Students will be provided by the basic notions of neurological semeiotics, the main neurological diseases and the updated therapies.
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Course unit content
Semeiology motor and sensory system. Cranial nerves. Changes in consciousness and alertness. Sleep medicine. Infectious and inflammatory pathologies of the CNS Vertigo. Cerebro-vascular pathologies. Brain tumors. Pathologies of the PNS, neuromuscular plaque and myopathies. ALS. Spinal cord pathologies. Primary and secondary headaches. Parkinson's disease. Dementias. Epilepsies
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Admas and Victor's Principles of Neurology. McGraw Hill 2023. 12th edition.
The lessons will have an interactive relation with the students also based on the presentation of real-life clinical cases. Systematic reviews and meta-analyses of the various topics covered will be presented.
Assessment methods and criteria
A continuous dialogue with students, Checks in progress. Final evaluation.