Complex Congenital Heart Disease: Double Switch Surgery

Bennett was born, uh August 28th, 2013, everything seemed really normal. At his two month checkup, the pediatrician found a heart murmur, and, she told us it wasn’t a big deal, maybe get it check out , she recommended Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Little did we know that pretty much our whole world changed when we…

Biomaster Antimicrobial Technology in Healthcare

In the 20th Century antibiotics revolutionised medical care. But in recent years, bugs have been winning the battle against the medical profession. We are now entering the post antibiotic era, where previously routine medical procedures become deadly as the drugs used to prevent infections stop working. Wherever people go we’re exposed to surfaces contaminated with…

GERD – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or Gastric Reflux, Animation.

Gastroesophageal reflux disease – GERD, or gastric reflux disease, is a chronic condition where stomach acid flows back up and damages the mucosa of the food pipe – the esophagus. At the junction between the esophagus and the stomach is the lower esophageal sphincter – the LES. The LES is a ring of muscle that…

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…

Aortic Valve Disease, Animation

the aortic valve serves to ensure one-way flow of oxygen-rich blood from the left ventricle to the aorta and to the body it opens when the left ventricle contracts and pumps blood and closes when the ventricles refill to prevent blood from flowing back to the left ventricle the aortic valve consists of three leaflets…

Searching for a Senior Fitness Program? (FyzFit)

No question, this is a supervised work out. There is typically anywhere from eight to twelve people here, there’s two or three instructors at all the time and they are always watching you. And just as importantly if you have a problem or surgery, they adapt every exercise that you do to work within what…

Patent ductus arteriosus | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

Voiceover: So we’re looking at a fetal heart, that’s the heart in a baby before the baby is even born and there are two things I want to point out. First thing is that the blood that’s returning to the heart is gonna be picking up some important stuff from the placenta. So here we…