Achieve the fundamental knowledge on the physiology of the CNS and its ability to recognize clinically relevant signs and symptoms of the most important and common neurological diseases.
Histological and anatomical bases of the nervous system.
Course unit content
Headaches (migraine headaches, cluster headache, trigeminal neuralgia, post-herpetic pain)
Epilepsy and status epilepticus (causes and therapies).
Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism.
Cranial nerves and related diseases.
Cerebral cerebral vasculopathies. (stroke): etiology, risk factors, and specific treatments.
Pathologies of the I and II motoneurone (pyramidal syndrome).
Neuro-muscular plaque and peripheral nerve pathologies.
Elements of neurotraumatology.
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Neurologia - XII edition - Cambier J et al. 2012.
Frontal lessons with clinical examples and continuous references to situations related to real life.
Assessment methods and criteria
Interaction with students during the lessons and final oral examination of the study program