How to use a Twisthaler Device
06
November

How to use a Twisthaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– Like all of the DPIs, the Twisthaler requires an appropriate amount of inspiratory force and patient effort, therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Twisthaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello, Mrs. […]


Pneumonia | Nucleus Health
05
November

Pneumonia | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Pneumonia is inflammation in your lungs caused by an infection. You have two lungs, one on each side of your chest. Each lung has separate sections, called lobes. Normally, as you breathe, air moves freely through your trachea, or windpipe, then through large tubes, called bronchi, through smaller tubes, called bronchioles, and finally into tiny […]


How to use a Handihaler Device
19
October

How to use a Handihaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays — Like all of the DPIs, the Handihaler requires an appropriate inspiratory force and patient effort. Therefore, it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Handihaler to Mrs. Ryan. Hello Mrs. Ryan, […]


How to use an Autohaler Device
18
October

How to use an Autohaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– This device is the only breath-activated MDI that must be primed when first used and if not used for over 48 hours. Because it is an MDI the patient should inhale slowly to deliver the medicine appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Autohaler […]


Type 2 Diabetes | Nucleus Health
18
October

Type 2 Diabetes | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which your blood sugar level is too high. After you eat foods that contain carbohydrates, chemicals in your small intestine break them down into single sugar molecules called glucose. Next, the cells lining your small intestine absorb the glucose, which passes into the bloodstream. When the blood reaches […]


How to use a Nebulizer Device
18
October

How to use a Nebulizer Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– Nebulizers are the most useful for patients with very poor inspiratory flow rates due to severe airflow obstruction, and for those with cognitive impairment, difficulty with manual dexterity, or poor hand-eye coordination. Various medications can be nebulized, which include daily maintenance medications, as well as those that should be taken only when […]


Stroke | Nucleus Health
15
October

Stroke | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

A stroke occurs when the blood flow in part of your brain is blocked. After just a few minutes, the starved brain cells begin to die. Normally, the brain receives blood via two major pairs of arteries, which branch throughout brain tissue, and supply your brain cells with a constant flow of oxygen, glucose, and […]


Osteoporosis | Nucleus Health
15
October

Osteoporosis | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

The skeleton is made up of bones, which provide support and shape to the body. They protect soft internal organs, such as the brain, and heart, from injury. Together with muscles, strong bones enable the body to move freely. Bones have a solid outer surface, called compact bone. The inner bone is called spongy bone, […]


How to use an Aerolizer Inhaler Device
14
October

How to use an Aerolizer Inhaler Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

—-Introduction Music Plays— Like all of the dry powder inhalers, the Aerolizer requires an appropriate inspiratory force and patient effort. Therefore it should be inhaled with a quick, deep breath to deliver the medication appropriately to the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the Aerolizer to Mrs. Ryan. Hello Mrs. […]


How to use a Metered-Dose-Inhaler (MDI) Device
11
October

How to use a Metered-Dose-Inhaler (MDI) Device

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

–Introduction Music Plays– All MDIs require a slow, deep inhalation. There are 3 different techniques that can be used to deliver the medicine, within each MDI, into the lungs. Let’s watch as Casey describes and demonstrates how to use the MDI to Mrs. Ryan, using the device with the spacer, using the 2-finger breadth method, […]