The Medical Detectives Test | Final Test - Hard

Berton Roueché
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the universal symptom in the other students who began to get ill?

2. What did Carol begin to show in her symptoms, leading to her being admitted to a psychiatric hospital?

3. What kind of restaurant did Rudy Coniglio own, according to the details in the book?

4. Students who were not in __________ did not become ill like others.

5. What did Betty decide to do in order to get over her symptoms and her medical condition?

Short Essay Questions

1. What was the problem with the season being winter when it came to finding out the diagnosis for the sick children?

2. Why wasn't Betty's husband experiencing any of the symptoms that she was?

3. Why didn't the man who hand kneaded the dough cause any infection to spread when the bread was baked?

4. What was odd about Richard's case of hyperthyroidism, which baffled doctors?

5. What were the initial symptoms that Betty Page experienced, leading her to seek out medical treatment?

6. Which individuals are more likely to have hypogeusia, according to the specialist in this section?

7. What did investigators find to be unusual about the feed in the storage bin?

8. Why was the meat the cause of the thyroid issues in Richard and in others?

9. Why did Natalie decide to seek out orthodontic treatment for her teeth in 1972?

10. What did Dean decide to do when he was experiencing cold hands during a card game?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

When the babies began to get ill and die, the first thing that was checked was the water sources, which did not yield a clear connection.

Part 1: Why do you think germs were present in the water sources, even though they didn't cause the problems?

Part 2: How do you think germs can be eradicated from a hospital?

Part 3: Do you feel safe when you're in a hospital? Why or why not?

Essay Topic 2

Vernon Berry was the victim of several worms as a result of swimming in the Nile River.

Part 1: Do you think that tourists should be warned about the possibility of worms?

Part 2: How do you think you might have responded to the diagnosis of worms in your body?

Part 3: Why do you think a person might decide to swim in a foreign body of water which might be contaminated?

Essay Topic 3

At times, the source of an illness might be a mystery, and one possible source can be ruled out, as in the case of the Liberace Room.

Part 1: Why do you think there could be different sources for an illness?

Part 2: How do you think the medical detectives could have found the true cause of the classroom illnesses sooner?

Part 3: Do you think that any disease has only one cause for its symptoms? Or are all diseases the result of many factors?

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