Air mattresses are great when you have guests sleeping over or want to camp in total comfort, but air mattress pumps are a different story. An electric one is loud and doesn't do much good at the campsite, while a manual one is easily broken or forgotten about. Luckily, there is an alternative to inflating an air mattress using your own breath, and it's easy.
In this video, we learn how to protect yourself and your mattress from bed bugs. These bugs live in your bed and hide anywhere in your home and even hotels. To see if you have them, you will see blood stains on your mattress and look on your skin for any bites you may have. If you suspect you have them, you should call a professional to help take care of the problem. Check the edges and corners of your bed to see if you have been infested with bed bugs, and look at the label as well. Be caref...
A video presentation by Jeff White on the role of Mattress and Box spring Encasement in bed bug management plan and how it will help in early detection of bed bugs
The vertical mattress suture is one of the most common stitches used in Western medicine. this video features a demonstration of a vertical mattress suture on a big legs. This video will make a handy reference for any medical, veterinary, or nursing student looking to improve their suturing techniques.
There are almost as many types of sutures as there are types of wounds that a human can sustain. This video instructs the viewer in performing one popular type of suture: the vertical mattress stitch. This type of stitch is relatively simple and strong, and thus a good choice for many types of wounds.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to suture. Begin by lifting up the skin on the far side of the laceration with the tissue forceps and insert the needle with some distance far away from the wounded edge. Then lift up the skin with the near side laceration and mirror the course of the needle. Now move somewhat to the right of the subsection of this stitch, parallel to the incision line. Place the second subsection of the horizontal macro-suture like the first part. But this time from ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to do the mattress stitch. First, lay the pieces flat and thread yarn tail onto the needle. Next, you will anchor the yarn to the bottom edge of the opposite piece. Then, go back through the side and find the tunnel of horizontal bars, one stitch in from the edge. Continue to do this around the stitches to combine them together. Keep alternating sides and just do one bar at a time to get the best results. You can do two bars at a time if you are comfortable with...
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates a vertical mattress suturing technique. The vertical mattress suturing technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room when you want to ever the edges. It is an excellent technique for incorporating a large amount of tissue for greater tensile strength. Follow along and learn how it is done.
The horizontal mattress suture allows the doctor or nurse performing them to minimize the tension being applied to a patient's wound by the stitch, which facilitates healing. This video features a doctor demonstrating how to perform such a suture on a pig's leg, teaching you one of the techniques that will help make you a more successful medical professional.
An important part of surgery is knowing the various types of closures to perform. This medical how-to video demonstrates a horizontal suturing technique. The horizontal mattress suturing technique is especially good for laceration repair or wound closure in the operating room. Follow along and learn how it is done.
Bed-wetting is a part of childhood for most children, and cleaning up after it is pain for parents everywhere. Watch this video for tips on how to clean up the stains from a bed-wetting incident, restoring the normal pee-free ambiance of your home.
This video for surgeons contains step-by-step instructions for how to and a demonstration of using a horizontal mattress suture on a human patient. The horizontal mattress stitch is used to seal wounds without putting pressure on them, which allows them to heal faster.
The foundation of a bed is really the mattress itself. So, that means that money should not matter when dealing with mattresses. You should invest in the best and highest quality mattress you can find. If you can spring for the ultimate mattress, a good option is the featherbed, or a memory foam. Then, to make your bed even more comfortable, there's the sheets and the comforters. To learn more about the blankets and other goodies to make the perfect bed, watch this Chatelaine video. Oh… and d...
This video demonstrates how to make a mattress stitch seam. This method of joining seams makes an invisible side seam. This is a great joining method for the side of sweaters or hats. Make a mattress stitch seam.
we all know how funny is to put an airbag under the seats of a couch... get 8 or more airbags and put them under the mattress and in the middle of the night, kboom... its funny to see your friends launched 5 feet up in the air, by airbags.... and the look on their face after it happend.... priceless
A five minute film on how to make your own edible robot. Edible robotics is an exciting new field of research into robots as food and prey. This research was supported by Robo250, the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, the Mattress Factory and MAYA Design, Inc.
Trained dogs may be used to help eradicate bed bugs. A sign that your home is infested with bed bugs is the presence of bites. If bites appear in a straight line, on the skin, then that's a classic sign of bed bug bites. Trained dogs are able to pinpoint the bed bug infestation. They are 98% accurate, when other methods are only effective 30% of the time.
If you think about it, beds are a divine resting place. Free of outside distractions (we're hoping you don't bring your iPad and Blackberry into bed), warm, and cozy, a bad is the perfect place to just unwind, relax, and recharge.
Having a hard time making your bed? This video shows you how to properly make your bed. Kids, use this great tactic to impress your parents next time they ask you to make your bed!
In this video, we learn how to get rid of bed bugs using a steam cleaner. First, you will need to purchase a simple steam cleaner, which will produce steam that is hot enough to kill bed bugs. Now, take your steam cleaner and let it heat up for twenty minutes. Remove all your bedding items, including sheets and mattress covers. Grab your steam cleaner and steam all around the side of the bed until you have reached all of the spots. Go around the entire mattress as well as the box spring and t...
It truly is hard to sleep tight when the bed bugs bite, since these insidious creatures are very real, and very nasty. You’ll have to be persistent to get rid of them.
Bedbug victim Mike tells us that even a $200 professional exterminator can not take the bugs off his bed for long. He shows you how you can use the Bedbug Powder to solve the problem of bedbugs for good.
It seems like its hard to get as much sleep as we need, doesn't it? Sleep is important and effects how you function throughout the entire day. Follow these tips and you will be on your way to a good night's rest.
Neck pain can be the worst. Be aware of daily habits that may be causing your chronic neck pain and replace them with healthy choices. In this tutorial, learn how to soothe chronic neck pain.
In this video, we learn how to treat bed bugs with inspections and follow-up. First, you want to take off all your bedding and sheets, then place it into a bag. After this, you need to clean it in burning hot water to make sure the bugs are all killed. After you have removed this, you need to search the mattress to find where the rest of the bed bugs are at. Check around the headboard to see if the bugs are hiding there. Once you find these, you need to use either professional chemicals or a ...
Rick Steinow shows how to detect bedbugs using tape. Rick shows that obvious signs would be fecal matter and blood stains. If you're still unable to detect bed bugs, you can purchase a roll of double-sided carpet tape. You're also going to need a roll of painters tape. Apply a strip of the double-sided tape all the way around the mattress. Place another strip of tape around the head board. Make sure to add a strip of painters tape first when doing the headboard. You'll do this because the dou...
Frustrated with blankets and sheets that bunch up around the corners? This tutorial shows you how to make perfectly square corners (or hospital corners) on your bed. It doesn't matter what size mattress or sheet you have, this technique will work on any bed.
Learn some French words relating to bedding and the bedroom, such as "mattress" and "sheet."
Lee T. Dresang, MD of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from the Deaprtment of Family Medicine give a discussion and demonstration of suturing techniques. Before beginning a procedure, you will need consent. One should irrigate lesion before beginning. A simple interrupted suture is easy to learn and fast, but unable to withstand stress. Vertical mattress sutures provide a good eversion of skin edges, closure of dead space, and strength, but also lead to scarrin...
Limit asthma attacks by learning how to anticipate and prevent them. You will need: a medical doctor, knowledge of symptoms, warning signs, and triggers, preventive measures, a peak-flow monitor.
Missing out on a good night’s sleep can leave your feeling groggy and unproductive. Make sure your always get the z’s you need by creating a good sleeping environment, avoiding stimulants and getting enough exercise.
Bed bug management requires many levels of attack. Prevention is very important. You should never pick up discarded items on the street. Don't buy used or refurbished mattresses or furniture. Toss out vacuum bags.
In this tutorial, we learn how to spot bed bugs in your hotel room. Take the headboard off of the bed to see if you can spot the bedbugs and black flecks, which are blood specks from the bugs. You should also be able to see the bugs walking around, although they will be very small. Also, look around other spots and wood around the bed to see where there are marks from other bed bugs around the area. You will also be able to see eggs from the bugs around the inside of screws and bolts. Seeing ...
Some homes are more prone to dust than others and just dusting doesn't always work. Arm yourself with these proven strategies in the battle to banish dust from your home.
If you or anyone in your family suffers from allergies, there are some simple ways to make your home more hospitable.
Bed bugs are brown and creepy. Could you spot one in your hotel room? A new study reveals most people are freaked out by bed bugs, but only about 35% could identify one.
Bed bugs are parasites not yet known to spread disease — but they cause plenty of irritation. As scientists and landlords search for new ways to deal with the pests, a new study examines how we can deter bed bugs without so many chemicals.
Any living creature will die if deprived of sleep for long enough. The longest documented occurrence of a person not fully sleeping and surviving is only 11 days. There is a rare disease where deep sleep is never achieved, affecting roughly 100 people worldwide. Patients usually only survive between 6 to 18 months after the onset of chronic insomnia, and only 3 to 9 months in a parasomnia state without any real REM sleep.
Pull through the Legs is a beginner move that is quite easy to pick up. Definately a great move to begin with!
Grab your long-handled wooden spoon and let's get to bed making. There is a science in making the immaculate and consistent military-style bed. Use this method at home and know that your making your bed just like soldiers do every day.