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Hand Hygiene // How to Help Prevent Infection While You Are in the Hospital

Hand Hygiene // How to Help Prevent Infection While You Are in the Hospital

In this video you will learn how to help prevent infection while you are in the hospital. This includes how hand hygiene helps keep you safe, when to clean your hands and how to clean your hands while in the hospital. Hand hygiene is simple and vital to prevent infection.

Biliary Drain

Biliary Drain

The subject of this short video is the Percutaneous Transhepatic Biliary Drain. The tube and the medical procedure to implant it go by a number of names and acronyms. For simplicity, we’re going to call it a biliary drain. So what is a biliary drain and why would you need

Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections in the ICU

Managing Intra-Abdominal Infections in the ICU

Patient CM, an elderly male with colon cancer, had a bowel resection surgery. Post-operatively he gradually deteriorated. Today he was febrile, had severe abdominal pain, his white count was elevated and he looked very sick. CM went back to the OR for a wash-out and repair of an anastomotic leak.