Week 5 discussion forum – case studies
For this discussion, you will pick one of the cases listed in the Week 5 Discussion – Case Studies Download Week 5 Discussion – Case Studiesdocument, and take on the role of the clinician.
In your initial post,
- Identify the patient’s symptoms and the available demographic and historical data.
- Discuss your differential diagnosis and provide a thorough basis for any diagnoses you have included.
- Determine what (if any) additional testing you would order and how this would be helpful in clarifying the diagnosis.
- Finally, explain recommendations for the patient/family for ongoing functioning (social, occupational and academic, if applicable).
You must use a minimum of two peer-reviewed articles in your discussion to support your diagnostic conclusions.