This is a research paper, written by you, in your own words.
Plagiarism/Copy and Paste work will result in a grade of 0.
Papers are due before the start of class on the due date, no exceptions.
Late papers will not be accepted.
Electronic submissions will not be accepted.
Do not hand in anything other than a typed, finished research paper. Anything else such as power points, Lists of Signs/Symptoms, flash drives, unstapled loose papers etc. will not be accepted.
Excessive use of citations on copied work is unacceptable and will result in a 40 point deduction.
The paper must be 6 pages and meet the minimum following criteria:
4 pages minimum typed, 1.5 spacing, font size no larger than 12 (10 pts.)
Cover page – must include Title, class, your name and instructor’s name
Reference page – must contain at least 3 references (10 pts.)
Citations must be used throughout the paper (20 pts.) Over use will result in point deductions.
*1. Choose a disease that interests you.
*2. Explain what it is and how that disease alters the normal anatomy and/or physiology (structure and/or function) of the human body. (20 pts.)
*3. Explain how it is diagnosed clinically and with testing. Include specific tests used to diagnose it. — For example: which Blood tests, Imaging Studies, Etc. (20 pts.)
*4. Explain how it is treated. Include specifics of treatment — which drugs/surgical procedures/therapies/etc. Include prognosis of the disease. (20 pts.)