|M.Phil / Ph.D - Physician Assistant - Coursewise Description |
Respiratory system structure and function of upper respiratory tract, larynx and adjacent structures, lungs and tracheobronchial tree; composition of inspired, expired and alveloar air and blood gases. Effects of anesthesia and surgery on respiratory function; Alimentary system structure and function of tract and process of digestion. Effects of anesthesia and surgery on alimentary function;The heart and blood pressures; circulation-systemic,
pulmonary and portal; metabolism and storage of energy;basal metabolism-General absorption,transport and storage of carbohydrates, lipids, proteins; energy release; effects of malnutrition and dehydration; reporductive system; including the breast - structure and function; exertion; respiratory, urinary - structure and function; alimentary (including biliary function); skin; control; structure and function of nervous system - central peripheral and autonomic; structure and function of endocrine system and the interaction of nervous and hormonal mechanisms; mechanical; structure and function of skeleton, muscles and skin; special senses; eye, ear, nose;balance and regulation; body and electrolytes understanding fluid balance charts and osmotic properties of infusion fluids; body temperature, control-effect of environment on patient; blood sugar maintenance; acid; base balance.
PAT ZC212 Introduction to Surgery 2
History of surgery,role of the surgeon,importance of team work and participating the needs of surgeons; stresses that may arise during operative procedure; surgical terminology, types of incision and indications for the use of particular incision; haemorrhage-signs and symptoms of iternal and external; classification and management;identification of types of tourniquets-reasons for use and duration of application, dangers of use; wounds, types, process of healing, treatment and complications; inflammation; wound infections-causes and treatment; incision and drainage of abscesses; importance of personal cleanliness and aspectic techniques; pre-operative and post-operative care of the surgical patient; emergency procedures; endotracheal incubation; tracheostomy.