Homeostasis 280

Module code BOK 280
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

(a)     Intermediary metabolism (3 weeks)
Carbohydrate and lipid metabolism; protein and energy metabolism; vitamins and minerals. Integration of metabolism. Practical work: Protein electrophoresis.
(b)     Control (3 weeks)
Nerve control; endocrine control.
(c)     Internal milieu (3 weeks)
Water balance and blood physiology. Acid-base equilibrium, clinical haematology. Practical work: Haematology.

Module credits 42.00
Prerequisites CMY 151, GNK 120, GNK 127, MLB 111, PHY 131, GNK 128, BOK 121, MGW 112, FIL 155, MTL 180, SMO 121, AIM 101, ELH 111, ELH 112
Contact time 18 lectures per week
Language of tuition Both Afr and Eng
Academic organisation Forensic Medicine
Period of presentation Semester 1

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