Processes in Disease for Health and Exercise Science
6 Units of Credit6 UOC
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Lectures, online modules, tutorials and practical classes (macroscopic pathology sessions) aimed at increasing understanding of important disease processes. Comparisons between normal and abnormal cell, tissue and organ function will be made. Includes processes of cell and tissue degeneration, acute and chronic inflammation, regeneration and repair, infection, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, embolism and infarction. Particular examples include diseases of practical importance such as pneumonia, rheumatoid arthritis, pulmonary embolism and myocardial infarction. Aberrations of cell growth introduces neoplasia with examples of common tumours.
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