Scenario You suspect that a three-year-old in your class may have a visual impairment and you would like the child to be evaluated by an ophthalmologist. The child often bumps into tables and chairs and brushes very close to doors and cupboards, sometimes running into them. He frequently looks around the room during story time without focusing on the books. When you mentioned these behaviors to his parents, they laughed at you for falling victim to the child’s manipulation. Their explanation was that the child liked to fake being clumsy. Task. 1. What precipitated the need for this conference? What […]
M13 Activity – Outbreak Investigation Suppose that you are part of a team of communicable disease epidemiologists at the Any Town Health Department (ATHD) in Any Town, Ohio. According to state law, physicians who diagnose or treat cases of specified reportable diseases are required to report those cases to the local health department with jurisdiction over the resident of the patient. In addition, physicians who diagnose or treat multiple cases of disease, that may or may not be specified as reportable, are also required to report those cases to the local health department as a suspected outbreak. In the state […]
What factors account for the rise in CAM usage/popularity in certain populations in the United States? what are the benefits of using complementary and alternate therapies in treating illness and pain?
Calcium channel blockers vs beta blockers –Many use beta blockers, specifically propanlol, for performance anxiety on things such as presentations and test taking. Would calcium channel blockers have a similar affect? Why or why not?
Case Study 11 Topic: Nutrition Support John is a 6 feet 1 inches, 58 year old Black male who recently retired from bus driving for 40 years. John’s wife reported that John started complaining of chest pain 4 months ago, but recently believes the pain is getting worst. She reported that John’s appetite has been reduced and that he is currently below his normal weight of 180 lbs. During their visit to the doctor, they discovered that his weight is currently at 160 lbs. Blood work and an Upper GI series test was done. The UGI revealed a tumor in […]