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Seven-year-old “Jason Hornbuckle” has been complaining for the past 12 hours of pain when he swallows.  He also has a headache and has vomited twice.  His mother decides to take him to the pediatrician.  Students read a brief clinical history of the patient and a description of the relevant signs and symptoms, then answer a set of directed questions designed to probe the underlying anatomy, physiology, and pathology underlying Jason's condition. The case has been used in a sophomore-level course in human anatomy and physiology for pre-med and nursing students.

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    oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110630164506056T,Nursing,Medicine (General),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Higher Education,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-046,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Life Science,Physiology,NSDL

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    English

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