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Ep 21 - How to find a medical career and decide what to study!

If you want to work in the NHS, whether that be a doctor, nurse, physio, midwife, immunogeneticist & histocompatabilty scientist… you need to know what to do at school, which courses to study and which grades to get.

This video explains all! It uses two main websites:

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk and www.ucas.ac.uk

Ep 24 - Tom's TEDx Talk on Medical Careers

Check out Tom's TEDx talk from the Norwich TEDx event. You'll get to see inside his body and discover some amazing medical careers.... oh and see what Tom did with an ultrasound in the bathroom!

Ep 18 - You wouldn't pick these screws up in B&Q

At a recent careers event, we were on a stand next to surgeon and he had a series of surgical plates and nails used to fix and repair bones and joints. Check out some of this amazing engineering and how the design helps secure the screws in place and ensures they don’t move when in place!


Welcome to Medical Mavericks TV!

Bite sized science bits to help your brain grow!

Every Wednesday we release a new episode that covers everything totally awesome about science and the human body. Check out the episodes so far below.

MMTV Ep 25 - Treating Depression with Electromagnets!

In this weeks episode Tom takes a look at the MagStim, a special device that uses electromagnetism to treat depression, PTSD and even anorexia. It is a stimulating episode!!!

MMTV Ep 24 - Tom's TEDx Talk on Medical Careers

Check out Tom's TEDx talk from the Norwich TEDx event. You'll get to see inside his body and discover some amazing medical careers.... oh and see what Tom did with an ultrasound in the bathroom!

MMTV Ep 23 - Tom's new baby!

In this week’s episode you can meet Tom’s new baby… but all is not what is expected!

MMTV Ep 22 - Tom's weird Jugular Vein Physiology!

In this week’s episode you can see how Tom has some weird genetics going on with his jugular… making him the perfect snack for Dracula!

With special guest appearances from Gomez & Wednesday Addams! (please excuse the New York / Blackcountry accent!!!)

MMTV Ep 21 - How to find a medical career and decide what to study!

If you want to work in the NHS, whether that be a doctor, nurse, physio, midwife, immunogeneticist & histocompatabilty scientist… you need to know what to do at school, which courses to study and which grades to get.

This video explains all! It uses two main websites:

www.healthcareers.nhs.uk and www.ucas.ac.uk

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MMTV Ep 20 - The £20,000 Pulse Oximeter!

This piece of kit was TOTES AMAZE!!

Worth £20,000, it can shine Near Infra-Red light though you skull to measure how much oxygen is in your blood when it flows through your brain!!!

MMTV Ep 19 - A new addition to the Medical Mavericks family!

Check out the new addition to the Medical Mavericks Family….

Feel free to share! Baby Wazza isn’t shy!!!

MMTV Ep 18 - You wouldn't pick these screws up in B&Q

At a recent careers event, we were on a stand next to surgeon and he had a series of surgical plates and nails used to fix and repair bones and joints. Check out some of this amazing engineering and how the design helps secure the screws in place and ensures they don’t move when in place!

MMTV Ep 17 - The Switcher

Check out our useful little careers tool you can use in your school called The Switcher. You might remember these from your own school days. Some people call them fortune tellers or chatter boxes. We use it to show students some of the really cool careers you can go into in the NHS! Check out the video to see what it is all about and how to get your hands on them!

MMTV Ep 16 - Germ Warfare in the 1600s

Yep – you read that right! This week’s episode looks at how Oliver Cromwell’s Parliamentary Army used Germ Warfare in battles with King Charles II’s army in the mid 1600s. You can also find out where some of the most common sayings in the English language comes from…including frog in your throat, power to the elbow, square meal and many more. Check it out!

MMTV Ep 15 - Random Infrared Physics Demo

OK, I don’t even begin to explain (understand!) the physics involved here… but we can not see infrared but we can detect it with special cameras…. including your mobile phone! Check out this mini Physics demo you can try at home with a mobile phone and TV remote.

MMTV Ep 14 - Using Medical Engineering & IT to Help Teach Anatomy

Medical Engineering isn’t all about prosthetics or designing huge machines. Sometimes its about coming up with unique and memorable ways to teach subjects such as anatomy. Check out How Aston University have designed a brilliant teaching tool for anatomy!

MMTV Ep 13 - Using Bluetooth to Control Prosthetic Limbs!!

This is probably THE best episode of MMTV so far! We take a look at how a simple $150 device that wraps around your arm can be used to control the movement of a prosthetic limb…. and your netflix….. and your computer! Check it out to find out more.

MMTV Ep 12 - What has Olly Murs Got To Do With Tom’s Heart

Tom scans his heart with an ultrasound machine and captures something very rare! Loads of basic physiology and anatomy crammed into this 2minute video… make sure you watch until the very end!

MMTV Ep 11 - Inside identical twin’s eyes! What did we see!

Check out the inside of these twin’s eyes and see if you agree with us that they look the same! The pictures were taken on our Ophthalmoscope that attaches to an iPhone!

MMTV Ep 10 - Fist Bump for Science – The Wath Comprehensive

Check out what The Wath Comprehensive have been getting up to in their classrooms to inspire & engage their students in science and other subjects. We look at their Fact Signs on their doors, an interactive periodic table, Science words of the week and a careers display for 6th formers. Check it out for some inspiration!

MMTV Ep 09 - What is Emphysema?

This one is from the archives! Tom filmed this great demo of what happens to your alveoli when you have emphysema a few year ago, but we love the use of kids toys to explain the science! All in under 2minutes as well! Check it out!

MMTV Ep 08 - What is an ECG?

In this weeks episode we look at the basics of an ECG as well as some arrhythmias that can occur, including Ventricular Fibrillation and Tachycardia…. Look out for Tom’s make shift de-fibrillator!!!

MMTV Ep 07 - Ultrasound Scan of Humerus Bone Break!

In this short episode of MMTV we take a look at the humerus bone of a 9 year old girl we saw in one of our workshops. She had fallen off her trampoline a couple of weeks previous and broken her humerus bone. Can we see the break using our ultrasound machine… check out this weeks episode to find out!

MMTV Ep 06 - What happens when you eat a whole pack of jelly babies?

In the name of science, Tom eats a whole pack of jelly babies to see what happens to his blood sugars over the following hours…. it doesn’t end well!

MMTV Ep 05 - A look inside your liver!

Using an ultrasound machine, Tom takes a quick look at his liver and gets to see blood vessels, ducts and structures of this amazing organ.

MMTV Ep 04 - How does Radiation kill you?

A brief overview of how radiation messes with your DNA and how this will kill you. Oh, and Tom is a radiation protection suit.

MMTV Ep 03 – Brain & Behaviour

Today’s episode looks at how your brain is wired to have different regions and different functions. We look at Prof Steve Peters’ book The Chimp Paradox. Can you control the chimp in your brain?