cod. 02996

Academic year 2012/13
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Otorinolaringoiatria (MED/31)
Scienze della logopedia
Type of training activity
16 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
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Integrated course unit module: PATHOLOGY AND CLINIC OF COMMUNICATION

Learning objectives

Describe and discuss the treatment of the oropharynx diseases.
Acquire knowledge of the basic clinical elements in larynx disorders.


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Course unit content

Phonatory organ: Pathophysiology

Articulatory organ: pathophysiology


Organic dysphonias

Dysfunctional dysphonias

Mixed dysphonias

Organic dyslalias

Dysfunctional dyslalias

Mixed dyslalias


Logopedia glossary Infant dysphonias Diseases of the professional and artistic voice?
The professional voice: assessment, pathophysiological mechanisms, remediation

The artistic voice: assessment, pathophysiological mechanisms, remediation

Pathology of deglutition: pedophagy and presbyphagy: clinics and remediation.

Full programme

Swelling of the neck

Acute and chronic laryngitis

Benign tumours of the larynx

Malignant tumours of the larynx

Radical surgery of the oral cavity

Functional and radical surgery of the larynx.

Pathology of the middle ear and of the internal ear

Elements of ENT anatomy and physiology.

The ENT examination and instrumental diagnostics

Surgery of the nose and of the paranasal sinuses

Surgery of the oral cavity and of the oropharynx

Surgery of the neck

Surgery of the larynx and of the hypopharynx

Tracheotomy and tracheostomy tubes

Phoniatric and deglutition rehabilitation


Segre - La comunicazione orale, normale e patologica

Teaching methods

oral lesson

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

Other information

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