Dr. Jessica Covington on Hypertension During Pregnancy

(gentle music) – So, hypertension is elevations in blood pressure. Usually it is what is called essential hypertension. So there is no underlying cause for the elevation in blood pressure. You can have secondary hypertension, which is because of some underlying medical condition, but most of the hypertension that we deal with in pregnancy is essential hypertension, or gestational hypertension. […]

How to Test Your Blood Sugar

Many Canadians need to test their blood sugar levels every day. This video will show you how to: Prepare to test your blood sugar level, Lance your finger and draw blood for testing and to use your blood sugar meter. Part 1: Preparing to test your blood sugar level: To test your blood sugar level, you will need a blood […]

S. Korea’s ‘pneumonia-like’ illness case unrelated to China outbreak: KCDC

South Korea’s Public Safety and Health Agency has confirmed a single pneumonia like illness case reported in the country this week is not related to the outbreak in China after conducting a so-called pan coronavirus test on a Chinese patient who recently visited Chinese city of Wuhan the Korea Centers of Disease Control and Prevention said on Saturday that her […]

S. Korea reports 20 more COVID-19 cases; total now at 51

20 new Cova 19 cases are reported in the nation most of them are linked to a single patient with no recent record of overseas travel as this prompts the possibility of a community-based transmission and the emergence of a super spreader it will change the way the outbreak is contained here Kim Jae Hee has our top story South […]

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 […]