HST.101 Respiratory Pathophysiology


Class Info

Lectures, seminars, and laboratories cover the histology, cell biology, and physiological function of the lung with multiple examples related to common diseases of the lung. A quantitative approach to the physics of gases, respiratory mechanics, and gas exchange is provided to explain pathological mechanisms. Use of medical ventilators is discussed in lecture and in laboratory experiences. For MD candidates and other students with background in science. Only HST students may register under HST.100, graded P/D/F. Enrollment limited.

This class has 8.01, and 7.05 as prerequisites.

HST.101 will be offered this semester (Spring 2018). It is instructed by J. Drazen and S. Loring.

Lecture occurs 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in MEC-209.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits.

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