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HIM 310 : The Study of Disease: Welcome

Assignment Details

GROUP PROJECT: RARE DISEASE/DISORDER CASE STUDY

Each group is to identify and review resources on the topic by visiting the LWLC or another library to review refereed journals or books and search the internet.

Outline for the project:

  • History of the disease/disorder
  • Explain the etiology/manifestations of the disease and describe the part of the body the disease affects
  • Describe the incidence and if any, various types of the disease/disorder
  • Look for information regarding signs/symptoms of the disease and explain therm
  • Explain the disease process
  • What is occurring compared to normal body physiology
  • Identify diagnostic tests that the physician would order based on the patient's signs/symptoms
  • Write a paragraph describing the tests that clearly defines what they are for and detailed results
  • Is the prognosis of the disease good or bad?
  • Provide additional information such as websites, support groups, etc.

Your project will be presented in Power Point format.

Title page should include the topic name and group researchers. Please provide copy for instructor.

Syllabus : HIM 310 - The Study of Disease.

Professor: L. George-Reynolds                   

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