Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Medical clinic, gerontology and medical treatment - MEDICINA GENERALE, MEDICINA INTERNA E GERIATRIA

Course code
4S01141
Name of lecturers
Luca Giuseppe Dalle Carbonare, Lidia Del Piccolo, Cristiano Fava, Nicola Martinelli, Pietro Minuz, Mauro Zamboni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
5
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2° semestre - 6° anno dal Jan 29, 2018 al Apr 27, 2018.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

Learning Outcomes (knowledge and skills acquired)
The teaching aims to analyze some physiopathologic , clinical and helpful aspects related to priority health problems, selected for their epidemiological and exemplarity importance, in a clinical instability’s situation and in a chronic disease/disability. It considers the changes due to people’s ageing and to the chronic-degenerative disease’s problems increasing. The approach focuses on management and identification of existing and possible problems’, considering various helpful contests and self-care abilities’ promotion and development.
In particular, at the end of the course, the student must be able to learn physiopatology and therapies of the main geriatric syndromes

Syllabus

Hypertesnion and Hypotension
Heart Failure
Malnutrition
Enteral nutrition
Diabetes in the elderly
Dehydration
Syncope
Obesity
Iponatremia
Sepsis
Endocarditis

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Ottavio Bosello, Mauro Zamboni Manuale di Gerontologia e Geriatria (Edizione 1) 978-88-299-2094-5 2011
Alan J. Sinclair - John E. Morley and Bruno Vellas PATHY'S PRINCIPLES AND PRATICE OF GERIATRIC MEDICINE (Edizione 1) Wiley-Blackwell 2012
Senin Paziente anziano e paziente geriatrico EdiSes, Napoli, ultima ed.  

Assessment methods and criteria

The exam consists of a-multiple choice written test on topics of medical treatment described during the cycle of lectures followed by an oral examination focused on: 1) critical evaluation of the results of the written test; 2) discussion of a clinical case chosen from several structured clinical cases available to teachers.

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