Courses Catalogue

Hemopoietic System, Blood And Body Fluids

COURSE CODE: PHY1203
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Physiology (Bachelor)
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: Faculty of Biomedical Sciences
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

COURSE CONTENT

 

a.         BODY FLUID GENERAL (1 LH)

 

i.      Body composition

 

ii.      Total Body Water (TBW)

 

iii.     Fluid Compartments

 

 

 

b.        ESTIMATION OF FLUID COMPARTMENTAL VOLUME (2 LH)

 

i.      Principles of the indicator dilution Technique (IDT)

 

ii.      Application of the IDT to estimate TBW and various compartments.

 

c.   .           OSMOLAL      COMPOSITION      AND      FLUID      MOVEMENT BETWEEN COMPARTMENTS (2 LH)

i.      Osmolality Composition of fluid in various compartments.

 

ii.      Movement of fluid between intravascular fluid (IVF) & External Environment. iii.     Movement of fluid between IVF and interstitial fluid (ISF)

iv.      Movement of fluid between ISF and Intracellular Fluid (ICF)

 

 

 

d.  REGULATION OF EXTRA CELLULAR FLUID VOLUME (ECFV) (1 LH)

 

i.      The controllable system (ECF)

 

ii.      Disturbances (inputs)


iii.     Regulated parameters (outputs)

 

iv.      Sensors

 

v.      Control centres

 

vi.      Forcing functions

 

 

 

e.               REGULATION OF HYDROGEN CONCENTRATION ([H+]) (2 LH)

 

i.      Origin of Hydrogen ion (H+)

 

ii.      Relation between [H+] and PH

 

iii.     The Need to regulate [H+]

 

iv.      Mechanisms that tend to alter the [H+]

 

v.      Mechanisms that minimize changes in [H+] (Buffers)

 

vi.      Removal of the buf