Case Study of Ben, Part 2

Read the Case Study of Ben, Part 2.

Use the Case Study Response Guide to assist you in revisiting your diagnosis of Ben’s condition, incorporating this new information. In Section 4 of the

response guide, address each of the following:

In each of these scenarios, describe how the new information alters the picture presented in the original case study.
Describe your new diagnostic hypotheses, and justify your conclusions.
What further diagnostic evaluation do you believe is warranted?
Use the Case Study Response Guide to format your assignment.

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not affect your assignment grade, but its feedback may factor into the grading criteria, if professional communication and writing is a course competency.

Evaluate your own work using this rubric. Refer to the Learner Guide for instructions on viewing instructor feedback.


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