Infectious Diseases of East Africa: Summer Abroad in Malawi

It’s important to get students interested and enthused about infectious diseases years ago we thought we had vanquished infectious diseases when antibiotics became available but it’s been anything but that every person in the United States could be exposed to something that was once considered tropical or exotic because of the sheer volume of travel…

Bringing innovation to healthcare services

Serco is a leader in service integration because what we do is use our global strength to bring very best practice and integrate cutting-edge technology, but understanding the service delivery models so making sure that the technology supports the service that clinicians provide to their patients. WA Health’s vision for ICT in Fiona Stanley Hospital…

A possible new treatment for alcohol use disorder

Simple moments like these are something Dr. Frank Plummer says he’ll never take for granted. For over the past decade he has fought alcohol use disorder. Similar to some Canadians, he was high-functioning. It started when he was pioneering research in Kenya around the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis. So I was constantly writing then…

Your Healthcare Record — what is it and how is it used?

Music Did you know that when you receive nutrition care from a registered dietitian, they must keep a client health record? But what’s in your client health record and how is it used? Client health records contain your personal health information, including details of your medical history, nutrition assessment, and care plan. This information helps…

What is Cardiovascular Disease? Doctor Akshay Khandelwal Explains

Cardiovascular disease involves abnormalities of the heart and blood vessels. Coronary heart disease is the most common condition and is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women. The lifetime risk for developing significant cardiovascular disease is greater than the likelihood of developing cancer. Your heart is a muscular…

A Terrifying Disease That Will Turn You Into a Tree

In Greek mythology, a beautiful naiad nymph named Daphne captured the eye of Apollo, the God of light. Apollo made many advances towards Daphne, but she rejected him multiple times. Still, like a guy wearing a fedora on a mission, he wouldn’t give up. He chased after her, which pushed Daphne to cry to her…

Molly Kimball: Hip Replacement Exercise

so we’re here at ochsner fitness center and our Fit lab our brand new personal training studio and I’m here with George he’s gonna be walking us through some hip exercises correct after if they have a hip replacement surgery we’re going to show some exercises for strengthening they were for to have a healthy…

My Surgery Guide: Deep Breathing & Coughing Exercises

Hello, and welcome to the University Health Network. Today I’m going to be teaching you about deep breathing and coughing. Amanda: Hello Mr. Santos. How are you today? Mr: Santos: Pretty well, thanks. Amanda: Good. My name is Amanda and I am a physiotherapist on the unit and today I am going to be teaching…

A Girl Ate Leftover Potato Salad For Lunch. This Is What Happened To Her Liver.

A Girl Ate Leftover Potato Salad for Lunch. This is What Happened To Her Liver. CG is a 17 year old girl, presenting to the emergency room with a progressive deterioration in balance, gait and speech. She tells the admitting nurse that she felt a burning in her stomach over the past couple days. She…