Week 6 August 2012

Morning

Next week will be one tut on muscle relaxants with dr Sheldon after the combined
Meeting on Wednesday.

I will do the the tut on neurotransmitters and the autonomic nervous system the following week.

Questions for this week…

Physiology:

1. Discuss the regulation of rate of breathing.
2. Discuss the control of the muscle tone in the bronchus.

Physics

1. Discuss using physical principles and equations why wheezes are audible. 🙂

Pharm

1. Which drugs are used as bronchodilators and describe their mechanisms
2. Why is atropine not used in bronchospasm although it is a bronchodilator?
3. what is the role of corticosteroids in bronchospasm.

Good luck to those studying… And thank you to those who submitted answers for the immunology question.

Regards

David

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