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    Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans
  Feb 20, 2018
Catalog/Bulletin 2017-2018


[48 Credits]
Every health care professional needs to be versed in basic principles of disease. This course provides first year dental students with knowledge of diseases throughout the body such that they may conduct themselves in a competent manner regarding such conditions during their school clinic activities and thereafter in practice. In view of this purpose, this course includes consideration of those pathologic conditions affecting the general public that are most likely to be encountered in the practice of dentistry. The course is devoted to an understanding of basic pathologic principles common to all systems, as well as system-specific diseases. (Department of Diagnostic Sciences)