OCWM 2019 – Our Church’s Wider Mission – The Life Blood of the UCC

OCWM, Our Church’s Wider Mission. The name given to congregational gifts that support wider United Church of Christ ministry in associations, conferences, and in the national and global church. Working together is the ideal way to have the greatest impact in all the UCC does. Giving to OCWM multiplies the love and power of one congregation with thousands of others, […]

Shock Coffee Talk

I used to have a rough time in the morning. It wasn’t my thing. Just one cup of coffee was never enough! And then I found Shock coffee. …and bam! Everything changed! Yeah, I wear lipstick when I workout, so what? I’m from Brooklyn! Shock coffee is the most caffeinated all natural coffee! mmmh… roasted to perfection. I love waking […]

How to replace a front shock strut on PEUGEOT 107 1 (PM, PN)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools: Wire brush WD-40 spray Brake cleaner Copper grease Combination spanner #10 Combination spanner #17 Combination spanner #19 Drive socket # 10 Drive socket # 12 Drive socket # 14 Drive socket # 17 Drive socket # 30 HEX bit no.H6. Wheel impact socket #17 Ratchet wrench Torque wrench Tap wrench Hammer Pin punch Flat chisel Flat Screwdriver Crow […]

Determinants of Cardiac Output – Part 2 of 3

So we know that one factor that determines pressure in the system, and thus determines flow, is fluid volume. The pressure in any hydraulic system is a product of volume and system compliance. So let’s look at the compliance of this system. Compliance of the beds can be decreased by contracting the muscles around the beds, thereby decreasing distensibility. If […]

How do blood transfusions work? – Bill Schutt

In 1881, doctor William Halsted rushed to help his sister Minnie, who was hemorrhaging after childbirth. He quickly inserted a needle into his arm, withdrew his own blood, and transferred it to her. After a few uncertain minutes, she began to recover. Halsted didn’t know how lucky they’d gotten. His transfusion only worked because he and his sister happened to […]

Missouri Hypertension Control Summit

(fast instrumental music) – Right now in the city of St. Louis we have an incidence of high blood pressure of 300,000. That’s filling Bush Stadium six times. – High blood pressure is the leading risk factor on the planet for premature death and disability and in the United States it’s the leading modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It’s […]

ECG basics

Electrocardiography is a method of visualization of the electrical activity of the heart. It allows seeing the processes of depolarization and repolarization in the heart over a certain period of time using electrodes placed on the patient’s skin. Electrodes are the conductive pads. ECG device registers an electrical potential difference between the two certain locations. The pair of electrodes may […]