The Medical Detectives Topics for Discussion

Berton Roueché
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What has changed and what remains the same in infectious disease investigation and control?

In what ways does medical detection mirror the methods used by criminal investigators?

What have been the positive and negative features of electric-shock therapy? Why is it not common today?

Aspirin is often touted as a "miracle" drug. Briefly trace its historical development. What are potential side effects of aspirin?

Two stories relate to women who were admitted to mental health facilities. Compare and contrast their afflictions, treatments and outcomes.

Discuss the differences between infectious and serum hepatitis, including causes, symptoms, and treatments.

Several stories in this compilation deal with metallic poisoning or allergy, specifically copper and mercury. Based upon the cases covered, what are the harmful effects of too much and too little of these metals in the human body?

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