Demystifying Medicine

McMaster Undergraduate Course

HTH SCI 4DM3

Overview

The McMaster Demystifying Medicine Seminar Series is both an undergraduate course (HTS 4DM3) where students create well-researched videos and podcasts to further Knowledge Translation and Communication in the fields of science, technology, and medicine, as well as a collection where faculty and trainees present pathologies, patient diagnoses and therapies of major diseases and current research. This is designed to help increase the understanding of how advances in biology can be applied to diseases and discusses frequently emerging scientific, medical and ethical areas of interest.

 

Content

Most videos are directed towards individuals in university and medical settings, including students, faculty and clinicians, however many videos are perfectly suitable for high school students and even some for children (Look for the #KidZone next to the video title). Feel free to check out the latest videos below and also visit our YouTube Channel to stay up-to-date every time we upload a new video!

Prone Positioning

Mar 26, 2021, 16:00 PM by Nora Fatayerji, Gary Grewal, and Holly Crandon
This video aims to help give a better understanding about prone positioning through explaining its history, how it has been used in previous conditions, highlight its application to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prone Positioning has been a very hot topic since the pandemic and a very important topic that could save lives. It is used to treat chronic respiratory conditions and been proved to improve oxygenation.

This video aims to help give a better understanding about prone positioning through explaining its history, how it has been used in previous conditions, highlight its application to the COVID-19 pandemic, how can we prone and the process as well as some challenges we might face if not prone positioned correctly and safely. An interview has been included as well from a patient who has gone through the process of prone positioning.

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COVID-19 Videos

Prone Positioning

Mar 26, 2021, 16:00 PM by Nora Fatayerji, Gary Grewal, and Holly Crandon
This video aims to help give a better understanding about prone positioning through explaining its history, how it has been used in previous conditions, highlight its application to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prone Positioning has been a very hot topic since the pandemic and a very important topic that could save lives. It is used to treat chronic respiratory conditions and been proved to improve oxygenation.

This video aims to help give a better understanding about prone positioning through explaining its history, how it has been used in previous conditions, highlight its application to the COVID-19 pandemic, how can we prone and the process as well as some challenges we might face if not prone positioned correctly and safely. An interview has been included as well from a patient who has gone through the process of prone positioning.

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