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5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

5 Weird Things Your Blood Can Tell You

This episode of SciShow is sponsored by Brilliant! Go to Brilliant.org/SciShow to learn more. [♪ INTRO] It usually isn’t possible to simply glance at a sick person and instantly know exactly what disease they have. In order to diagnose diseases and assess risks, doctors often rely on biomarkers, a broad category that basically represents anything […]

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I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

I AM A Black Death (The Plague) Doctor

The year is 1631. I now live in Venice, a once great city state that for a time was the richest city in Europe, but today is ravaged by a mysterious disease that has in just a year claimed the lives of thousands. But I can not let my fear of the epidemic and the […]

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Medical School – Antibiotics: Fluoroquinolones

Medical School – Antibiotics: Fluoroquinolones

Hey this is Dr K from imedicalschool here to talk about a class of antibiotics called fluoroquinolones. The fluoroquinolones that are commenly used within the outpatient and inpatient setting include ofloxacin, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and norfloxacin. The flurorquinolone groups of antibiotics have an interesting property compared to other antibiotics as these are the only antibiotics […]

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