Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

General and specialistic paediatrics - DIDATTICA FRONTALE (2017/2018)

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Teaching is organised as follows:
Activity Credits Period Academic staff
Pediatria - Antoniazzi 1 not yet allocated Franco Antoniazzi
Pediatria - Maffeis 3 not yet allocated Claudio Maffeis
Pediatria - Piacentini 4 not yet allocated Giorgio Piacentini

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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 - Antoniazzi Marcadante K.J, Kliegman R.M. et al. Nelson Essential of Pediatrics (Edizione 18) Elsevier 2015

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