91112 Human Physiology (2)

Course Description

The broad goal of teaching Physiology to undergraduate students aims at providing the student a comprehensive knowledge of the normal functions of the organ systems of the body to facilitate an understanding of the Physiological basis of health and disease as well as clinical significances. Topics including circulatory system, the body fluids and kidneys, the blood cells, immunity and blood clotting, and respiratory system.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of the course the student should be able to:
  • 1. To describe the physiological implications related to circulating body fluids.
  • 2. To describe the general organization and functions of cardiovascular, respiratory, immunity, blood clotting, and renal systems and their role in maintenance of homeostasis
  • 3. Describe the principles and mechanisms of membrane transport.



Books for this Course

  • Fundamental of Physiology, a human perspective by Sherwood, 4thedition 2012
  • Review of Medical Physiology by William F. Ganong, Latest Ed.
  • Physiology by Berne and Levy, Latest Ed.
  • Human Physiology : The Basis of Medicine by Gillian Pocock, Christopher D. Richards, Latest Ed.
  • Physiological Basis of Medical Practice by John B. West and Taylor, 12th Ed.
  • Geyton& Hall Text Book of medical physiology 12th edition by John E.Hall

Times Offered

  • September 2014
  • January 2015