Rheumatic fever & heart disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! “Rheumatism” is used to describe inflammation in the joints, muscles, and the fibrous tissue, so rheumatic fever is a type of inflammatory disease that […]

How to Use Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor

Hello, Today I will be showing you the wrist blood pressure monitor, brought to you by Easy @ Home. This monitor features your blood pressure measurement, your pulse rate measurement, and the result storage, which stores up to 60 previous measurement. But measurements may be inaccurate if taken in the following circumstances: within 1 hour after dinner or drinking, immediate […]

What is Valvular Heart Disease? – Michael Wood, MD – Cardiothoracic Surgeon

– Hi, my name is Dr. Michael Wood, at Mountainview Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Associates. Oftentimes, people don’t think much about their heart valves, but this doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t. Here’s what you should know about valvular heart disease. If the blood flow traveling through your heart sounds different, a clinician may call this a heart murmur. Sometimes this […]

Blood pressure measurement – OSCE guide

Hi, my name is Simon, I’m one of the final year medical students. Can I just check your name and age, please? Yeah, my name is Andrew and I’m 25. Nice to meet you Andrew. Today, I’d like to take your blood pressure So that will entail me taking this cuff Inflating it around your arm feeling and listening to […]

Pulmonary Hypertension with Dr. Saurahb Sheel

– [Announcer] Health Break is brought to you by Capital Regional Medical Center, the region’s fastest ER wait times. – Pulmonary hypertension is high blood pressure in the lungs and the right side of the heart. Dr. Saurabh Sheel says there are many causes of pulmonary hypertension, the most common of which is heart failure. – People could be born […]