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Introduction to Common Medical Conditions
Advances in medicine are occurring all the time and medical and scientific research continues to reveal both how the human body functions normally and what happens during a diseased state. This free online medical course discusses some of the most common medical conditions and is an overview for the average lay person who wishes to find out more about these medical conditions.
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Learning outcomes: - Understanding the human physiology; - Causes of heart attack and heart failure; - Review how the Endocrine system works; - Discuss how cancer can be initiated, spreads and how it works; - Examine the symptoms of childhood meningitis.
|Module 1: Introduction to Common Medical Conditions|
|Module 2: Common Medical Conditions Assessment|
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|Course Title||Introduction to Common Medical Conditions|
|Course Publisher||Khan Academy|
|Course Description|| Advances in medicine are occurring all the time and medical and scientific research continues to reveal both how the human body functions normally and what happens during a diseased state. This free online medical course discusses some of the most common medical conditions and is an overview for the average lay person who wishes to find out more about these medical conditions. The course examines topics such as cancer, meningitis and how our endocrine system works. It also reviews aspects of diabetes, spinal injuries and much more. The course gives an insight into how the body works and how medical professionals diagnose ailments or injuries. This course will be of great interest to all learners who would like to know more about the basic physiology of human body, and about common medical conditions.
|License||This course is available from Khan Academy OpenCourseWare through the following Creative Commons licence:|
|Release Date||01 June 2012|
|Course Duration (Avg Learner)||3-4 Hours|
|Age appropriateness||18+ Years|
|Minimum Grade/Class Level||Higher High Secondary School|
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