Department Of Medicine and Surgery Courseware

Anatomical terminologies introduce and make up a large part of medical terminology. The proper use of terms in the correct way is imperative when communicating anatomical information, to ensure understanding by healthcare professionals and scientists worldwide. Health professionals must also know the common and colloquial terms people are likely to use when they describe their complaints. Furthermore, common terms people will understand must be used when explaining their medical problems to them. It is therefore necessary that the…
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Week 1: General Principles: Introduction and History of Physiology. Structure and function of cell membranes with emphasis on transport across cell membrane
Week 2. Cardiovascular and Respiratory: Biophysical principles. Osmosis, diffusion, active transport. Homeostasis and control systems. Blood and Body Fluids: Fluids of blood cellular components, blood groups, haemoglobin and haemopoiesis. Body fluids and electrolytes: their measurement and regulation.
Week 3: Cardiovascular and Respiratory: Organisation and Structure of aorta and large arteries and arterioles – as resistance vessels,…
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Week 1-2: Definition of anatomy. The Place of Anatomy in Medicine, Methods of the study of Anatomy, Application of Basic Anatomy to Clinical Medicine, Vertebrates and Man, Anatomy of the cell and cellular function,

Week 3: Classification of tissues, Joints, Classification of joints. Bone and Radiological Anatomy. Dentition. Nervous System, Muscles and Glandular Tissues.

Week 4: Osteology of Lower Limb, front of the thigh I (femoral triangles, femoral canal and hernia, sub-sartorial canal).

Week 5: Front of thigh…
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