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Human pathology 2: Pathology of human diseases (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Jennifer Rolland

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will adopt a systematic approach to the study of pathology. Organ systems will be addressed in turn including the important diseases in each. These will include ischaemic heart disease, carcinomas of the breast, lung and colon, and inflammatory diseases such as pneumonia and sexually transmitted diseases. The aetiology, clinical presentation, treatment and course of the diseases will be discussed. Particular emphasis will be placed on morphological aspects and how these vary from normal, together with other laboratory and radiologic investigations to provide an integrated approach to the diagnosis of specific diseases and general disease processes.

Assessment: Continuous assessment: 30% + End-of-semester examination: 50% + Project report (1000 words): 20%

Contact Hours: Two 1 hour lectures and one 2 hour practical per week

Prerequisites: HUP3011 or ANT2321

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