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February 14, 2020

What is the “host” in infectious disease epidemiology?

What is the “host” in infectious disease epidemiology?
February 14, 2020

A 12-year-old girl who presents to the walk-in clinic complaining of shortness of breath and dry cough that has been present for 3 weeks.

A 12-year-old girl who presents to the walk-in clinic complaining of shortness of breath and dry cough that has been present for 3 weeks. It is worse at nighttime and with activity. When she plays soccer with her friends, she often feels tight in the chest after a few minutes of play. On further questioning, the patient admits to occasional episodes of shortness of breath and coughing over the last 2-3 years, but never this severe. These episodes usually occur in the fall and are triggered by high humidity and cigarette smoke. At times, the cough sounds like wheezing. Question: […]
February 14, 2020

Mr. F, age 46 years, has had a persistent unproductive cough for several months that did not respond to cough medications.

Mr. F, age 46 years, has had a persistent unproductive cough for several months that did not respond to cough medications. Recently, he has developed a productive cough accompanied by fatigue, anorexia, and night sweats. Examination indicated abnormal chest sounds and weight loss. A chest radiograph showed a small cavity and infiltrate, the tuberculin test was positive, and the sputum sample contained a small amount of blood and numerous acid-fast bacilli. Question: Based on the clinical and laboratory presentation of this case, what is your final diagnosis? Why?
February 14, 2020

What discharge teaching will you provide to a patient who has diabetes and smokes as well?

What discharge teaching will you provide to a patient who has diabetes and smokes as well? How can smoking and poor self-management of diabetes increase the risk of long term complications?
February 14, 2020

What is the pathophysiology of concussive injuries and it’s treatment?

What is the pathophysiology of concussive injuries and it’s treatment?
February 14, 2020

With the implementation of HIPAA, is privacy for protected health information guaranteed?

With the implementation of HIPAA, is privacy for protected health information guaranteed? Explain your answer.
February 14, 2020

Why is a urinalysis an important tool in a routine physical?

1. Why is a urinalysis an important tool in a routine physical? 2. Suggest an explanation for blood in the urine.
February 14, 2020

What is diabetes?

What is diabetes? How are type 1 and type 2 different? (
February 14, 2020

How would you know that a change is attributable to the EHR system implementation and not something else?

How would you know that a change is attributable to the EHR system implementation and not something else?
February 14, 2020

Do you think traditional return on investment methods are useful in assessing value of implementing EHR systems?

Do you think traditional return on investment methods are useful in assessing value of implementing EHR systems? Why or why not?
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