Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

General and Specialistic Pediatrics 1 - DIDATTICA FRONTALE (2017/2018)

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Pediatria - Antoniazzi 2 not yet allocated Franco Antoniazzi
Pediatria - Maffeis 1 not yet allocated Claudio Maffeis
Pediatria - Piacentini 1 not yet allocated Giorgio Piacentini
Pediatria - Pietrobelli 1 not yet allocated Angelo Pietrobelli
Pediatria - Bordugo 1 not yet allocated Andrea Bordugo
Pediatria - Brugnara 1 not yet allocated Milena Brugnara

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Learning outcomes

Clinical approach to the infant and the child of the second and third childhood, with particular regard to body composition, nutritional needs and nutrients. Main problems related to nutrition, obesity, diabetes. Diagnostic criteria, differential diagnosis, therapy, prevention.


Composizione corporea del bambino dalla nascita all'età adulta. Fabbisogni energetici nelle diverse età della vita. Fabbisogni dei nutrienti e loro metabolismo. Patologie legate alla nutrizione. Obesità. Diabete.

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Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Pediatria - Antoniazzi Marcadante K.J, Kliegman R.M. et al. Nelson Essential of Pediatrics (Edizione 18) Elsevier 2015

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