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Description:

This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology in which a 60-year-old man was admitted to the Emergency Department with severe back pain. The patient’s medical history and detailed description of her symptoms after admittance to the hospital are included in the “Patient History” section. Results from laboratory tests are also provided in a table. After looking at the “Patient History” and “Laboratory Investigations” sections, students should proceed on to the “Questions” section, where they can test their knowledge of diagnostics. Then test your answers with the official findings in the “Diagnosis” section. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose disease. It is also a helpful site for educators to use to introduce or test student knowledge of transfusion medicine.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Health > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Science -- Biological and life sciences,Vocational Education,Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Health,Health -- Body systems and senses,Health -- Chronic conditions,Graduate/Professional,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201181347935T,Health -- Disease,Life Science,Technical Education (Upper Division),Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Science,General Public,Technical Education (Lower Division),Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

Language:

English

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