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183.642.01 THE CARDIOPULMONARY SYSTEM UNDER STRESS

Cancelled

Department:
Environmental Health Sciences
Term:
3rd term
Credits:
2 credits
Academic Year:
2012 - 2013
Location:
East Baltimore

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Grading Restriction:
Letter Grade or Pass/Fail
Course Instructor:
Prerequisite:

183.638 - Mechanisms of Cardiopulmonary Control or consent of instructor

Description:

Identifies the responses of the cardiopulmonary system to physiological and environmental stress, presenting information from both human and research laboratory model experimentation. Reviews hypoxia and some common air pollutants (e.g. ozone) as a prototypical environmental stress factors, and exercise as an example of physiologic stress. Discusses epithelial, circulatory, and ventilatory responses of the pulmonary system, as well as susceptibility factors and biomarkers to stress.

Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on student participation in class discussion and student presentation of an assigned article

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for all students

Consent Note:

Consent is required if student has not taken 183.638.