Principles of Diseases and basic pathology
This course is designed to give the student an understanding of the pathologic basic of disease state.
At the end of this course, the student should be able to: understand the mechanism of cellular injury and death and the pathogenesis/pathophysiology of disease states.
The normal cell and the adopted cell
Cell injury and cell death
Inflammation and repair
Neoplasia and its clinical aspects.
Systemic diseases; (Diabetes mellitus, Anaemia (iron storage disorder); govt and urate deposits in the kidneys)
Fluid and haemodynamic imbalances
Deficiency diseases (protein-caloric malnutrition vitamins/mineral deficiencies)
The cardiovascular system
Lymph nodes and spleen
- All systems, skin liver, gastrointestinal tract, pancreas, breasts and biliary tract
Application of knowledge to pharmaceutical care.