Principles of Clinical Medicine II
Continuation of the clinical medicine series in which lecture and lab are combined to address diseases affecting the respiratory, cardiovascular, renal systems, and gastrointestinal tract. Also addressed are diseases affecting the eyes, ears, nose, and throat. Normal and abnormal laboratory, diagnostic, and radiographic findings are incorporated, when appropriate. Principles and guidelines for organizing and developing a structured approach to thinking about patient care are addressed during lecture, with practical application in a simulated patient scenario format. The scenarios are complete and require thorough decision making at all levels, from patient presentation to treatment or referral, as appropriate. Development of patient management plans and interpretation of medical literature are highlighted. Spring Only.
6 Credits: 4.50 Lecture, 4.50 Lab