cod. 14374

Academic year 2012/13
1° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Igiene generale e applicata (MED/42)
Scienze propedeutiche
Type of training activity
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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Integrated course unit module: OBSTETRICS AND GENERAL HYGIENE

Learning objectives

Students must acquire acquaintances of epidemiology and prophylaxis of infectious diseases.Moreover the student must acquire knowledge of the possible related risks infection for partorient woman and of the possible prevention


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Course unit content

Fundamental concepts of prevention of infectious diseases. Measures and strategies of prevention. The levels of preventive intervention; chemoprophylaxis and immunoprophylaxis of infectious diseases.

Full programme

Concept health
Definition and within of application
General epidemiology of infectious disease
Origin of infections,ways of transmission .
Factors favoring the appearance of infections.
Ways of appearance of infections in the population.
Preventive Medicine
Purposes and the methods of the prevention
Prevention of infections
Discovery and inactivation of infection sources, interruption of transmission chains; increase of resistance to infections
General principles of prevention of not infectious disease
Tertiary, secondary, primary prevention
Prevention blood transmissible infections
Prevention of infections during pregnancy
Hospital infections
Hygiene of environment
Water quality: possible ways of pollution; purification methods
Education to health and sanitary organization


Igiene.Barbuti et altri
Edit. Monduzzi-III Edizione(2011)

Teaching methods


Assessment methods and criteria

oral examen

Other information

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