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Flashcards: Common Medication Suffixes

MedicNerd.com now offers you the time-tested technique of flashcards. Despite their name, flashcards are not flashy, but they accomplish two vital things: Flashcards weed out the fluff & help you focus strictly on essential information Flashcards repetitively force your brain to recall that information when questioned Learning these common medication suffixes will help you quickly classify a […]

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Critical Care Paramedic Review Flashcards

Preparing for your Critical Care Paramedic certification exam? MedicNerd.com now offers you the time-tested technique of flashcards. Despite their name, flashcards are not flashy, but they accomplish two vital things: Flashcards weed out the fluff & help you focus strictly on essential information Flashcards repetitively force your brain to recall that information when questioned These are the very […]

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How to Calculate IV Drip Rates

This tutorial shows you the easiest way to calculate an IV drip rate. Using this 3 step formula, if you use the correct units in each step, you will get the right answer every time. Remember: Flow rate = ml/hour (varies depending on question) Drop factor = gtt/ml (varies depending on question) Time conversion = […]

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How to Calculate IV Flow Rates

Before you can give an IV fluid or IV medication, you need to know how fast to give it. Determining the IV flow rate is essential knowledge for medics. This tutorial will show you this simplest way to calculate your flow rates. With practice, you will be able to do it in your head. Once […]

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Medics Drop Olympic Gymnast After Nasty Injury!

Oh, now I understand why they completely immobilized this poor lad, complete with neck collar and backboard…Not because of his initial lower leg injury, but because they foresaw what was to come! From WEBZ.TV –  Tragic French gymnast Samir Ait Said suffered further indignity after his devastating leg injury on Saturday – Olympics staffers dropped […]

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Is Tramadol a ‘Safe Alternative’ to Narcotics?

In this video, Dr. Carlo Oller takes on the question, “Is Tramadol a safe alternative to narcotics?” Dr. Oller is an emergency physician with more than 10 years experience and his videos are both educational and interesting. Click here to see Dr. Oller’s YouTube page.  I will definitely be posting more of Dr. Oller’s videos on MedicNerd.com. […]

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What is the Most Dangerous Electrolyte Abnormality?

What is the most dangerous electrolyte abnormality? This video will discuss some of the causes and treatments. This video is of Dr. Carlo Oller…Dr. Oller is an emergency physician with more than 10 years experience and his videos are both educational and interesting. Click here to see Dr. Oller’s YouTube page.  I will definitely be posting more of […]

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Let’s Talk About Drowning

Is there a difference between freshwater and saltwater drowning? Do you die from all the inhaled water? This video is of Dr. Carlo Oller…Dr. Oller is an emergency physician with more than 10 years experience and his videos are both educational and interesting. Click here to see Dr. Oller’s YouTube page.  I will definitely be […]

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Have Fun Learning Heart Sounds!

I previously posted another video from this guy, teaching how to identify S3 & S4 heart sounds in less than two minutes (click here to watch that video). He does such an amazing and entertaining job, that I had to post this video as well. These are twenty minutes well spent learning heart sounds. Sit […]

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