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Title: Pathology Case Study: Man in Coma
Url: http://path.upmc.edu/cases/case288.html
Creator: Al-Gahtany, Mubarak
Bilbao, Juan M., 1938-
Kovacs, Kalman
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh. Dept. of Pathology
Description: This neuropathology case study, provided by the University of Pittsburgh Department of Pathology, is an excellent resource for students and instructors in the health science fields. This case involves a 67-year-old man in a post-operative coma, which required prolonged mechanical ventilation. The results from a CT scan, MRI, and EEG along with microscopic images are included in the case study to aid in the understanding of the final diagnosis. The official final diagnosis is accompanied by a discussion of the contributing doctor’s findings and a list of references. This is an excellent resource for students in the health sciences to familiarize themselves with using patient history and laboratory results to diagnose patient’s conditions.
LC Classification: Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry -- Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system -- Pathology
Medicine -- Internal medicine -- Specialties of internal medicine -- Diseases of the endocrine glands. Clinical endocrinology -- Diseases of the pituitary gland
Medicine -- Pathology -- Manifestations of disease -- Necrosis. Gangrene
Medicine -- Pathology -- Manifestations of disease -- Other manifestations of disease, A-Z -- Coma
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 -- Diagnoses
Health -- Diseases
Health -- Endocrine system
Health -- Pathology
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Date Issued: 2001-11
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: 2008-04-01 03:00:01 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2013-06-07 11:42:11 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Univ. of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Pathology
Full Record Views: 70
Resource URL Clicks: 4
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