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Examination of the Scrotum

Examination of the Scrotum

hello my name is Trevor Schuler I’m a urologist at the University of Alberta Hospital. Our purpose today is to outline proper technique for examination of the scrotum. The scrotal exam should be included in any patient with genital urinary symptoms and in many other patients with abdominal pain. First of all we’ll talk about …

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Palpation beim Beckenbodentraining – pelvic floor palpation

Palpation beim Beckenbodentraining – pelvic floor palpation

In 1948 US gynecologist Arnold Kegel published his experiences with a new method to strengthen the pelvic floor muscles. His inspiration came from South Africa. Allegedly the midwifes of a certain tribe there recommended that after childbirth women should contract their pelvic floor muscles against the resistance of an introduced finger. It had been reported …

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Examination of the Spleen – Clinical Examination

Examination of the Spleen – Clinical Examination

Examination of the Spleen The spleen is located within the intraperitoneal space and is well-protected under the left costal margin. Its long axis is roughly parallel to the 10th rib. The spleen is generally not palpable in healthy adults. A pathologically enlarged spleen is palpated under the left costal margin during inspiration, as the inferior …

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TMJ and Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Animation.

TMJ and Myofascial Pain Syndrome, Animation.

The temporomandibular joint – the TMJ – is the joint between the lower jawbone – the mandible – and the temporal bone of the skull. The TMJ is responsible for jaw movement and enables chewing, talking and yawning. Temporomandibular disorders, or TMD, refer to a group of conditions characterized by pain in the jaw area …

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Peripheral Arterial Examination – Clinical Examination

Peripheral Arterial Examination – Clinical Examination

Peripheral Arterial Examination A complete physical examination includes systematically assessing the peripheral arteries. For example, by starting at the head, and working downwards. The examination includes palpating pulses and auscultating for possible bruits. If starting in the head and neck area, palpable pulses include the superficial temporal artery of the head, the common carotid artery …

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Change your mindset, change the game | Dr. Alia Crum | TEDxTraverseCity

Change your mindset, change the game | Dr. Alia Crum | TEDxTraverseCity

Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven So today, I’m going to talk about how our mindsets matter in virtually every facet of our lives. But I want to begin by telling a story about a group of researchers in Italy. Dr. Fabrizio Benedetti and his colleagues studied a group of patients undergoing thoracic …

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