HSCR 360-01 Research Project
1. Choose a Disease to research
Define the disease (medical/science terminology)
Discuss the inception of the disease.
When was this particular disease discovered (historical background, if any is available)?
o Provide background information
What type of disease is this?
1. Is this a structural disease (organic disease)?
2. Is this a genetic disease?
3. Is this a developmental disease?
4. Is the disease acute or chronic?
o Discuss the Manifestation of the Disease
What are the relevant signs and symptoms?
What screenings/examinations are used to identify and diagnose?
What other complications and/or illnesses might a patient encounter as a result of this disease?
o What are the Cause(s) of the Disease?
Was the injury initiated externally or internally?
o How is the disease treated?
What is the Prognosis?
How is the disease treated?
What all is involved in patient care?
o Are certain disabilities associated with this disease?
o What is life expectancy?
What are the causes of death from this disease? Be specific (treated or untreated? Does it matter?).
1. What are the complications of treatment?
2. What are the complications of non-treatment?
3. Survival Rate
o Current Medical Advances & Technology