GENERAL AND PLASTIC SURGERY
cod. 1006796

Academic year 2022/23
3° year of course - First semester
Professor
Renato COSTI
Academic discipline
Chirurgia generale (MED/18)
Field
Scienze interdisciplinari e cliniche
Type of training activity
Characterising
14 hours
of face-to-face activities
2 credits
hub: -
course unit
in ITALIAN

Integrated course unit module: CARDIOLOGIC AND POST SURGERY REHABILITATION

Learning objectives

The course has the objective to allow the student knowing and understanding the essentials of recognition and management of surgical issues before and after the surgical intervention, with particular reference to the problems related to the rehabilitation and to the physiotherapy, also to the purpose to allow the student to mature the ability to use the knowledge and the understanding acquired in to plan the treatment most suitable to the surgical patient with respect of his specific issues.

Prerequisites

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Course unit content

1. The surgical patient
- essentials of homeostasis and mechanisms of response to the stress
- physiopathoogic mechanism and clinical meaning of the symptom pain
- the principals pictures of surgical interest in emergency: the acute abdomen, the acute peritonitis, the intestinal obstruction
- principles of general surgery (high, medium, low complexity surgery)

2. The surgical wound
- types of wound
- mechanisms of healing
- management

3. Management of the surgical patient
- antibiotic prophylaxis
- tromboembolic prophylaxis
- bowel preparation
- naso-gastric tube positioning
- bladder catheter positioning
- central venous catheter
- drains in abdominal surgery

Full programme

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Bibliography

Slides and notes will be delivered at the end of the course.
For further study:
L.Okolicsanyi, A.Peracchia, L.Roncoroni: “Malattie dell’apparato gastrointestinale” (4a Edizione), McGraw-Hill, Milano, Italia ; 2008.

Teaching methods

Classroom lectures implying the use of multimedial methods and discussion.

Assessment methods and criteria

Methods of evaluation
The evaluation of the achievement of course’s objectives is an oral examination.
Answering questions concerning the contents of the course, it will be verified if the student has reached an adequate knowledge and understanding. Answering questions concerning the recognition of the principal clinical picture of surgical interest and the planning of a program fit for a specific surgical patient, it will be verified if the student has reached the objective to apply the acquired knowledge.

Other information

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