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Transfusion Case Study

This was created by Bruce Jacobson, Michael Hamann, Brenda Crowley, and Theresa Hornstein
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This is designed for use in an immunology course. In this activity students are introduced to a patient who goes into anaphylactic shock because of a blood transfusion. The students then work through a series of questions to diagnosis the problem.

Learning Goals

Students will be able to:
  • discern relevant information
  • use critical thinking
  • synthesize of ideas
  • application of prior learning to new situation

Context for Use

This is an in class activity for students in immunology, 2nd year course with gen bio prereq; case could be used a prelab exercise before blood typing lab;

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