DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY APPARATUS I (B)
cod. 1002408

Academic year 2021/22
3° year of course - Second semester
Professor
Alfredo Antonio CHETTA
Academic discipline
Malattie dell'apparato respiratorio (MED/10)
Field
Clinica delle specialità medico-chirurgiche
Type of training activity
Characterising
10 hours
of face-to-face activities
1 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: RESPIRATORY AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

Learning objectives

The student must be able to correlate the pathophysiology with clinical symptoms of the main respiratory diseases: asthma, COPD, cancer, pneumonia, tuberculosis, respiratory failure.

Prerequisites

Background knowledge in Anatomy; Histology; General Pathology; Phisiology; Biochemistry and Microbiology is required.

Course unit content

Principal aim is student's achievement in learning the concepts on the mechanisms regulating respiratory function (nervous, mechanical ventilation, diffusion and perfusion lung); signs, symptoms and clinical and functional aspects that characterize the main respiratory diseases.

Full programme

Approach to the patients with disease of respiratory system; diagnostic procedures in respiratory sistem. Asthma; chronic bronchitis; emphysema; COPD; respiratory failure; pneumonia; bronchiectasis; pulmonary fibrosis; lung tumors (benign and malignant); pleural disorders; pneumothorax. Tobacco smoke and related diseases.

Bibliography

Harrison's. Principi di Medicina Interna, Mc Graw-Hill.
D.Olivieri, E.Marangio, A.Chetta. Lezioni di Pneumologia, UNI.NOVA Parma.

Teaching methods

Lectures will be held on-site in compliance with safety standards, provided that further instructions on the ongoing health emergency are not implemented. Supporting material will be available on the specific, student-reserved platform (Elly) and will include slide presentations, audio-video aids or video-recording of the lectures.

Assessment methods and criteria

Periodic tests and conclusive oral examination.

Other information

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