RC 131 Cardiopulmonary Diagnostics* (3 Hours)
This course is a detailed review of the procedures, equipment, interpretation and analysis used in the diagnosis of cardiopulmonary disease. Diagnostic procedures will include: non-invasive oxygen and carbon dioxide measurements, arterial blood gas analysis, pulmonary function testing, thoracic imaging studies, clinical laboratory data, the electrocardiogram, bronchoscopy, thoracentesis, cardiopulmonary exercise studies and sleep studies. 2 hrs. lecture and 1.25 hrs. lab/wk.
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