Patient Scenarios: Edema
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Patient Scenarios: Edema


Patient Scenarios: Edema

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This lesson begins by explaining the major mechanisms that lead to the formation of edema.  Students are then introduced to 8 patients and asked to identify the underlying pathophysiologic process that led to their edema.  A PDF study guide is included.
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: November 09, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 30, 2011
Keywords: capillary permeability, edema, hydrostatic pressure, oncotic pressure, patient scenarios


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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Requires the free flash player
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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