OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY (B)
cod. 1002456

Academic year 2022/23
4° year of course - First semester
Professors
Academic discipline
Otorinolaringoiatria (MED/31)
Field
Clinica medico-chirurgica degli organi di senso
Type of training activity
Characterising
20 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: HEAD AND NECK DISEASES

Learning objectives

The course is part of the integrated course Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Diseases and aims to enable the student to learn and understand the fundamentals of the etiology , pathogenesis, symptomatology , diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear , nose , pharynx, larynx and hypopharynx . The student gains the ability to use knowledge and understanding in order to identify the correct diagnostic and formulate an adequate , albeit basic, therapeutic plan.

Prerequisites

Having successfully completed the pre-clinical Courses.

Course unit content

Otolaryngology (SSD MED/31 , 2 CFU ) . The course aims to address the most important issues in the field of Otolaryngology . The three major chapters of the course , " the ear, nose, larynx ," are offered sequentially. With regard to the otology , the topics are addressed to the basic elements of etiology , diagnosis and treatment of the most common diseases , in particular acute and chronic otitis , otosclerosis , Meniere's disease , tumors of the cerebello pontine angle , the childhood deafness , peripheral facial nerve paralysis . The Rhinology tackles inflammatory and neoplastic diseases of the nasal cavity , paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx . With regard to inflammatory diseases of the pharynx and larynx, the etiology , diagnosis and treatment especially in children will be discussed. Fundamental lessons on neoplastic diseases of the larynx and hypopharynx , in the various aspects of the epidemiology , predisposing factors , symptoms , diagnosis, and clinical and instrumental treatment of the primary tumor and metastases .
The course is part of the integrated course Otolaryngology of Head and Neck Diseases and aims to enable the student to learn and understand the fundamentals of the etiology , pathogenesis, symptomatology , diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the ear , nose , pharynx, larynx and hypopharynx . The student gains the ability to use knowledge and understanding in order to identify the correct diagnostic and formulate an adequate , albeit basic, therapeutic plan.

Full programme

Clinical and instrumental semiotics of the ear . Traumatic diseases and malformations . Acute and chronic otitis externa . Acute and chronic otitis media and outcomes. Complications of otomastoiditis . Otosclerosis . Meniere's disease and other labirintosis . Sudden deafness . Deafness in children. Cochlear implants . Cupulocanalolitiasis . Vestibular neuronitis . Acoustic neuroma and other tumors of the cerebellopontine angle . Temporal bone cholesteatoma. Tympanojugular paraganglioma . Peripheral paralysis of the facial nerve . - clinical and instrumental semiotics of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx . Traumatic diseases and malformations . Epistaxis. Acute and chronic nasopharyngitis and their complications . Neoplastic diseases of the nose, paranasal sinuses and nasopharynx . Adenoiditis . - Clinical and instrumental semiotic of the pharynx, larynx and hypopharynx . Tonsillitis and their complications . Obstructive adenotonsillar syndrome. Acute and chronic pharyngitis and laryngitis ,. Malformations of the larynx. Laryngeal paralysis . Tumors of the larynx. The tumors of the hypopharynx . Lymphatic drainage of the head and neck. Neck dissection. Swelling of the neck. Indications of tracheotomy . - The craniofacial pains . - Foreign bodies in ENT . - Emergencies in Otolaryngology .

Bibliography

Roberto Albera - Giovanni Rossi, Manuale di Otorinolaringoiatria III Edizione, Ed. Minerva Medica

Antonio Quaranta, Raffaele Fiorella, Manuale di Otorinolaringoiatria, Ed. Mc Graw-Hill, Libri Italia s.r.l.
Enrico de Campora - Paolo Pagnini, Otorinolaringoiatria, Elsevier

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

Oral exam . In case of the persistence of the health emergency, the exams will be conducted remotely, as follows:
remote oral questions, through the Teams platform (guide http://selma.unipr.it/).
Students with SLD / BSE must first contact Le Eli-che: support for students with disabilities, D.S.A., B.E.S. (https://sea.unipr.it/it/servizi/le-eli-che-supporto-studenti-con-disabilita-dsa-bes).
In the verification phase , the student must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic elements of the etiology , pathogenesis, symptomatology , diagnosis and treatment of ENT diseases. Faced with the simulation of a clinical situation , applying the knowledge and understanding , the student must be able to formulate a sufficient diagnostic and therapeutic plan.

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