dahl (poetry reading)
Cartoon from http://www.toonpool.com The hentai version of Red Riding Hood came from this site, where you can hear Little Red Riding Hood and The Wolf performed by Karen Bartke http://bit.ly/qC2OAp The animal I really dig, Above all others is the pig. Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever, Pigs are courteous. However, Now and then, to break this rule, One meets a pig who is a fool. What, for example, would you say, If strolling through the woods one day, Right there in front of you you saw A pig who
How Bicycles are Made
This 5:25 long video tells the history of bicycles and how new ones are made.
Leaf cutter ants
There is much diversity between ants. Leaf cutter ants use their mandibles to cut leaf fragments and take them back to their home. They don't eat the leaves, but instead use them to grow fungus on. They then eat the fungus.