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Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy

by University of Michigan

This course is part of a project that aims to reduce maternal mortality in Sub-Saharan Africa by providing specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology. This training will be provided in a partnership between high-income and low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We hope that you find the course useful in whatever role you play in the reduction of maternal mortality, and that together we will find a way to sustainably improve the lives women, children, and the people who care for them in Sub Saharan Africa. The objective of this course for learners is to understand the various hypertensive disorders in pregnancy including how to manage and prevent their associated complications The long term goal is for women in these countries to have increased access to the best obstetric and reproductive healthcare from highly trained OB/GYNs. This course is aimed at improving your knowledge about hypertensive disorders in pregnancy.During the course you will go through the following seven Learning Units:1)Introduction;2)Gestational hypertension;3)Preeclampsia;4)Eclampsia;5)Chronic hypertension and superimposed preeclampsia;6)Healthcare systems;7)Clinical reasoning


Vision and the Eye

by Gresham College

A series of lectures on issues relating to vision and the eye, from medical, historical, cultural and technological perspectives.


Using Asthma Equipment with Children

by University of Michigan

These instructional video feature a child asthma patient demonstrating the use of asthma equipment.


Total Abdominal Hysterectomy Procedure

by University of Michigan

Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers. This is a series of videos about Total Abdominal Hysterectomy from Prof. Richard Adanu (University of Ghana) and Prof. Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan) This module is meant primarily for medical students but may also be useful for residents and health practitioners. The module includes three interactive case studies with some background information as well as discussion of possible post-surgery complications, narrated video clips of each stage the total abdominal hysterectomy procedure, and a self-assessment on the procedure.Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition.


Buruli Ulcer Disease

by University of Michigan

This is a series of videos about Buruli ulcer disease from Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. These videos were created Richard Phillips, Stephen Sarfo, Emmanuel Adu, Veronica Owusu-Afriyie, and Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan). The Buruli ulcer disease is due to infection by Mycobacterium ulcerans. This programme describes the basic pathophysiology of the disease, the typical clinical presentations, and the management of cases with complicated features. The program should be informative for both medical students and practitioners who wish to increase their knowledge about this serious tropical disease. Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition. Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers.


Caesarean Section Procedure

by University of Michigan

This is a series of videos about Caesarean Section from Prof. Richard Adanu (University of Ghanal) and Prof. Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan).A Caesarean section, also known as C-section, is a surgical procedure in which incisions are made through a mother's abdomen (laparotomy) and uterus (hysterotomy) to deliver one or more babies. It is usually performed when a vaginal delivery would put the baby's or mother's life or health at risk, although in recent times it has been also performed upon request for childbirths that could otherwise have been natural. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that the rate of Caesarean sections should not exceed 15% in any country. This programme includes narrated surgical video of the procedure as well as interactive case exercises and a brief self-assessment.Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition.Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers.


Episiotomy and Repair Procedure

by University of Michigan

This is a series of videos about Episiotomy & Repair from Prof. Richard Adanu (University of Ghana) and Prof. Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan).An episiotomy is a surgical incision through the perineum made to enlarge the vagina and assist childbirth. The incision can be midline or at an angle from the posterior end of the vulva, is performed under local anaesthetic (pudendal anesthesia) and is sutured closed after delivery. It is one of the most common medical procedures performed on women, and although its routine use in childbirth has steadily declined in recent decades.This module is meant primarily for medical students but may also be useful for residents and health practitioners. The module includes three interactive case studies with some background information as well as discussion of possible post-surgery complications, narrated video clips of each stage the total abdominal hysterectomy procedure, and a self-assessment on the procedure.Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition.Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers.


Examination of the Pregnant Woman

by University of Michigan

Viewer discretion is advised: Some medical content is graphic and may not be suitable for all viewers. This is a series of videos about an obstetrics exam from Prof. Kwabena Danso (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology) and Prof. Cary Engleberg (University of Michigan). This programme consists of notes and demonstration videos that explain how to examine a near-term, pregnant woman. In the course of the programme, the learner will encounter the terms used to describe the relationship of the fetus to the mother's anatomy, and they will be expect to interpret and describe the findings of an examination on video, using these terms.Any medical information in this material is intended to inform and educate and is not a tool for self-diagnosis or a replacement for medical evaluation, advice, diagnosis or treatment by a healthcare professional. Please speak to your physician if you have questions about your medical condition.


Exercise Science and Wellness

by Arizona State University

This course was designed to facilitate and standardize the distribution of undergraduate course requirements in Exercise and Sports Science throughout Arizona Community College system. It provides a brief overview of the field of Exercise Science and Wellness, as well as specific information to this area of study at Arizona State University.


Dynamics of Human Health

by Stanford

Stanford Mini Med School begins with a journey inside human biology. Starting with a close look at DNA, stem cells and microbes, this quarter moves out from the building blocks of the human body to take a more global view of human health, pandemics and the delivery of health care.


Virology

by Columbia

This introductory virology course emphasizes the common reactions that must be completed by all viruses for successful reproduction within a host cell and survival and spread within a host population. The molecular basis of alternative reproductive cycles, the interactions of viruses with host organisms, and how these lead to disease are presented with examples drawn from a set of representative animal and human viruses, although selected bacterial viruses will be discussed.


Medicine and Healthcare (Khan Academy)

by Khan Academy

Videos about medicine and the healthcare system.


Autism and Related Disorders

by Yale

The Yale Seminar on Autism and Related Disorders in the United States' first undergraduate course of its kind. The goal of this series is to make all of the lecture content and supporting materials available online for free for anyone who desires to learn about Autism Spectrum Disorders. For Yale undergraduates, the class consists of a weekly seminar on diagnosis and assessment, aetiology and treatment of children, adolescents and adults with autism and related disorders of socialization. This collection contains the full video of the course.


The Future of Human Health

by Stanford

Learn about the frontiers of human health from seven of Stanford's most innovative faculty members. Inspired by a format used at the TED Conference (http://www.ted.com), each speaker delivers a highly engaging talk in just 10-20 minutes about his or her research. Learn about Stanford's newest and most exciting discoveries in neuroscience, bioengineering, brain imaging, psychology, and more.


Stanford MedCast

by Stanford

Stanford Medcast puts you in the front row at some of the leading-edge lectures at the School of Medicine. Tune in to watch Stanford faculty and other renown experts discuss the latest advances in biomedical research, patient care and other health-related fields.


Human Anatomy Dissection

by University of Michigan

Dissections of the Human Body - videos from the 1970's and contain some graphic images.