Human Physiology and Pharmacology

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Credits

20

Module code

BS22001

Semester 2

The aim of this module is to introduce you to the physiology, pharmacology and anatomy of specific topics within the Biomedical Sciences, including:

  • Nerve and muscle: the neuromuscular junction (NMJ), muscle contraction and body movements
  • Cardiovascular system: heart function and integrated control of blood pressure
  • Pharmacology of NMJ and cardiovascular system
  • Respiratory system: mechanics of ventilation and factors influencing gas exchange