Intestinal atresia & stenosis – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

With intestinal atresia, atresia refers to a passageway that’s closed or gone completely, so intestinal atresia is when a malformation during fetal development results an absent portion of […]

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Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk – Explain the benefits

Hello! I’m Michael Tam and this is the second video in this learning activity. We’ve previously covered the format of this blended learning activity, the aim and the […]

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Is Santa Claus at risk of a heart attack?

Osmosis videos often include famous people who have had a disease, and it’s for two reasons: one it helps to destigmatize having the disease, and two, it helps […]

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Valvular heart disease causes | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– So you’re probably aware that we have four valves in the heart, and if you’re not, that’s completely okay. And you can see in this handy little […]

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Coronary Artery Disease: Risk Factors

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Atrial Septal Defect Explained

Learning medicine is hard work! Osmosis makes it easy. It takes your lectures and notes to create a personalized study plan with exclusive videos, practice questions and flashcards, […]

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Premature Ventricular Contraction – causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, pathology

The heart has two lower chambers, called the ventricles, so a premature ventricular contraction is when the ventricles contract earlier than normal in the cardiac cycle. This happens […]

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What is cyanotic heart disease | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– When we talk about cyanotic heart diseases we’ll come back to what cyanotic means in just a second. So, congenital means that it is something that the […]

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What is valvular heart disease? | Circulatory System and Disease | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

– So when most people think of the heart, they think about something like this. Or love or Valentine’s Day, and that’s all great. But what if you’re […]

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