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How To: You’ve Been Taking Pills Wrong Your Entire Life—Here’s How You Should Be Swallowing Them

It's a rare person who enjoys swallowing pills—and equally rare to find those who can toss a pill back easily and effortlessly without gulps of water and coughs. The transition from liquid medicine to pills, tablets, and capsules can be a rough one, and some of us still struggle well into our adult lives. Yet the reason your pills are getting caught in your throat may not be the medication's fault—it's all in how you swallow.

How To: Set up an intravenous line

This video tutorial shows how to set up an intravenous line, or intravenous drip. Most are familiar with IVs, as a way of providing people undergoing medical treatment that are otherwise unable to ingest food with vital nutrients. Watch this educational medical science video and learn how to set up and insert an intravenous line.

How To: The Trick to Hearing Your Friends Better at Loud Clubs & Concerts (And Having Them Hear You)

You may not notice it when you're intoxicated and banging your head to the music, but when you're at a club or concert, your ears are getting seriously damaged. The noise level is usually above most people's pain threshold for sound, which begins around 120 to 140 decibels. At that level, it only takes a few minutes to damage your hearing. For me, there's something even worse than long-term hearing loss in a loud environment—not being able to hear or talk to your friends.

How To: Draw blood from an arterial line

In this tutorial, we learn how to draw blood from an arterial line. First, you will need a catheter, tubing, regular iv tubing, 10 cc syringe, transducer, fluid bag, and iv saline bag. First, waste a couple ml's of blood by turning the stock cock off to the system and draw back a couple liters of blood. After this, turn the stock cock off the syringe and take out the syringe, then add a new one. Now, take your sample of blood and draw out 5 ml of new blood. Take out the syringe, then cap it a...

How To: Roll a double joint

This is a video on rolling a double joint. This is a hand rolled marijuana cigarette. Smoke your ganga quick and easy to get high super quick. This is the Stoner's Guide for connecting papers together and then rolling and extra huge dubbie! Smoke it out! Grab your cannabis and get high!

How To: Prepare for a 2C-B psychedelic drug trip

In this video, we learn how to prepare for a 2C-B psychedelic drug trip. You will want to make sure you do your background homework on the different drugs so you know what they will feel like. The dosage range is between 16-24 milligrams and is sold as a white powder. Nausea, muscle clenching, and insomnia are some of the side effects from taking this drug. It will also make you feel fuzzy and cuddly and like everything is blissful in the world. It's different than other drugs and can effect ...

How To: Use a curved needle for suturing arterial lines

This video shows the method to suture arterial lines using a curved needle. We will use the new arterial line kit for our demonstration. We will use a curved needle as it is safer than the straight needle. Hold the suture with the hamostat at about sixty percent from the tip of the needle. Do the turn the key method to bring the needle out from the other side. Unclamp it and re-clamp it at the tip of the needle. Continue the turn the key method. Pull the suture up and through. Cut the suture ...

How To: Perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture

If you want to perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture you should first make a bite through the skin. In order to make a bite through the skin you should put the needle point perpendicular to the surface, turn your wrist and make sure it arrives at an even point from the entry point. Grasp the needle as it comes from the tissue. Make sure you always keep the needle in view. Then ti e the suture with an instrument tie and form the knot on the side of the wound so it does not effect th...

How To: Roll a cigarette using one hand

You’ve mastered rolling your own cigarettes and ready for life’s next great challenge? Try doing like the person in this video and rolling a cigarette with one hand. He makes it a look a whole lot easier than it really is but get your rolling paper and tobacco out and start practicing.

How To: Make a pipe out of a highlighter marker

This video is a tutorial on how to make a smoking pipe out of a highlighter marker. To begin, you will need a highlighter marker, pliers, and a socket wrench. Use the pliers to remove the sponge tip from the highlighter marker and the back cap piece. You may discard the sponge tip but do not discard the back cap piece. Empty the highlighter marker of any tubes that are inside. Insert the socket wrench so it is less than an inch in the highlighter. If you insert it too deep, you risk burning t...

How To: Do a daily check of the code blue cart in nursing

Going to be a nurse? Then one important part of your nursing responsibilities involves doing a daily check of the code blue cart or crash cart. The crash cart is checked every shift for emergency items and function. In this how-to video we review the nurse’s responsibility to test the defibrillator oxygen tank, most hospitals change tanks at 500 or 1000 psi. Follow along an see how simple it is to do a daily check of the code blue cart.

How To: Make potent marijuana butter

There are many different ways to make marijuana butter. There are also many different tools that can be used as well. This tutorial shows you how to make a potent, strong marijuana butter from scratch. This butter, which is also called cannabutter, can be used on a wide range of things especially baked goods like toast and cakes. So enjoy this tutorial and please be sure when you prepare this you do so safely. Enjoy!

How To: Get rid of a runny nose without medicines

The University of Michigan teaches you how to use nasal irrigation to get rid of common nasal sinus symptoms without reaching for those over the counter medications. The best part of nasal irrigation is that it handles conditions that medication cannot - such as post nasal drip and the common "stuffy nose". This can work for most allergies, even if you are already on medication. Water used for nasal irrigation should be luke warm and should contain about a quarter teaspoon of salt into an 8 o...

How To: Tape your ankle to prevent an inversion ankle sprain

First locate the distal fibula and stabilize the distal leg with your non mobilizing hand. If the position of the fibula with anterior and posterior glide provides no pain then you will need to apply a five centimeter piece of tape 2. 5 centimeters anterior to the distal fibula with the distal fibula exposed under the tape's edge. Relocate the distal fibula and hold another piece of tape near the distal fibula, then you will need to wrap the tape circularly around the leg. You will also need ...

How To: Make a pen pipe

This video shows you how to make an improvised smoking pipe out of a common plastic Bic-type ball-point pen. The guide shows how to remove the pen cap and ink cartridge. Next, the video shows how you can use a razor blade to cut a wedge-shaped hole near one end of the plastic barrel. Once the hole is cut, the guide uses a hot glue gun to attach a hardware socket above the wedge-shaped hole. The socket will serve as a bowl to hold the smoking material. After letting the glue set for about thir...

How To: Lower your blood pressure naturally with Suzy Cohen

Suzy Cohen tells us in this video how to lower our blood pressure naturally. Believe it or not, the urinary tract is connected with our blood pressure. A dietary supplement called "Asparagus extract" is recommended. Asparagus in vegetable form is delicious when served with a little butter or feta cheese. When you take it as a supplement, you get a bigger dose. It is a wonderful diuretic, which means it makes you pee a lot. You should take it in the morning, so that you do not find yourself ru...

How To: Smoke & clean a pipe

A regular pipe smoker shows viewers a look at her pipe collection and tips on how to smoke out of a pipe and how to clean the pipe out properly afterwards. Pipes are a very convenient means of smoking and you don't have to keep buying papers if you own a pipe. If you've never packed a pipe full of tobacco before you can learn now. Cleaning your pipe after each smoke will ensure a longer lasting pipe life and you will be able to enjoy a cleaner smoke without all the old ashes and soot from the...

How To: Make a pump bong

Are you trying to find something to smoke your tobacco or illegal substances out of? This video shows you how to take items laying around your house and working with them to turn them into a pump bong. The video goes step by step showing you all the materials that will be needed and how exactly to turn these materials into a bong as easily as possible. In as little as three minutes you can go from bored to smoking out of your new piece.

How To: Inspect the female breast for cancer

This medical how-to video from the Department of Health Services Cancer Detection Section will help become more confident in inspecting the female breasts. An regular breast check is vital for cancer detection. Help you patients stay healthy by learning the essential of a clinical breast examination. This entails a comprehensive review of a patients symptoms, history and risk factors. Follow along to learn the basics of inspecting the female breast for cancer.

How To: Roll a cigarette with a dollar bill

There are many various forms to rolling a cigarette from scratch. The great thing is that there is no exact right way of doing this. Everybody has their own style and own way of doing this. With this cool tutorial will show you how to roll one using a dollar bill. It's easy to do and takes only a few minutes to perform.

How To: Administer an intramuscular injection

This how to video demonstrates how to administer an intramuscular injection. Watch and learn how simple it is do an intramuscular injection in the deltoid, rectus femoris, vastus lateralis, dorsal or ventral gluteal. Make sure to properly measure your medication, identify the patient, and always wash the hands before injecting the patient. Note that this instructional video is intended for medical students and professionals.

How To: Insert a peripheral IV catheter to administer fluids

IV's are used on patients to either administer fluids or medicines, and for a nurse, it's the number one task performed on the job in a hospital. Knowing the proper procedure for peripheral intravenous catheter insertion is a must. This interactive video module will help familiarize you with the medical procedure, but is not meant to be your sole method of instruction— always ask for supervision in performing a procedure if you've never done one before, or have little experience.

How To: Administer an intramuscular Z-track injection

This how to video demonstrates how to administer an intramuscular z-track injection on a patient. Watch and learn how simple it is do an intramuscular z-track injection in the leg or glutes. Make sure to properly measure your medication, identify the patient, and always wash the hands before injecting the patient. Note that this instructional video is intended for medical students and professionals.