If you are having a difficult time drawing a patients blood, you might want to considering doing the butterfly procedure. Watch this instructional medical how-to video to learn the proper way of drawing in blood with this method. The butterfly procedure involves drawing blood from the back of the hand. Start by placing a band around the wrist, palpating the back of the hand and identifying the direction of the veins.
This video may be old, but shows you the basics of setting up and giving an enema to someone. Leave it to these Navy guys to show you how to give it in the rear, so to speak.
While we've already covered several good ways to tame the itch of a mosquito bite, you're much better off preventing them from biting in the first place than dealing with the itchy aftermath.
This medical how-to video demonstrates how to anesthetize with the digital block technique. The digital block is a simple anesthesia procedure used to numb the fingers or toes. Watch as they show how to apply a ring block of local anesthesia to a digit.
This how to video shows you how to roll a marijuana joint. It is a great beginners guide if you don't already know how to roll up your weed. You can even use a separate tobacco cigarette to pack your weed nice and tight into the blunt.
Once each day, or according to your doctor's instructions, you will need to clean the urethral meatus - the opening where the catheter enters the body. This video shows you how to give a proper male perineal wash.
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.
Studying to be a nurse? Then one important part of nursing involves making your patient comfortable. This nursing how-to video demonstrates how to attach Foley catheter tubing to the leg to avoid pulling. Our nurse uses a catheter securement device to secure the catheter in place. Follow along and learn how easy it is to use this device to secure the Foley catheter to avoid pulling.
This video massage tutorial shows how to perform a Swedish massage on the chest. Proper draping technique is covered as well specific massage routines for the chest area. Watch this instructional video and learn how to do the strokes necessary to give a Swedish style massage on the chest.
Rolling your weed into a joint yourself is absolutely essential if you smoke weed on a daily basis (or plan to). While there are lots of fancy-looking joints out there, from zig zag to a cross joint, it's best to start with the basic cone joint.
First, open the nodes under the clavicle which opens the rest of the system. Begin with nodes beneath the clavicle, follow the neck chain up and down. Drain the face, chin, nose and cheeks. Open the upper portion of the lungs. Open the axillaries, which are under the arm pits. They go to the heart and liver and cast away toxins to the kidney, bladder and excrete. Next, work on the arms. Open proximally then distally. Open the nodes along the rib cage and open the abdomen. Work in that quadran...
In this video, we learn how to clean a dirty piece for smoking pot. First, get a package of pipe cleaners, salt, and rubbing alcohol. Next, grab your piece and run it under some hot water. After this, add some salt to the bowl with alcohol, then swish it around. Next, rinse this out with warm water again, then keep adding in salt and alcohol until it's cleaned out. After this, use a pipe cleaner to scrub the inside. Also, use a q-tip to continue cleaning out all the gunk that is on the inside...
In this video, we learn how to make medicated lollipops. First, place lactose into a scale and measure out .44 grams. Now, measure out .40 grams of absorbitol and 2 drops of apricot flavor and color. Last, add in 2ml of stevioside liquid. Mix these all together on a heated surface and then remove from heat and keep stirring vigorously after adding in active ingredients. When finished mixing, spray your lollipop mold with canola oil and add in your mixture to the bold along with a stick. When ...
This step-by-step video will show the proper technique of phlebotomy, which means drawing a sample of venous blood. Everyday, nurses take blood cultures from hospitalized patients, so standard tests can be run for diagnosing conditions and diseases. Venipuncture is necessary for obtaining the blood sample.
In this video you will learn how to make a water bong in 5 minutes. The materials you will need are a water bottle, some scissors, tape, a paper clip, a 3 16 wrench piece, a lighter, and a Bic pen grip. The first thing you'll need to do is prepare your water bottle (empty it remove cap and wrap) then get your paper clip, heat it up, and make your hole for your pen. Then you will need to chew on your pen tube on the end so that the socket will fit into the pen tube. Then simply put your pen in...
How to massage your man's neck and shoulders.
Here is a tutorial on making a Marijuana or Tobacco Cigarette from standard packs of cigarettes, great if you don't have any blunts lying around or any other types of pieces.
Follow Stoner's Guide on trips to get blitzed around the world. This uses a basic .5L water bottle like a Dasani or Aquafina bottle. You mod it quickly so you can smoke weed out of it. It's a great water pipe or bong.
There are many, many home remedies out there for relieving itchy mosquito bites. Everything from mud to banana peels and basil leaves to Alka-Seltzer tablets can help curb the itch. But before you even have to resort to any of those methods, you should be thinking about prevention. Wearing white clothing can help to keep mosquitoes aways from your skin, and there are many plants that will help mask your mosquito-attracting smell. But there's even more ways to keep those bloodsucking bugs away.
Feeling a bit tired and stressed out? Try a massage. In this video, licensed massage therapist Athena shows you how to get all the knots and kinks out of your upper back and shoulders with proper massage techniques. Have a loved one watch with you so you can help each other out!
Reflexology is a form of alternative medicine (read: no drugs involved) that involves applying pressure to strategic points on the feet and hand without lotion or oil.
Everyone wants to live to join the ranks of the centenarians! By following longevity tips like taking care of your teeth, getting a college education, taking up a sport like golf or swimming, drinking a glass of red wine every day and even marrying a younger woman, you can live to be 100 years old! Not only that, you'll be able to make the best of your long life.
In this tutorial, we learn tips from roadies. If you experience a nosebleed and don't know how to handle it, there is a very simple way to cure it. First, take a long string and tie it around the middle of your hand a few times until it's tight. Then, make a fist with your hand and squeeze for two minutes. By the time the two minutes is up, your nosebleed should have subsided. Another tip, is for when you have hiccups. First, take a pen and press it on the inside of the ear. After a few secon...
In case you may not know what a 'fag' is, it is quite simply a cigarette. Anyway, this video will show you how to easily roll a cigarette. Now understand that there are many different ways to rolling cigarettes so while this may work for one person, it may not work for another. So sit back, pay attention, and hope you enjoy it!
If you have a cold or stuffy nose, the Neti Pot is an ideal way to clean out your nasal passages. This device is a totally natural and safe way to clear your airways without medication.
This how-to video shows you how to tie a figure eight suture. This is useful for finishing up oral surgery dealing with things such as tooth extraction. First, pull the string through one side of the gum with your tools. Next, take the end and pull it through on the other side. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite corner. Once this is done, pull the string through the gum on the opposite of the corner. From here, you have formed a basic figure eight suture. This ...
This video shows how to wrap an ankle with athletic tape. First he sprays a little spray adhesive on the ankle and sticks a couple thin pads on places that are prone to blistering. He then wraps the foot and entire ankle with a prewrap to protect the skin and cover the hair so that the tape won't irritate the skin. Then he begins by taping two anchors around the top of the ankle, and putting a piece of tape down the side from the anchors, under the heel, and up the other side like a stirrup, ...
John Gallagher explains the process of making herbal lozenges in which need slippery elm bark powder and licorice root slices both which sooth the irritation of the throat. You need half a cup of water and two tablespoons of honey along with a small bowl and a dough roller. To cut the dough get a bottle cap and store them in a small metal container. Boil half a cup of water and put licorice according to the number of lozenge required and simmer it on a low flame for 10 minutes. Take 2 tablesp...
Afraid to wear black because of your dandruff problem? There are many ways to cure dandruff so don’t give up hope. Try the home remedies and if you need to there is always medicated shampoos for the problem.
What's up friends. In this tutorial video, I show you all the steps to smoking a bong: breaking the bud, packing the bowl, getting the right amount of water, gauging the size of your hit, and a little smoking etiquette. This is a helpful tutorial on how to hit a bong for beginners. Sometimes newbies take too hard of a hit the first time they smoke a bong.
Frozen shoulder is a common problem that men and women get between ages of 40 to 60. It is also known as adhesive capsulitis. A frozen shoulder is when the shoulder joint is clamped down. Learn how to diagnose and treat a frozen shoulder in this medical how-to video.
A nice shoulder massage or rub can brighten anyone's day. Learn the art of giving massage in this health how-to video. A shoulder rub can be performed with or without oil.
Watch this instructional medical how-to video to learn how to wrap a bandage correctly. A circular wrap is used to wrap a small body region. First, three to four inches of the appropriate sized gauze wrap is unrolled and placed flat. It is held in place with the thumb of one hand as the bandage is rolled around to provide at least two overlapping layers of bandage. The excess bandage roll is trimmed and the gauze is secured in place with a strip of tape. Wrap a bandage correctly.
Boost your social stature by rolling your own cigarettes. Learn how to roll a cigarette with a tube machine, rolling machine, and by hand in this free video series about rolling tobacco.
Your first time self injecting can be both a scary and triumphant experience. "Taking Care of Business" is an exciting health teaching resource made by and for trans communities. Watch this how to video and let Nurse Vivian guide you through the things you need to know about safe self injection.
Surprisingly, many people do not know how to properly use and put on a condom thereby decreasing its effectiveness as a birth control. Watch this tutorial to learn how to properly use a condom.
Can't afford to go down to the local hookah smoking cafe? Then watch this how to video to learn how to assemble your own homemade shisha using a plastic milk bottle. Happy smoking!
Love cannabis? You can not call yourself a weed master though until you can roll a perfect doobie. Watch this video and learn how to prepare your marijuana and roll your joint perfectly.
The two date rape drugs commonly used are Rohypnol and GHB (gamma hydroxybutyric acid) hidden in drinks. Watch this video to learn how to avoid being drugged and raped. One of the most important things is to be aware of the risks of date rape drugs. Follow along and learn about the types of drugs available out there and what types of symptoms to look out for if you have ingested them.
Watch this video to learn how to make a water bong, also known as a bubbler.