Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Verona)

PHYSIOTHERAPY IN NEUROLOGICAL DYSFUNCTIONS - NEUROTRAUMATOLOGIA E NEUROIMAGING

Course code
4S007309
Name of lecturer
Francesco Sala
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/27 - NEUROSURGERY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
FISIO VR 2A1S dal Oct 1, 2019 al Nov 15, 2019.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The course is aimed to provide the students with the clinical knowledge and treatment principles related to the main neurosurgical diseases relevant from a rehabilitation perspective.
Topics and final examination will focus on: brain and spinal cord injury, hemorrhagic stroke, tumors in eloquent brain and brainstem areas, spinal cord tumors, spina bifida.

Syllabus

Head trauma (physiopathology of intracranial hypertension, Glasgow Coma Scale, Glasgow Outcome Scale, extradural and subdural hematoma)
Spinal trauma (physiopathology of spinal cord injury, spinal shock, ASIA scale, incomplete spinal cord syndromes)
Brain hemorrhage
Intracranial, brainstem and intramedullary tumors
Spinal dysraphisms

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Lumenta, Di Rocco, Haase, Mooij Neurosurgery (Edizione 1) Springer Verlag; 1 edizione (30 aprile 2009) 2009 ISBN 978-3-540-79565-0

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam will be through multiple choice written test. Questions will mainly address the topics of the frontal lessons.
The marks of Neurotraumatology and Imaging will integrate the marks of the Neurology Exam.





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