Abraham Verghese: A Doctor's touch <- your first lab
1. Who was Joseph Bell? What was unique or different
about his approach to patients from what is common today? Joseph Bell was a medical teacher he was personable and intuitive.
2. What was typical
Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria <- your first lab link
1. What is a community MRSA? Why is this a problem?
When MRSA spreads throughout a community through
2. What are some of the different ways that the patients
were infected with gram-negative and
1. What is H5N1? What is the concern about H5N1? What
is a super virus?H5N1 is a highly pathogenic bird flu that
is passed from sick or dead birds to humans. This flu is
concerning because its is very deadly, about 60% of the
infected died. A super virus
1. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages
of the current healthcare system in the United States?
The advantages of healthcare in the US is that healthcare
is available to all but a disadvantage is the cost and quality is unequal and very expens
1. What is an AED? Where are they found? An automatic
external defibrillator and they are found in most public
places like schools, hospitals, stores and restaurants.
2. What is CPR? Why is it used? Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and is us
1. What are diagnostics? How is this related to the health
Diagnostics is the practice or techniques of diagnosis.
Diagnostics is important in health sciences because it is
used to solve health problems.
2. What is trepanation?
1. What are the tips for the car that would also apply to
the human body? Regular Maintenance, if its broke fix it,
2. What are some of the possible changes to organ or
other body part transplants in the future? What might be
some of the advantages of thi
1. What is communication? What is health communication?
Communication is the process of sharing information using a
set of common rules. Exchanging or sharing of information is
at the heart of communication. Health communication is a
1. How many more bacteria cells are in or on humans?
2. Why are bacteria important to humans?
because they keep us alive by making our vitamins or
3. How do the Vibrio fischeri communicate? What happens as a result of their comm
1. What are trait theories? What are some of the disadvantages of trait theories? Trait Theory is an approach to
the study of human personality. A huge disadvantage is
that it cant predict future behavior.
2. What are transformational theories of leadersh
1. What are conventional, alternative, and complementary medicine? How do they differ? Conventional
medicine is treating using drugs, radiation or surgery. Alternative is unorthodox treatments such as herbalism,
homeopathy and acupuncture. Complementary i
1. What is tertiary care? What are some characteristics of
this level of care? Tertiary is a specialized level of health
care that include diagnosis and treatment of diseases and
disabilities. Tertiary care is what takes place in intensive
care units and