Journal Articles as Case Studies: The New England Journal of Medicine on Lactose Intolerance

by: Kathleen Cornely

Students use as the basis for a case study a journal article investigating whether people who claimed to have severe lactose intolerance really were unable to digest lactose. This type of case is referred to as an “issues” or “analysis” type of case in which students practice their analytical skills by interpreting data in graphs and tables and critiquing experimental design.

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 11/1/1999Stock # jcst99_029_02_114Volume 029Issue 02

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