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View Resource Physicians' Reactions to Overweight Patients

This case study, by David M. Lane of Rice University, assesses the question, "Do physicians discriminate against overweight patients?" This study indicates that, at least in one respect, they do. Basic concepts are t-test, means, and boxplots. The experimental design, materials, descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, and raw data are given.

View Resource Stem cells: Gateway to 21st Century Medicine

This website comes from NOVA Science in the News, an online educational feature of the Australian Academy of Science. The site offers a comprehensive review of stem cell biology and related issues over the past few years. In addition to informative essays, a glossary, and a suggested reading list, visitors will find a useful set of links to external sites with classroom activities. This annotated...

View Resource Virtual Mentor: American Medical Association Journal of Ethics

Medical ethics may not get the press that other areas of medicine do, but ethical dilemmas come up in many aspects of healthcare. The Virtual Mentor website is the virtual home of the ethics journal of the American Medical Association. It aims to assist physicians and physicians-in-training in the types of challenges they might encounter in their training and daily practice, and each monthly...

View Resource A Rush to Judgement?

This case study describes a research study in which a number of ethical questions come up. It helps to communicate the fundamental ethical principles that apply to research involving human subjects. The material would be useful for introductory science courses. The case study and teaching notes may be downloaded in PDF format. The site also includes a section for instructor feedback where general...

View Resource Jim and the Forgotten Embryos

The National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science at the University of Buffalo has developed hundreds of classroom-tested materials for use in college settings. This particular case study deals with stem cell-based therapy, and it was created by Professor Miriam Segura-Totten of the North Georgia College & State University. The goal of this case is "to expose students to the basic of...

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