Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics

Medical sciences 1st - MEDICINA INTERNA

Course code
4S02657
Name of lecturer
Lucia De Franceschi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LEZIONI 1° SEMESTRE dal Oct 2, 2017 al Dec 21, 2017.

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Lesson timetable

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Learning outcomes

The present course has been designed to generate knowledge on pathophysiology, clinical presentation and treatments of diseases related to Internal Medicine practice. Focused discussion on disorders with clinical presentation involving mouth, neck/ head is part of the lessons with the main aim to transfer these knowledge to clinical making decision process and to patient approach.

Syllabus

The course is aimed to discuss and generate knowledge on internal medicine diseases, focusing on those with clinical manifestations involving mouth, neck/head. Pathophysiology, clinical presentation and complications of internal medicine disorders is part of the course.

The program of the course is divided into the following sections:
1. Collection of patient history and clinical evaluation;
2. General concepts of laboratory in internal medicine disorders;
3. Hematology. Anemias, disorders of coagulation and thrombocytopenias, main and most common myeloproliferative disorders, lymphomas, bone marrow transplantation (acute and chronic complication such as GVDH);
4. Cardiology. Ischemic cardiomyopathy and acute heart infarction, left heart failure;
5. Shock
6. Endocarditis and valve heart diseases;
7. Hypertension
8. Pneumology. Pneumonias, pulmonary thromboembolism, COPD, acute and chronic bronchitis;
9. Nephrology: acute and chronic kidney disease;
10. Endocrinology. Diabetes, thyropathies (hyper/hypo); parathyroid diseases; adrenal gland diseases (i.e.: hyperaldosternism);
11. Reumathology. Main rheumatologic disease with complications involving mouth: RA, LES, Syogren S, Systemic sclerosis, Bechet disease, vasculitis;
12. Gastroenterology. (i) Main disorders of the esophagus, stomach in particular acute/chronic gastritis, HPP infection and related complications; (ii) malabsorption and coeliac disease; (iii) chronic bowel inflammatory diseases; (iv) hepatic cirrhosis;
13. Principles of infectious diseases important in dental care. HBV-HCV hepatitis, AIDS, herpes virus and tuberculosis.

Interactive discussion of clinical cases related to daily practice is part of the course, generally closing the different subsections of the course.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Garibotto - Pontremoli - Biancone - AAVV Manuale di nefrologia (Edizione 2) Minerva Medica 2017 9788877118868
C. Rugarli Medicina Interna Sistematica MASSON 2016

Assessment methods and criteria

Multichoice test and oral examination.

Text: Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine- online at the University library- E Meneghetti

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2017/2018






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