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.

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