PBL 6 session 1

PBL 6 session 1
Step 3
Hypothesis generation
(brainstorming)
infertility
males
production of sperm
low sperm count
use of drugs
radiation
hormones
conduction and movement of sperms
motility of the sperms is affected
the path for sperms is affected
genetics
pituitary axis
autoimmune
females
production of ova
low ovum production
hormonal impalance
thyroid disease
hormonal dysfunction
increase in aromatase affecting the hormone balance
FSH
LH
pituitary axis
autoimmune
surgeries
psychological
exposure to radiation, pesticides
substance abuse
nicotine
alcohol
40 minutes
Step 2
Problem formulation
(put it in a senates)
37 years old married couple having difficulty
falling pregnant for 8 months despite regular
intercourse without contraceptives
10 minutes
Step 5
Formulate learning objectives
Physiology
sperm production
ovum production
conception
Common fertility dysfunction in males and females
10 minutes
Step 1
Identify terms and cues
New terms
married couple both 37 years old
present with difficulty falling pregnat
regular intercourse for 8 months
cues
10 minutes
Step 4
Hypothesis organization
(tentative solution)
hormonal
POS
Cushing
Obesity
DM
mechanical
Genetic
Substance exposure or drugs
Sperm & ovum production
Psychological
Dx of exclusion
*needs history
20 minutes
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