Quick Tips to Prevent Infections

[MUSIC] NARRATOR: Welcome. In this video, you will learn about how to protect your loved ones from infections that sometimes happen at the hospital. There are some simple, but important things you can do when visiting loved ones. You can improve your loved one’s care by taking an active role. Wash your hands before you enter your loved one’s room […]

Communication on Medications Effects HCAHPS Scores and Patient Safety

How we communicate with our patients on medications is important not only to our patient experience score on the H-CAPS survey, but it’s important to patient safety. ♪ [music] ♪ The two questions the H-CAP survey asks with regards to communicating on medications is, “How often did the hospital staff explain the purpose of the medication?” and “How often did […]

Medical School – Clostridium Difficile Infection

Hey this is dr k from imedicalschool and today we are going to talk about the growing epidemic of clostridium difficile infections. Lets begin by understanding what is C. difficile? C. difficile is an anaerobic bacterium that produces toxins which lead to profuse diarrhea. There are different strains of C. difficile that include a hyper virulent and non- hyper virulent […]

What types of medication are needed after a kidney transplant?

– I’m Dr. Francis Wright. I’m a transplant surgeon here at the Texas Transplant Institute at Methodist Specialty of Transplant Hospital. (What types of medications are needed after a kidney transplant?) Transplant medications after your transplant can kinda be summed up fairly simply, two medications, twice a day is what most of our patients wind up on. Those medicines are […]

Libertarian Argues Against Obamacare, Says You Should Diagnose Your Own Illnesses

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Riding On After a Heart Attack

My name is Geoffrey Beach, I’m 46 years old. At 42 years old, I had a heart attack. I’ve been into motorcycles all my life, since I was young. I had just completed a long motorcycle ride the day before. I had gotten out on the driveway to start a motorcycle that wouldn’t start. After a couple tries, I started […]

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 you’re dealing with patients, you’re […]