Total Lecture: 200 Hrs
Exam time: 3 Hrs.
Total marks: 200
Oral/ Practical: 50
Cell Introduction: Outline of basic concepts of cell structure, functions of components and transport across membranes.
Skin: Functions, blood flow and temperature regulation.
Blood and Lymph: Cell renewal system, hemoglobin, erythrocyte granulocyte, lymphocyte, coagulation, regulation of hydrogen within concentration of body fluids, fluid distribution and exchange.
Physiology of the systems of the body:
Digestion: Control of food and water intake and secretion and absorption movements of the alimentary canal.
Circulation: Cardio-vascular system, mechanical and Electro-physiological activity of the heart, regulation of heart, coronary circulation, haemodynamics, circulation through brain, skin and skeletal muscle.
Exertion: Renal functions including formation of Urine & Micturition.
Respiration: Respiratory gases, pulmonary function & gas exchange, control and mechanics of breathing, respiratory adjustments in health & disease (hypoxia, asphyxia, dyspnoea, oxygen therapy, resuscitation etc).
Endocrine system: Outline of various hormones and their actions, pituitary gland, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands & Gonads.
General Metabolism: Carbohydrate, Protein & Fat metabolism.
Neuro – Physiology:
- Neuron: Properties and functions.
- Action potential.
- Special properties of nerve trunks and tracts.
- Motor units.
- Reflex physiology.
- Synapse and synaptic transmission.
- Supraspinal Control.
- Cerebellum and basal ganglia.
- Autonomic nervous system.
- Somatic sensation.
- Taste, Olfaction, Auditory and Vision.
- Neuro physiological psychology.
- To study the following Physiological Phenomena:
- Identification of blood cells and different counts (W.B.C. Count, R.B.C. Count, Hemoglobin percentage and colour index.)
- E.S.R. and Blood groups.
- Bleeding time and clotting time.
- Pulse rate, Heart rate and measurement of Blood Pressure.
- Respiratory rate
- Reflexes- Superficial & Deep.
- Sensations & Motor function.