As a learner in Pathophysiology, it’s important to take the information you are absorbing from your coursework
and connect it to real life. Throughout the semester you will be invited to make connections by locating,
reviewing, and summarizing current and relevant journal articles.
Use the following link to learn how to find and evaluate an online source: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/onlinehealth-information-it-reliable#where (Links to an external site.)
Please follow the instructions below:
- Locate a current (medical or scientific) news or journal article based on one of the topics listed below:
The Nerve Impulse, (Chapter 13, p. 309)
The Central Nervous System, (Chapter 13, p. 311)
Box 13-1, Brain Networks, (Chapter 13, p. 313)
The Autonomic Nervous System, (Chapter 13, p. 326)
Neuroanatomy of Pain, (Chapter 14, p. 336)
Alterations in Cognitive Systems, (Chapter 15, p. 359)
Alterations in Cerebral Hemodynamics, (Chapter 15, p. 373)
Note: As you read through the article, think about how it connects to Pathophysiology and why is it relevant.
- Provide a write-up summarizing the article. Within your document, include how the information connects to
Pathophysiology, and why it is relevant.