Postgraduate Specialisation in Paediatrics

Pediatria generale e specialistica 4 - DIDATTICA FRONTALE

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Name of lecturers
Franco Antoniazzi, Alessandro Bodini, Simone Cesaro, Rossella Gaudino, Mauro Krampera, Claudio Maffeis, Bruno Magnan, Davide Melisi, Giorgio Piacentini, Angelo Pietrobelli, Nicola Smania, Marco Zaffanello
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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.

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

Assessment methods and criteria


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