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Mini-Quiz: When Doctors Used to Smell

by Ron Kurtus (revised 21 February 2012)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why do people smell differently when sick?

Sick people often don't wash or bathe

Certain germs give off smells to protect themselves from medicine

Changes in body chemistry result in a change in perspiration odor

2. What is wrong with only using the latest lab techniques in diagnosis?

They still may miss some subtle indicators

They are unfair to people without health insurance

Nothing is wrong with only using them

3. What is an advantage of doctors returning to using smell it their exams?

They can charge an extra "smelling fee"

It can improve their relationship with the patient

They can eliminate all other forms of examination

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in being Healthy. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

Some old techniques were better

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