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We know you have a variety of opportunities to find information about your health. The videos provided in this playlist have been approved by Adirondack Health as a helpful, informative and educational resource for our patients. If you have any questions regarding any of the topics discussed in these videos, please ask your healthcare provider. If you’re having a medical emergency, call 911.

Advance directives

What is a healthcare proxy?

What to expect at the end of life


Aspira drainage system

Caring for your surgical drain

Dressings and wound care

Wound vac

Jumpstart dressing

Packing a wound

Hydrofera Blue application instructions

Cast care from orthopaedic specialists

The easiest way to put on compression socks

Feeding tube

Feeding through enteral tube

Women's Health & Maternity

Safe Sleep for Baby

Never, Ever, Shake a Baby: A Video for New Parents

Your First Pap Smear: What To Expect

What is a Mammogram? Everything you need to know


How to inject insulin

Coumadin (Warfarin), diet and atrial fibrillation

Understanding Coumadin (Warfarin)

How to Self-Inject Lovenox®

Medical diagnoses

How to tell If I have atrial fibrillation (A fib) or an arrhythmia

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Relaxation & Meditation

I Am The Adirondacks - Carl Heilman

The Wild Adirondacks - Carl Heilman

Surgical procedures

Bariatric surgery - sleeve gastrectomy

Bariatric surgery - gastric bypass/Roux en Y

Colostomy/Ileostomy care: pouch change

Colostomy/Ileostomy care: problem solving


CPM (Continuous Passive Motion) Knee Bending Machine remote instructions

Knee T-scope brace


What are the signs of kidney disease?

What is dialysis like? Does it hurt?

What will happen when I go into kidney failure?


Healthy eating with diabetes

How can I prevent type 2 diabetes?

3 Things You Need to Know About Flu Season

What Should You Do If You Get Flu?

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