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Physiology: Course Contents

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Course Outline

Cell and General Physiology
1.     Functional organization of human body
2.     Homeostasis
3.     Control systems in the body
4.     Cell membrane and its functions
5.     Intercellular Connections
6.     Cell organelles
7.     Transport through cell membrane
8.     Membrane transport including active
9.     Types of particles in solution
10.     Importance of selectively permeable
11.    Pressure, surface tension, viscosity 
12.     Facilitated diffusion

Clinical/Applied Concepts
1.     Failure of homeostasis (Illness)
2.     Abnormalities of the cell and its organelles 

1.     Composition and functions

2.     Plasma proteins: albumin, globulin 

3.     Red blood cells (Erythropoiesis)
4.     Haemoglobin and blood indices
5.     White blood cells, Leucopoiesis, functions
6.     Platelets
7.     Haemostasis, clotting factors, anticoagulants
8.     Blood groups, Blood transfusion 

9.    Reticuloendothelial system 


1.     Anaemia and its types
2.     Blood indices in various disorders

3.     Leucopaenia Leucocytosis, leukaemia, AIDS
4.     Thrombocytopenia
5.     Clotting disorders (haemophilia etc.)
6.     Blood grouping/cross matching 


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