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Virtual Patient Case: Mr. Karl Andrews - Chief Diagnosis: Atherosclerosis (6)

Video Description: 

These are a series of short video clips of Mr. Andrews from age 65 to age 80. The clips show common problems encountered in geriatrics including progression of patient wellness and disease, highlighting ADL's, CAD, genetics, impotence, obesity, peripheral arterial disease, pharmacology, prevention/screening, stroke and rehabilitation. Particular emphasis focuses on:

1. Cerebrovascular Disease.

2. Diabetes Mellitus.

3. Ethical Issues.

4. Obesity.

5. Peripheral Arterial Disease.


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Submitted by Dokoye16 on

While preventative measures are the essential focus of addressing atherosclerosis, one of the underappreciated concerns are the pains that arise from advanced disease