Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

General and Specialistic Pediatrics 3 - DIDATTICA FRONTALE (2017/2018)

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Pediatria - Biban 6 not yet allocated Paolo Biban
Pediatria - Gaudino 2 not yet allocated Rossella Gaudino
Pediatria - Maffeis 1 not yet allocated Claudio Maffeis
Pediatria - Zaffanello 2 not yet allocated Marco Zaffanello
Pediatria - Pietrobelli 1 not yet allocated Angelo Pietrobelli

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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.


Body composition of the child from birth to adulthood. Energy needs in the different ages of life. Nutrient requirements and their metabolism. Diseases related to nutrition. Obesity. Diabetes.

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Reference books
Activity Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Pediatria - Zaffanello Leila Kheirandish-Gozal (Editor), David Gozal (Editor) Sleep Disordered Breathing in Children: A Comprehensive Clinical Guide to Evaluation and Treatment (Respiratory Medicine) Humana Press 2012

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