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Class preps students in health care diagnostics
Students Mark Aloi, left, and Amanda Ke communicate with Lori Kudlak using Skype as they work out a treatment plan for a patient Thursday during a live simulation with a college university. The exercise was part of a health care diagnostics class at Lambert High School. - photo by Jim Dean (previous profile)
Clad in white lab coats, members of a remote trauma unit on a mercy ship were inundated with patients. The natives had complained about everything from difficulty breathing to itching. But through research, diagnostics and teamwork, four teams within the unit were able to diagnose illnesses, including asthma, lyme disease, a detached retina and mononucleosis.