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Abnormal Heart Sounds

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An electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) is a commonly used procedure in which the electrical events associated with the beating of the heart are evaluated. (A) Skin electrodes are applied to the chest wall, which send electrical signals to a computer that interprets the signals into graph form. An ele...

Glucose Evaluation Procedure

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Hb A1C Test Blood test used to: diagnose diabetes identify people at risk of developing diabetes monitor how well blood sugar levels are being controlled by the diabetic patient Fasting Blood Sugar (FBS) Test performed on blood to determine the level of sugar in the bloodstream. Also ref...

Vasectomy

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Vasectomy Procedure: (A) The spermatic cords are located as they ascend from the scrotum. (B) The vas deferens are severed. (C) A 1 cm section is removed. (D) The cut ends cannot reconnect thereby preventing the passage of sperm cells and providing surgical sterilization.

Blood Test Basics

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How blood tests are performed by a professional nurse.

Tuberculosis Testing

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Tuberculosis Skin Tests: - Test performed to identify the presence of the Tubercle bacilli. - The tine, Heaf, or Mantoux test are used.

Phlebotomy

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How blood is taken from a patient. Phlebotomy is the process of making an incision in a vein with a needle. The procedure itself is known as a venipuncture.

Sigmoidoscopy

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Sigmoidoscopy is also a diagnostic test for people who have rectal bleeding, a change in bowel habits, or other symptoms. Finding polyps in the lower part of the colon means there is a higher chance of having them elsewhere in the colon.

Introduction to Circumcision

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Circumcision is the removal of the foreskin from the human penis. In the most common procedure, the foreskin is opened, adhesions are removed, and the foreskin is separated from the glans. After that, a circumcision device may be placed, and then the foreskin is cut off. Topical or locally inject...

Normal Heart Sounds

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An electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) is a commonly used procedure in which the electrical events associated with the beating of the heart are evaluated. (A) Skin electrodes are applied to the chest wall, which send electrical signals to a computer that interprets the signals into graph form.

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