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Module code:PHOLM001(Add to my personalised list)
Title:Respiration in Health and Disease (Masters Level)
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Biosciences
Module organiser:Dr Alexander Gourine and Dr Gareth Ackland
Organiser's location:Dr Gourine: Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacol
Available for students in Year(s):4,
Module prerequisites:Students must have a suitable grounding in Respiratory physiology eg. passed examinations in PHOL 1001, Undergraduate medical Course or equivalent.  
Module outline:This course examines the control of breathing particularly in humans, in a wide range of physiological and pathophysiological conditions including exercise, altitude, sleep and asthma. The relationship between respiratory function, structural anatomy and pathological states are explored.  
Module aims:- Provide an up to date knowledge of a range of areas of respiratory physiology and pathophysiology - Relate basic scientific information to the applied setting. 
Module objectives:- Cover a broad spectrum of respiratory physiology at an advanced level. - Apply basic physiological concepts to interpret and understand the underlying mechanisms involved in the control of breathing with special reference to humans. 
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Module timetable: 
Module assessment:Unseen two-hour written examination 75.00%.
Seminar 20.00%.
Abstract 5.00%. 
Taking this module as an option?: 
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