Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), Animation.

Atrial septal defect, or ASD, is a congenital heart defect in which blood flows abnormally between the two atria of the heart. Normally, the atria are separated by a wall called the interatrial septum. In ASD patients, this septum is defective allowing blood flow between the two chambers. During fetal development, when the interatrial septum…

What is dukes criteria? Mnemonic and explanation

The Duke criteria are a set of clinical criteria set forward for the diagnosis of infective endocarditis. Fulfilling the criteria includes either having 2 major criteria, 1 major and 3 minor criteria, or 5 minor criteria. The two major criteria are positive blood cultures for infective endocarditis, and evidence of endocardial involvement. The five minor…

What to Eat: The Emerging Field of Culinary Medicine

Because we have people viewing from around the world in our live stream, we will begin the program. I’m Gina Vild. I’m the Associate Dean for Communications and External Relations for Harvard Medical School. And I’m thrilled to welcome you to our talk at 12:00. If you’re watching through the live stream, we welcome you…

Meconium Aspiration Syndrome / Syndrome d’aspiration méconiale

CIHR My name is Bill Fraser; I am an obstetrician/gynaecologist and clinical epidemiologist at the University of Montreal. Dr. Fraser studies Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, a condition in which a fetus inhales amniotic fluid stained with stool during delivery. The baby takes its first breath moments after delivery and if the airways are filled with meconium-stained…

Queen’s Cardio Pulmonary Unit

[ Music and Bird Sounds ]>>Translational medicine is a buzz phrase that you hear commonly. What it basically means is to take a basic science discovery and turn that into a diagnostic test or a therapy that you might give to a patient. QCPU is a home where all those tools and all of those…

Heart murmur sounds (cardiac auscultation sounds)

[Lyt til hver hjerteklap, mens du føler over halspulsåren] James, nu vil jeg lytte til brystet og føle pulsen i halsen samtidigt. OK? [At identificere den første hjerterytme, følg halspulsåren mens du lytter] [mitral-klapper – femte interkostale mellemrum langs midtklavikulærlinjen] [tricuspidal-klapper – fjerde interkostale mellemrum ved brystbenets venstre kant] [pulmonal-klappen – andet interkostale mellemrum ved…