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Title: Pathology Case Study: Extremely Labored Breathing
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case193.html
Creator: Johnson, Douglas R.
Kelly, Robert
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This is a case study presented by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology in which a 68-year-old white female with a "history of coronary artery disease, angina, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease presented with marked respiratory distress." Visitors are given admission data along with laboratory workup in order to give them the opportunity to diagnose the patient. 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 learning in pathology and clinical immunology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology -- Cancer and other malignant neoplasms -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs. Hematologic diseases -- Bone marrow diseases
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the genitourinary system. Urology -- Diseases of the urinary organs. Urologic diseases -- Diseases of the kidneys -- Other diseases, A-Z -- Plasma cell diseases
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the respiratory system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Pathology -- Clinical pathology. Laboratory technique -- Immunological examination. Immunodiagnosis
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Laboratory methods
Science -- Microbiology -- Immunology -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science
Health
Health -- Disease
Science -- Biological and life sciences
Vocational Education
Health -- Body systems and senses
Health -- Chronic conditions
Vocational Education -- Allied health occupations
Key Concept: Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Immune systems
Health -- Neoplasms
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1999-04
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Postgrad
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-07-30 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:54:42 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 84
Resource URL Clicks: 12
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