Larissa was 25 years old, and was seeing a new doctor because she'd recently moved to a different city, and needed to refill her birth control prescription. A nurse weighed her, measured her blood pressure, and sent her into an exam room to wait for the doctor.
Dr. Zamora introduced herself, ask READ MORE »
A 28-year-old graduate student complains of chronic heartburn that intensifies when lying in bed. The condition became prevalent during his qualifying exams five years previously and has recurred as he is approaching his final thesis defense. The patient had been taking omeprazole (Prilosec™) to m READ MORE »
During a screening colonoscopy for a 40-year-old man, the doctor discovers a flat cancerous polyp in the transverse colon. Histopathology of the removed polyp indicated that cancerous cells were present in the margin, suggesting that some of the polyp remained behind in the colon.
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I have few questions based on the case study ( i will copy and paste it at the end) that I need help with.
I have already figured out that the patient mentioned has Pure Autonomic Failure
1. What is important about when the patient felt lightheaded?
2. If blood pressure is low, how can the au READ MORE »
Diabetes Insipidus Case Study
Libby was in her third week in the hospital after her car accident and was getting anxious to go home. She'd fractured her skull and broken both of her legs. She felt lucky to be alive, but not so lucky to be spending another day watching bad TV and eating bland hos READ MORE »