99636 Essentials of Pathophysiology6cp; 7wks x 3hpw (lectures), 2hpw (practical)
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Understanding the basic process of diseases forms the important foundation for any health professional. This subject is a study of essential elements of the disease processes, studied within the context of some commonly occurring disorders such as diabetes. It serves as an introduction to physiological processes in the disease state. Systems studied include cardiovascular, endocrine, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal, kidney and body fluid, respiratory, reproductive and nervous systems, and cancer. The subject provides a broad understanding of fundamental health issues, which can be applied in various health settings the students will face in their professional career.
Autumn session, City campus
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125