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2 Types of Flu Vaccine
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Distinguish between LAIV (live, weakened) and TIV (dead) vaccines, and when each is appropriate to be used.

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Disease
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Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
09/22/2013
AMA Pain Management: The Online Series
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This Web site provides a series of 12 online modules that address pain in the following areas: pathophysiology, assessment, pain management options, older adults, pediatrics, persistent pain, cancer pain, neuropathic pain, pharmacotherapy, and end-of-life care.

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Aging
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
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Reading
Date Added:
11/13/2009
Addiction
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What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. The video "Addiction" is a resource included in the Disease topic made available from the Kurzgesagt open educational resource series.

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Disease
Material Type:
Lesson
Date Added:
02/12/2019
Advanced Topics in Removable Prosthodontics
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This is a clinically oriented course, which covers topics that were not included in the basic courses of both removable partial denture fabrication and complete denture fabrication. Topics including denture repairs, overdentures, implant supported dentures, single dentures, and combination case will be covered on the complete denture side of the course. Topics on the removable partial denture side of the course will include rotational path removable partial dentures, swing lock and precision attachment removable partial dentures, as well as repair and maintenance phase information.

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Health and Medical Science
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Full Course
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
Open.Michigan
Author:
Jeffrey Shotwell
Date Added:
04/03/2008
The African Health OER Network: Advancing health education in Africa through open educational resources
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This short commentary about the African Health OER Network was published by the African Journal of Health Professions Education, December 2010, Vol. 2, No. 2.

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Health and Medical Science
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
University of Michigan
Provider Set:
open.Michigan African Health OER Network
Author:
Kathleen Ludewig Omollo
Sarah Hoosen
Date Added:
12/21/2010
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - Epidemiological Principles of Air Pollution (07:33)
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This presentation aims to increase the students’ knowledge about environmental epidemiology, by introducing different study designs used to study health effects of exposure to outdoor air pollution. All study designs are illustrated by examples, starting with the Great Smog (Killer Fog) of London in 1952, one of the landmarks in environmental epidemiology.

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Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
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University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - Solid Fuel in Households (08:17)
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Nearly one third of the world’s population are exposed to high levels of indoor air pollution from the household’s use of solid fuel. The fuel is mainly biomass burning under poor combustion conditions
in open fires or primitive stoves and with low ventilation. This costs more than 4 million lives every year and enormous suffering in particular among women and children.

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Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
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University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Steffen Loft
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - Sources and Composition of Air Pollution (07:40)
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What is air pollution? What is it in the air that is harmful? This lecture focuses on air pollution, where it occur, and how it spread.

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Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Peter Møller
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - The Global Burden (07:16)
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In this presentation, we will describe the global levels and trends in major air pollutants and related health burden. Air pollution is an important global risk factor for disease. People who live in more polluted areas develop more often chronic and infectious disease and die prematurely as compared to people living in areas with low air pollution.

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Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - Tight Buildings (12:16)
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In large part of the World, people spend more than 90 percent of the time in indoor environments, where air quality is important for health. The environment outside the building, what goes on inside the building and the exchange of air pollutants affects the indoor air. Tight buildings can reduce energy consumption and entry of outdoor air pollutants, but unless ventilation is right indoor air pollutants from combustion processes, dampness, microbes, the dwellers bio effluents,
appliances, care and cleaning products, clothing, furniture, building materials, the underground and many other sources will build up indoors causing important health effects.

Subject:
Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Steffen Loft
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - Vulnerable Groups (08:10)
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In this presentation, we will discuss how we can know whether one individual is more susceptible to harmful effect of air pollution than others are. Everyone is exposed, but some groups may be more susceptible to the harmful effect of air pollution than others may.

Subject:
Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - What Happens in the Lungs? (07:06)
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In this lecture, we will describe the mechanisms by which air pollution causes pulmonary health effects in the human population. The pulmonary health effects include exacerbation of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases (COPD), increased risk of lower
respiratory tracts infections and lung cancer.

Subject:
Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
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Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Peter Møller
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - What Happens in the Rest of the Body? (07:58)
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In this presentation, we will describe the mechanisms by which air pollution causes health effects in other parts of the body than the lungs. In continuation of this, we will discuss the important mechanisms of extra pulmonary health effect.

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Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Peter Møller
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Air Pollution - a Global Threat to our Health:  - What can we do about Outdoor Air Pollution? (08:16)
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There is a long way before the whole world complies with the WHO guidelines for air quality, but the enormous burden of disease from outdoor air pollution forces us to increase action to come as far as possible. In continuation of this, we will discuss what we can do about air pollution at global, international, national, city and individual levels. Most of the actions to reduce air pollution also mitigates climate change and/or promote health in other ways – so there are many win-win and
win-win-win situations

Subject:
Health and Medical Science
Environmental sciences
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Copenhagen
Provider Set:
Air Pollution: A Global Threat to our Health
Author:
Professor Steffen Loft
Date Added:
01/07/2017
Article: Alzheimer's Disease and Acetylcholine Receptors
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The resource , ''Article AD ACh (pdf)'' included in "Lesson 3 Neurophysiology and Neuropharmacology" is a part of "Unit 01 Intro to neuroscience" included in Health & Life Sciences HLS - Course 4.

Subject:
Neurology
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
PubMed.gov
Date Added:
03/13/2015
Article: Biasing Simple Choices by Manipulating Relative Visual Attention
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This article presents the results of three behavioral experiments involving decision-making and visual attention. The resource , ''Famous Paradoxes Readings (pdf)'' included in "Lesson 2 Economic Rationality" is a part of "Unit 04 Neuroeconomics and Decision Making" included in Health & Life Sciences HLS - Course 4.

Subject:
Neurology
Material Type:
Reading
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Society for Judgment and Decision Making
Date Added:
03/13/2015
Article: Choice from Non-Choice: Predicting Consumer Preferences from Blood Oxygenation Level-Dependent Signals Obtained During Passive Viewing
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This article discusses research which investigates the connection between neuroscience and decision-making. The resource , ''Neuromarketing Readings 3 (pdf)'' included in "Lesson 5 Social Neuroeconomics" is a part of "Unit 04 Neuroeconomics and Decision Making" included in Health & Life Sciences HLS - Course 4.

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Neurology
Material Type:
Reading
Provider:
The Journal of Neuroscience
Date Added:
03/13/2015
Asthma
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Take a glimpse into your lungs to understand what happens when you have an asthma attack.

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Disease
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan Academy
Date Added:
09/22/2013
The Auscultation Assistant
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This Web site provides text description and audio examples of various heart and breath sounds. The sounds are broken up into certain catagories. The heart sounds are divided into systolic, where you can hear aortic stenosis, mitral regurgitation, etc.., and diastolic, where you can hear mitral stenosis, aortic regurgitation, etc.. The lung sounds provide examples of crackles and wheezes. Users can click on tabs at the top of the page to cross between general categories, and use the text buttons to the left to reach individual topics within each area.

Subject:
Physiology
Aging
Chronic diseases
Geriatric nursing
Nursing
Material Type:
Reading
Simulation
Date Added:
10/16/2009