183.643.01 Essentials of Pulmonary Function Measurements
- Environmental Health and Engineering
- 4th term
- 3 credits
- Academic Year:
- 2012 - 2013
- East Baltimore
Basic course in mammalian physiology
Presents the theory and fundamentals underlying the measurement of pulmonary function in clinical and experimental studies. Discussions address pulmonary function, lung disease, asthma and lung pathology. The course considers the following topics and measurements; lung elasticity, lung volumes, spirometric indices, ventilation, perfusion, diffusion, and imaging assessments of lung function. Instructional material includes books, scientific papers, and practical demonstrations.
- Methods of Assessment:
Student evaluation based on written final exam.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required