Sometimes, diagnosing patients is pretty easy, but other times... not so much. Luckily, in a medical setting we have tools that can help figure out what's wrong with patients, and how to help them. In this episode of CrashCourseOutbreakScience, we'll use clinical symptomatology and diagnostic testing to collect data and test the hypotheses about what may be wrong with some hypothetical patients, and use what we learn to help the patients get better and stop the disease from spreading to more people.
This episode of CrashCourseOutbreakScience was produced by Complexly in partnership with Operation Outbreak and the Sabeti Lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard—with generous support from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.
Sources: Chapters 5 and 6 from the Operation Outbreak textbook (as provided by Todd Brown) sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386653216000408
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