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BSc (Hons) Physiological Sciences

Module code: HCS232

Module name: Pathophysiology of Common Cardiovascular and Respiratory Disease

Number of credits: 20

Overview

Discuss the general principles of pathophysiology, learning how processes such as atherosclerosis and inflammation can affect the body at the cellular and tissue level. Explore how these processes can affect individual systems leading to diseases such as stroke, myocardial infarction or asthma. Cover a wide range of diseases that affect the cardiac, respiratory and vascular system and get a holistic understanding of disease and the body’s response to disease.

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