Williams syndrome

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, and so much more. Try it free today! Williams syndrome, also known as Williams-Beuren syndrome, is named after Dr. J. C. P. Williams who first described it….

What is a Stroke? Animated Explanation Video

Hello, in this HealthSketch we want to talk to you about stroke. It’s a bit of an odd name, stroke. It certainly has nothing to do with tennis strokes, swimming strokes or brush strokes. The word stroke comes from the idea receiving a ‘strike’ or ‘blow’ as that is how quickly strokes appear – all…

Hypertension Discussion Part 2

DR. CLARKE: I had a patient who started out with a blood pressure. it was 210 over a hundred and seventeen and she came and she said I’ve been to a number of doctors and they’ve never been able to get it to normal to where it’s supposed to be to goal as we call…

An Osmosis Video: Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) Explained

Heart failure’s used to describe a point at which the heart can’t supply enough blood to meet the body’s demands. This can happen in two ways, either the heart’s ventricles can’t pump blood hard enough during systole, called systolic heart failure, or not enough blood fills the ventricles during diastole, called diastolic heart failure. In…