Bachelor's degree in Environmental and Workplace Accident Prevention Techniques (Trento)

Biomedical sciences and action of risk factors - FISIOPATOLOGIA

Course code
4S000469
Name of lecturer
Daniele Longo
Number of ECTS credits allocated
2
Academic sector
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
TRENTO
Period
TPALL 1° ANNO 1° SEMESTRE dal Oct 1, 2019 al Dec 20, 2019.

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Learning outcomes

This Physiopathology unit is offered within the 1st year curriculum. Its aims are: i) to introduce students to basic medical physiology, ii) to teach physiopathology principles proceeding by organs and/or apparatuses

Syllabus

This Physiopathology unit is offered within the 1st year curriculum. Its aims are: i) to introduce students to basic medical physiology, ii) to teach physiopathology principles proceeding by organs and/or apparatuses
Syllabus
Physiopathology of the vascular system (embolic thrombus injury and hemorrhagic lesions)
Heart physiopathology (ischemic alterations, electrical conduction disturbances, causes and clinical signs of heart failure
Homeostasis; physiopathology of simple and double disturbances in basic/acid balance
Kidney physiopathology (in particular acute and chronic kidney failure)
Hypertension: causes, classification, cardiovascular risk stratification, prognostic
Physiopathology of glycemic changes, main causes and clinical manifestations of diabetes mellitus
Physiopathology of the digestive system (in particular cirrhosis of the liver: causes and prognostic significance of its complications
Physiopathology of the lungs (in particular respiratory failure)
Physiopathology of the haemopoiesis process (erythropoiesis in particular)
Physiopathology of neoplastic lesions; role of toxic


Suggested textbooks
- Elementi di fisiopatologia generale di G.M. Pontieri, IV Edizione, Piccin, 2018
- Fisiopatologia ed elementi di patologia generale di K. McCance et al., Edra, 2016.

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
G. M. Pontieri Elementi di Fisiopatologia Generale Piccin-Nuova Libraria 2018 8829929085
Kathryn L. McCance, Sue E. Huether Fisiopatologia ed elementi di patologia generale (Edizione 7) Edra 2016 978-88-214-4143-1
Vinay Kumar, Abul K. Abbas, J. C. Aster Robbins. Fondamenti di patologia e di fisiopatologia Edra 2013 8821437086

Assessment methods and criteria

Written test consisting in multiple choice quizzes and open questions. Additional oral examination to be arranged with the academic staff.





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