Description

This course provides an overview of the pathophysiology of selected conditions focusing on the etiology, pathogenesis, physiological changes and clinical manifestations of common health problems. Genetic and cultural influences on health will also be addressed. Emphasis is upon both the physiological changes that contribute to disease production, physiological changes that occur as a result of disease and the body's compensation for these changes, as well as the application of this knowledge to the assessment of patients with commonly occurring disease and injury processes.

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00

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