2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 26, 2023  
2018-2019 Samford University Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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RCMS 512 - Cardiopulmonary Physiology and Pathophysiology (4)


In-depth study of cardiac and pulmonary anatomy and physiology, including the procedures commonly used to evaluate these systems. Topics include function of the respiratory system; ventilation mechanics; gas transport in the blood; regulation of breathing, circulation, blood flow and pressure, cardiac output; common pathophysiology etiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis. The heart-lung relationship and clinical applications will be emphasized. Specific pulmonary medicine topics include: obstructive and restrictive disorders, neoplastic lung disease, disordered breathing, cardiovascular disorders, neurologic and neuromuscular disorders, shock, trauma, sepsis, near drowning, burns, smoke inhalation, carbon monoxide poisoning, drug overdose, renal failure, acute G.I. disturbances, and post-operative respiratory care. Offered: Fall.



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