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Introduction Anesthesia Machines

Introduction Anesthesia Machines

Hi, I’m Megan. Today we’re going to get to know our anesthesia machine. Just a couple things I that I want to go over. The first being the equipment that you’re going to use for your patient and that is going to involve your reservoir bag and your anaesthetic circuit. So first, pick choose your […]

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Barco Nexxis, a networked digital operating room

Barco Nexxis, a networked digital operating room

Did you know that surgery generates about 60% of total hospital revenue? Your job is not only saving lives, it also accounts for a huge part of your hospital’s profitability. And as we all get older, there will be even more surgery! Researchers predict that, by 2020, surgeries will have increased by almost 47%! Imagine […]

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Graft-versus-host disease

Graft-versus-host disease

On our Youtube channel, you’ll find a limited selection of pathology and patient videos. With Osmosis Prime, you’ll get access to over 700 videos including complete coverage of pathology and physiology and a growing collection of pharmacology and clinical reasoning topics. Try it free today. With “graft-versus-host disease”, “graft” refers to a section of transplanted, […]

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IsoSiM: Isotopes for Science & Medicine

IsoSiM: Isotopes for Science & Medicine

Today it’s not enough anymore to be an expert in just your own field you have to develop professional skills that allow you to take on leadership roles to present yourself well in the world. What companies such as mine are looking for: students who are much more well-rounded who have experience and can come […]

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Gaucher disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Gaucher disease – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

Gaucher disease is an inherited condition characterized by insufficient levels of the enzyme glucocerebrosidase, also called beta-glucosidase. It’s named for the French physician, Philippe Gaucher, who first described the condition. Glucocerebroside is a glycolipid, which is a molecule containing both sugar and fat, that’s included in the membrane of many different cells. Glucocerebroside is formed […]

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CMV infection after transplant

CMV infection after transplant

Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is an enveloped double-stranded DNA virus that belongs to the herpesviridae family. It’s one of the most common viruses to cause severe infection in individuals undergoing transplantation of bone marrow or solid organs like the liver or kidney. It can affect almost every organ in the body resulting in encephalitis, retinitis, pneumonia, […]

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Pompe Disease | Glycogen Storage Disease Mnemonic for USMLE

Pompe Disease | Glycogen Storage Disease Mnemonic for USMLE

small auto=autosomal recessive sugar storage=glycogen storage disease acidic malt liquor=defective acid maltase acid maltase=α-1,4-glucosidase ice-sosomes=lysosomes large heart=cardiomegaly / HCM exercise intolerance / respiratory difficulty exercise intolerance / respiratory difficulty limb–girdle muscle weakness pink ice-osome=PAS+ lysosome

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