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Title: Pathology Case Study: Transient Ischemic Attacks
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case114.html
Creator: Karpinski, Nancy
Powell, Henry C.
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 man experienced diminished use of his right hand, and slurred speech. Visitors are given both the microscopic and gross descriptions, including images, and are given 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 neuropathology.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the central nervous system -- Diseases of the brain -- Cerebrovascular disease. Stroke
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Diseases of the central nervous system -- Meningitis
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the circulatory (cardiovascular) system -- Diseases of the blood vessels -- Other diseases of the arteries, A-Z -- Inflammation
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the digestive system. Gastroenterology -- Diseases of the intestines -- Other diseases, A-Z -- Ischemia
Medicine -- Pathology -- Study and teaching
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 -- Blood and blood vessels
Health -- Central nervous system
Health -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 1997-09
Resource Type: Cases
Instructional Materials
Overviews
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: 2009-09-30 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-11 14:29:19 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 133
Resource URL Clicks: 24
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