Syllabus | PAPER V- PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM IN DISEASE | M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics | First Semester

SEMESTER-I
PAPER V- PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM IN DISEASE

Total-40 hrs

S.No.

 

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

 

DOMAIN

 

TEACHING HOURS

Module1

  1. Altered cellular and tissue biology-Cell: The basic unit of life, structure of the cell.
  2. Cell cycle-how cells join together, body systems,Tissue and their functions
  3. physiology of growth and developmentFluid and electrolyte, acids and bases
  4. Immunity(the immune system),Non-specific and specific defence mechanism.,Innate and specific acquired immunity.
  5. Inflammation            Hypersensitivity, infection and Immunodeficiency
  6. Stress and Disease
Must Know
Basic concepts of physiology and metabolism of Adaptation. Cell, tissue and body systems, physiology &functions,Immune system and immunity.
Desirable to Know
Inflammation, infection hypersensitivity, Immunodeficiency, Stress and Disease

6

Module2

Unit 1. Biology of Cancer
Unit 2. Tumor spread
Must Know
Cellular Proliferation and Cancer.

4

Module3

  1. Hormones, mechanisms of hormone regulation, Alteration of hormonal regulation
  2. Endocrine glands
  3. Hypo and Hyper functions of Pituitary,
  4.  Adrenal  cortex and medulla,
  5. Hypo and Hyperthyroidism
  6. Type I, Type II and other types of Diabetes
Must Know
Endocrine System, hormones, regulatory mechanism of hormones and associated disorders.
Desirable to Know
Physiology and morphology of endocrine glands.

6

Module4

 

  1. Blood and blood composition(the plasma and blood cells
  2. Erythropoiesis and its regulation
  3. Blood groups(ABO Blood grouping system and Rh Blood system.Haemostasis.
  4. Anaemia’s and clinical manifestations,
  5. Thalasemia, Sickle cell anaemia
Must Know
Erythropoiesis and its regulation,alterations of Hematologic functions. in disease conditions. Clinical manifestation of anemia,sickle cell anemia and thalsemia.
Desirable to Know
Blood composition, blood groups and Rh factor.

3

Module5

  1. Design of Cardiovascular system.,Heart: the pump, Blood vessels: the pipelines.
  2. Control of our heart through nerves, Control of our blood vessels through nerves.
  3. Alteration of cardiovascular functions, atherosclerosis, Thrombus, embolus, Dysrhythmias,  Myocardial ischemia, Myocardial infarction, Heart failure, Stroke
  4. Hypertension(factors affecting blood pressure)
  5. Dyslipidemias   Alterations of pulmonary function- signs and symptoms of pulmonary disease, Asthma and cystic fibrosis.
Must Know
Physiology of cardiovascular, pulmonary and lymphatic system and alteration of in diseases conditions.
Desirable to Know
Anatomy of cardiovascular system.

8

Module6

Organs of the urinary system.
Kidney: Structure and functions
Gross and microscopic structure of kidney and nephron.
Functions of kidney(counter current mechanism)
Ureters
The Urinary Bladder
The Urethra
Constituents and examination of urine
Renal Function Test,Dialysis
Alteration of renal and urinary tract function
Urinary tract obstruction, kidney stones.
Cystic pyelonephritis, glomerulonephritis, nephrotic syndrome, renal failure
Must Know
Physiology ofrenal/urinary system,
Functional test, alteration functions and various related diseases.
Desirable to Know
Anatomy & pathophysiology of renal and urinary system.Absorption,utilization of carbohydrates, proteins  & fats

4

Module7
  1. Mouth, Salivary Glands, Pharynx
  2. Oesophagus, Stomach, Pancreas
  3. The Liver and Biliary System
  4. The Small and Large Intestine
  5. Absorption and utilization of carbohydrates, proteins and fats
  6. Manifestations of gastrointestinal dysfunction,
  7. Acute and chronic gastritis, Ulcers
  8. Malabsorption syndrome
  9. Pancreatic insufficiency and Pancreatitis

Liver dysfunction, Hepatitis, Cirrhosis,  Cholelithiasis,Ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease

Must Know
Physiology of GIT, Liver and Biliary System and its various diseases/metabolic syndrome.
Desirable to know
Anatomy,pathphysiology of the GIT/Bilary system.

5

Module 8
  1. Musculoskeletal system- Pathophysiology and biochemistry of  of Osteoporosis,  Osteomalacia and Osteoarthritis

Must Know

2

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