Assignment 2: Diagnostic Techniques
Pick any two diseases that require diagnostic tests to identify them from the body system. Use one of the body systems: cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, hepatobiliary, lymphatic, reproductive or nervous systems. For each of the diseases, explain:
- Why is a particular test recommended?
- How does the test work?
- What information is obtained from the diagnostic test regarding the disease?
- Does the diagnosis need confirmation with another diagnostic test?
By Saturday, July 15, 2017, submit your responses to the Discussion Area. Your responses should clarify your understanding of the topic. They should be your own, original, and free from plagiarism. Use correct medical terminology, spelling, and grammar.
By Wednesday, July 19, 2017, comment on at least two different responses posted by your peers. Using your textbook as a guide, suggest any specific additions or clarifications that would improve a discussion question response.