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Fundamental Pathophysiology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
17PBFZPF Z,ZK 3 1P+1C Czech
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Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection

This course provides a brief overview of the pathophysiology of organ systems, based on knowledge of their normal function. Attention is focused on the failure of organ function, leading to the emergence of specific pathophysiological syndromes. Knowledge of these general pathophysiological mechanisms to the understanding of the genesis of specific diseases.


Credit and test: test (multiple choice), with repetition or oral examination in the range of reference literature and materials presented at the lectures.

Note: The interval between regular and repeat the test or tests must be provisioned at least 7 days.

Exam: written test (form a, b??, c, d) - a successful test min. 80% correct answers (100% = A, B = 95%, 90% = C, D = 85%, 80% = E).

Grades are recorded in the study. In the student trying to give letter abbreviations, verbal classification level in parentheses, the date of the examination or the date of the last section and sign it. The classification level of F in the student's record.

Syllabus of lectures:

First week: Basic concepts: growth and cell adaptation. Intracellular transport and disorders

cell death, aging. Tumors, pathophysiology of cancer immune system, infection and defense, inflammation, and body temperature

Second Week: Blood and blood forming organs

Transfusion of blood and blood products, transplantation of bone marrow

Third Week: The pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system I

4th Week Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular System II

5th Week: Pathophysiology Respiratory System I

6th Week: Pathophysiology Respiratory System I

7th Week: Pathophysiology of uropoetic ABR, water and salt management

8th Week: Pathophysiology of digestive system

9th Week: Pathophysiology of liver and biliary tract

10th Week: Pathophysiology of the endocrine system

11th Week: Pathophysiology of central nervous system

12th Week: Pathophysiology of vegetative nervous system

13th Week: The pathophysiology of peripheral nervous system - afferent eferentního, neuromuscular transmission

14th Week: The pathophysiology of skeletal muscle

Note - the sequence of lectures may change

Syllabus of tutorials:


Study Objective:

The goal is to give students a systematic overview of the foundations of pathological physiology and general pathogenetic mechanisms and aspects affecting specific organs and organ systems, and allow an understanding of existing relationships in the formation and development of pathological processes.

Study materials:

[1]FÖLSCH U.R. et al.: Patologická fyziologie, Grada 2003

[2]SILBERNAGL, S, LANG, F.:Atlas patofyziologie člověka

[3]NEČAS, K.: Patologická fyziologie , Karolinum 2006

Further information:
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