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Description:

This clinical microbiology case study is provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology is an excellent resource for students and instructors in the health science fields. This case involves an elderly male patient with swelling, pain and decreased function of his prosthetic knee. A detailed history of the patient, histology findings, culture, and molecular identification are all provided to aid in the understanding of the patient’s diagnosis. The official final diagnosis is accompanied by a discussion of the contributing doctor’s findings and a list of references. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose patient’s conditions.

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,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,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110201182334078T,Technical Education (Lower Division),Vocational/Professional Development Education,Education

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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