Schizophrenia – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment & pathology

Schizo means split, and phrenia, in this case refers to the mind. Even though schizophrenia can be interpreted to mean “splitting of the mind”, it does not refer to a split personality, like some media sources might portray, but rather schizophrenia describes a scattered or fragmented pattern of thinking. Schizophrenia’s actually a syndrome, meaning there’re…

A1C Test for Diabetes, Animation

A1C test is a blood test used to diagnose diabetes and monitor the progress of a treatment plan. The test result reflects the average blood sugar levels in the past 3 months. A1C is a type of glycated hemoglobin – a hemoglobin that is bound to glucose. Hemoglobin is the major protein of red blood…

Lowering Costs for Type 2 Diabetes

(soft music) – [Laurie] Thank you everyone for joining us today. My name is Laurie-Marie Pisciotta and I’m the education and outreach coordinator at NeedyMeds. NeedyMeds is a National non-profit and we connect patients with programs all over the country that will help them pay for their healthcare expenses, including prescription medications. Today, we have…

Tension Type Headache

In this video we will take a look at the characteristics and presentation of tension-type headaches Get our very own assessment Ebook and mobile app! Links are in the video description Hi and welcome back to Physiotutors! Headaches can manifest on their own, but are also a very common symptom in neck pain patients as…

“Cyanotic Congenital Cardiac Defects: Diagnosis & Therapy” by Tom Kulik, MD, for OPENPediatrics

Cyanotic Congenital Cardiac Defects: Diagnosis and Therapy, by Doctor Tom Kulik. I’m doctor Tom Kulik. I’m a pediatric cardiologist and cardiac intensivist at the Children’s Hospital, Boston. This lecture will be the second part of two lectures in regards to the diagnosis and management of the infant with cyanosis. Introduction. To briefly preview the lecture,…

Ventricular Septal Defect, Animation

ventricular septal defect or VSD refers to an opening in the interventricular septum that separates the two ventricles of the heart in normal circulation oxygen poor blood from the body returns to the right side of the heart where it is pumped into the pulmonary artery and to the lungs after being oxygenated oxygen-rich blood…