cod. 06881

Academic year 2016/17
5° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Medicina interna (MED/09)
Emergenze medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
7 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
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Integrated course unit module: EMERGENCY AND FIRST-AID MEDICINE

Learning objectives

The student will learn the main aspects of differential diagnosis and therapy of the major electrolyte and acid-base disorders, as well as of the hypertensive emergencies, on the basis of the pathophysiology principles


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Course unit content

The topics include acid-base and electrolyte derangements with characteristics of Emergency (Hyperkalemia, hyponatremia, hypernatremia, metabolic acidosis, ketoacidosis, lactic acidosis, diabetic hyperglycemic hyperosmolar sindromes), as well as hypertensive emergencies

Full programme

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Halperin, Kamel, Goldstein. Fluid, electrolyte and acid-base physiology. A problem based approach. Saunders Elsevier. fourth ed.2010

Teaching methods

formal lessons with clinical cases

Assessment methods and criteria

oral examination

Other information

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