Rehab Cell

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Tag: Medical

Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Renal Replacement Therapy: Hemodialysis vs Peritoneal Dialysis, Animation

Dialysis is a therapy that artificially removes wastes from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer perform this function adequately. There are two main types of dialysis: hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. In hemodialysis, blood is filtered outside the body, in a dialysis machine. The patient’s blood is pumped to the machine, cleansed, then […]

Acute Kidney Injury, a.k.a. Acute Renal Failure, Animation

Acute Kidney Injury, a.k.a. Acute Renal Failure, Animation

Acute kidney injury, AKI, also known as acute renal failure, is a sudden, rapid loss of kidney function, typically within days or weeks. The function of the kidneys is to filter blood plasma, removing metabolic wastes in urine, while also adjusting urine composition to maintain balance of various blood parameters. In AKI, metabolic wastes accumulate; […]

Dr. Jason Fung: Financial Conflicts of Interests and the End of Evidence-Based Medicine

so what I’m going to talk about today is a little bit different I usually talk about nutrition or fasting or type 2 diabetes but today I’m going to talk about financial conflicts of interest and really how it influences medicine and it really shouldn’t be so the question is really how we got to […]

Giving the Ultimate Gift

Giving the Ultimate Gift

–”Sup, buddy.” –”What’s going on? How are you?” “Good. Missed you.” [Dan Schermerhorn] I’ve been a public safety officer at U of R for 23 years. I always knew I wanted to go into law enforcement because I thought that I would do a really good job at helping people. –”Welcome back” –”What’s going on?” […]

#23 Biochemistry Glycolysis III Lecture for Kevin Ahern’s BB 450/550

Kevin Ahern: How’s everybody doing today? Student: Wunderbar. Kevin Ahern: How was the exam? Student: Good. Student: It was fine. Kevin Ahern: Did I hear, “Good,” “Good,” “Good”? Is that what I heard? Wow! All right. Student: We’ll see if numbers bear that out. Kevin Ahern: We’ll see if numbers bear that out. Comments or […]

Modern biomedicine: The Babraham Institute

Modern biomedicine: The Babraham Institute

The BBSRC has three main themes to a Strategic Plan for Research. One of these is the basic bioscience underpinning human health. That is where Babraham science is focused. Unless we understand the basic bioscience which underpins human health then we will not be in a position to be able to understand what goes wrong […]

See why this UCLA Scientist says “Life In The Lab Is Fun!”

See why this UCLA Scientist says “Life In The Lab Is Fun!”

My name is Emmanuelle Faure-Kumar. I am working at UCLA in the laboratory of Dr. Dimitrios Iliopoulos. He’s the director of the center for systems biomedicine and I’m a scientists. I’m trying to find some tool, genetic tool to study different kind of disease so just cancer, so it can be any kind of cancer, […]

Your World Recruitment | Candidate Testimonials | Physiotherapist

Your World Recruitment | Candidate Testimonials | Physiotherapist

My name is Viorica, I’m a Physiotherapist. It’s going fantastic, really. From day one. It’s my first job as a locum. And I was hesitating if to jump into the into the temporary job market. And again it was due to Phil understanding that this is a good time and this is a good job […]

Searching For A Career? Explore Medical Research

Searching For A Career? Explore Medical Research

“speaker 1: My name is Steven Kim and I’m a third year nephrology fellow at UCSF. And right now I’m working on the Bio artificial Kidney Project. So the goal of our project is to create an implantable device that provides renal replacement therapy for patients with end stage renal disease. So I grew up […]

Pediatrics – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: By Daniel Fung M.D.

Pediatrics – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: By Daniel Fung M.D.

We have all seen children who at times are hyperactive – racing around our offices, in the grocery store or on the street outside. But how do we as clinicians know that a patient in front of us has ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder? Here are a few things that you must know about […]