Articles for tag: Attracting Birds, Hummingbird Feeders, Stethoscope

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Hummingbird Lesson Plan Ideas for Pre-K Teachers

Hummingbirds are beautiful and fascinating creatures. Thus, you may want to think about factoring the diminutive birds into your Pre-K lesson plan this year. In my opinion, they would make a superlative addition to a letter “H”, bird or seasonal themed unit. Here’s how to do it: Introduction Begin the lesson plan by placing a ...

What is a Venous Hum?

Parents are understandably concerned when the doctor says their child has a murmur or other atypical heart sound. Heart murmurs are fairly common in children, and, in most cases, they occur in children with normal, healthy hearts. Many children outgrow these “benign” murmurs with time. There’s another type of sound that doctors hear commonly when ...

10 Great Gift Ideas for Nurse’s Day

10. Pens – Pens are always appreciated by those who use them all the time. A pen on a rope is even better. 9. Id Holder/Lanyard – even they already have one, a backup is nice to have. 8. Nurse Pin – show them they are appreciated wit a token of the wonderful work they ...

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Connecting ADD, ADHD, Hypertension, Atherosclerosis and Depression

Most people who suffer from atherosclerosis have problems with circulation in their legs. Numbness, tingling, cramps, cold feet, pain and other circulatory problems in the lower extremities are early signs of atherosclerosis. Arteries are more likely to become restricted in the legs before they are in the arms. Following is a test that was invented ...

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Atelectasis of the Lung: Who’s at Risk?

What Is Atelectasis? Atelectasis of the lung is a medical condition in which a part or all of a lung contracts and is airless; it can be acute or chronic. Acute atelectasis involves the recent collapse of a lung; the only immediate symptom is often airlessness. If you have a stethoscope you can actually listen ...

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What Are Abnormal Lung Sounds?

The Danger of Absent Lung Sounds Health care providers know that the most important sounds, other than those of a heartbeat, are the sounds of air passing in and out through a patient’s lungs. Whenever lung sounds cannot be heard, a life-threatening condition has occurred. Respiratory distress, respiratory arrest, or a collapsed lung could be ...

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Ten Gifts for Your Medical School Graduate

Medical school takes an enormous amount of sacrifice. Students graduate with massive debt and memories of medical terminology and long hours spent shadowing doctors and studying for final exams. The tremendous strain on your medical school student is about to be relieved through graduation. You want to celebrate your medical school graduate’s years of hard ...

What is a Carotid Bruit?

Has your doctor ever placed the bell of the stethoscope on either side of your neck, asked you to hold your breath – and then listened? Chances are your doctor was listening for a carotid bruit. What is a carotid bruit and what does it mean if you have one? What is a Carotid Bruit? ...