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Lumbar Puncture Demo Fall 2012

Rating: 4 stars
Used in Course: Used in course
Submitted by: Sanjoy Sanyal (Administrator), Dec 24, 2012

Dr Sanjoy Sanyal, Professor and Course Director of Neuroscience in the Caribbean, demonstrating the technique of Lumbar Puncture on an electronic digital mannikin, to Med 3 Neuroscience students on 27 July 2012 in the Physical Diagnosis lab at the Medical University of the Americas, Nevis, St.Kitts-Nevis, WestIndies. The mannikin was specially ordered from theUSand has a digital screen for LP Manometry recording. The procedure was performed between L3 and L4 spinous processes, using the Supracristal Plane as the landmark. The 26-gauge needle used in the demonstration was an actual LP needle procured fromAlexandraHospitalinNevis. After the demonstration, every student had a chance to get a hands-on experience in performing an LP. Camera credit goes to Cheyenne Jo Thannikottu, Med 3 student, Fall 2012 batch.


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Shockwave Flash Player plugin, Google Chrome, Fast Internet connection


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