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Description:

A case study designed for undergraduate biology majors enrolled in a two semester A&P course on an aspect of respiratory physiology. The case study on Obstructive Sleep Apnea is intended to stimulate critical thinking on the part of the students and to assist students in understanding the role of the chemoreceptors and their influence on the respiratory center in the medulla oblongata.

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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Critical analysis/critical thinking,NSDL,Respiratory physiology,Inquiry-based learning,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110722031427372T,Case-based/case study approach,Cooperative/small-group learning,Respiratory control,Medulla,Performance-based assessment,Breathing,Essay tests,Portfolios,Class/group discussion,Pathophysiology,Pulmonary gas exchange,Airway,Group testing,Oxygen consumption,Physiology,Partial pressure,Upper respiratory tract,Respiration,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Life Science,Nose,Chemistry,Physics,Student-centered instruction,Open book tests,Cognitive tests,Carbon dioxide,Abnormal,Rubrics,Peer evaluation,Brain,Sleep,Education

    Language:

    English

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