3.0 / Upper
Based on material typically presented in a one-semester course in pathophysiology. Measures understanding of the physiological mechanisms altered by disease in the living organism. Primarily focuses on the altered health states of adults and includes clinical presentation, signs and symptoms, appropriate diagnostic studies, and global concepts of treatment. Assumes a familiarity with normal anatomy and physiology and microbiology. A familiarity with concepts of biochemistry and immunology is suggested. (Multiple-choice examination.)
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