Learning outcomes By the end of this unit you should be able to: understand more of the scientific factors that relate to the dispute about the safety of the MMR vaccine in the UK; assess the strength of arguments for and against the use of the MMR vaccine; show how issues of risk, trust, communication and media representation of science and medicine have a strong bearing on public perception of the MMR vaccine; explain why there is such a strong conse
By the end of this unit you should be able to:
understand more of the scientific factors that relate to the dispute about the safety of the MMR vaccine in the UK;
assess the strength of arguments for and against the use of the MMR vaccine;
show how issues of risk, trust, communication and media representation of science and medicine have a strong bearing on public perception of the MMR vaccine;
explain why there is such a strong conse
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Internal Medicine: How Physicians Think
Dr. John Setrakian is an assistant professor of Medicine at McGill University and an attending physician at the McGill University Health Centre.
Trauma Medicine: War and Peace
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Medical Panel: From the Bench to the Bedside
In this special Homecoming lecture Dean of Medicine and Vice-Principal, Health Affairs, Richard I. Levin moderates a panel discussion featuring some of the University’s most distinguished cancer researchers.
Doctor's gender a factor in the diagnosis of coronary heart disease
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Mushrooms: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
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This course focuses on the complete health assessment, the nursing process, and its relationship to the prevention and early detection of disease in clients across the life span. This course introduces processes of health assessment: interviewing, history-taking, and physical assessment. Dominant models, theories and perspectives are used to explain health behavior are considered in relation to evidence-based health promotion and health education strategies. Students are also expected to identif
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Interactive simulaton explaining how to calculate cubic capacity of a truck for carrying excavated materials
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Embedding the concept of competency maps
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Activity 1 for Scenario
Health Design Technology Institute
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