Sleep and Breathing III (SLEE5020)


Aims: To understand the impact of respiratory disorders and diseases on sleep and breathing; to understand the principles of clinical management of these patients in the context of sleep medicine. Content: chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); neuromuscular disorders; restrictive lung disease; cystic fibrosis.

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~4.5 hours online lectures over 1 semester plus directed reading and independent study


1xonline quiz (20%),1x1500word essay (30%), 1xexam (50%)

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