Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene (Verona)

Dentistry and Children's Dental - Oral & Health Care - PEDIATRIA

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Name of lecturer
Claudio Maffeis
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Lezioni 1 Anno1 semestre CLID VR dal Oct 5, 2020 al Dec 4, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

The aim of the course is to give students the basics of knowledge of the growth physiology of newborns, infants, children and adolescents, with particular attention to the characteristics of greatest interest for dentistry, illustrating the most common childhood diseases. Furthermore, the treatment principles and emergencies regarding the most common diseases in the developmental age will be discussed.


Generality on the developmental age
Psychological approach to the child and adolescent
Anamnesis and physical examination in pediatrics
Accrescimento and development
Feeding of the suckling infant, divaster, child, adolescent.
The most common infectious diseases, endocrinometaboliche, of the digestive tract, of the cardiocirculatory apparatus.
Overview of pediatric medical therapy

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Castello M.A. , Duse M. Manuale di Pediatria (Edizione 1) Piccin Nuova Libraria SpA, Padova 2015 9788829923342

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