Physiology 251

Module code FSG 251
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Structure, gas exchange and secretory functions of the lungs; build, excretory and non-urinary functions of the kidneys, acid-base balance, as well as the skin and body temperature control.
Practical work: lung functions/spirometry, kidney function tests – side-room urine examinations. Digestion. Metabolism. Pathophysiology.

Module credits 6.00
Prerequisites RAN 100, RFI 110, FSG 161, FSG 162, MTL 180, RAW 180, RAW 182
Contact time 4 lectures per week, 1 practical per week
Language of tuition Afrikaans and English is used in one class
Academic organisation Physiology
Period of presentation Quarter 1

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