Layperson vs. The Expert: American Healthcare Edition

Layperson vs. The Expert: American Healthcare Edition

They also call it Obamacare. I believe it was started by Barack Obama and then it’s more related to insuring healthcare for everybody. I know what it is, I’m just thinking of the best way to say what it is. The Affordable Care Act is an act passed in 2010 that expanded healthcare coverage in […]

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The Necessity of Self-Care

The Necessity of Self-Care

I think those of us who are really caring, especially caring professionals, but I think all of us who are compassionate, we’re the worst people to know how to psychologically and spiritually feed ourselves. I think it’s almost like we eat whatever comes along. I think that what I call that famous philosopher who died […]

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Sinusitis, Animation.

Sinusitis, also known as sinus infection or rhinosinusitis, is a very common condition where the paranasal sinuses are inflamed, causing congested nose, headache and facial pain. Paranasal sinuses are air cavities in the bones of the skull. There are four pairs of sinuses located on either side of the head. They are the maxillary, frontal, […]

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Bundle Branch Block, Animation.

Bundle Branch Block, Animation.

Bundle branch blocks happen when there is an obstruction in one of the bundle branches. The names “left bundle branch block” and “right bundle branch block” indicate the side that is affected. In a normal heart, the two ventricles are depolarized simultaneously by the two bundles and contract at the same time. In bundle branch […]

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Action Potential in Neurons, Animation.

Action Potential in Neurons, Animation.

Neurons communicate with each other through their dendrites and axon. Generally, INCOMING signals are received at dendrites, while OUTGOING signal travels along the axon to the nerve terminal. In order to achieve rapid communication over its long axon, the neuron sends ELECTRICAL signals, from the cell’s body to the nerve terminal, along the axon. These […]

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Healthcare Kiosks: Patient and visitor check in, wayfinding, and informational

Healthcare Kiosks: Patient and visitor check in, wayfinding, and informational

The Healthcare industry is evolving at a rate never seen before, resulting in the need to control costs while delivering quality services to an escalating market. At Advanced Kiosks we have the experience and skills to create interactive solutions that enhance the relationship between patient AND provider. A healthcare facility can be a confusing environment […]

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Cancer, How Cancer Starts, How Cancer Spreads, Where and Why, Animation.

Cancer, How Cancer Starts, How Cancer Spreads, Where and Why, Animation.

The number of cells in a tissue is determined by the balance between cell division and cell death. Uncontrollable cell division leads to formation of abnormal growths called tumors. Tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign tumors are slow-growing and constrained by surrounding connective tissue so they do NOT spread to other organs. They can […]

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Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Trigger Points Treatments, Animation.

Myofascial Pain Syndrome and Trigger Points Treatments, Animation.

Myofascial pain syndrome is a common chronic pain disorder that can affect various parts of the body. Myofascial pain syndrome is characterized by presence of hyperirritable spots located in skeletal muscle called trigger points. A trigger point can be felt as a band or a nodule of muscle with harder than normal consistency. Palpation of […]

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