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INTERNAL MEDICINE

CODE 68430
ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/2021
CREDITS 1 credit during the 1st year of 9291 Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/09
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION GENOVA (Cardiocirculatory and Cardiovascular Perfusion techniques)
SEMESTER 1° Semester
MODULES This unit is a module of:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

A patient presents to the ER because of thoracic pain and shortness of breath: which clinical conditions should be considered in making a preliminary diagnosis? Which test are more appropriate and which are not? Which treatment should be established pending definitive diagnosis?

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

To know and understand main clinical conditions responsible of acute thoracic and abdominal pain.

Apply these knowledge to make a preliminary diagnostic hypothesys and to order further lab tests.

Acquire awareness about short and medium term risk related to  the above mentioned clinical presentations.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is organized on a total of 15 hours, 10 hours of traditional lectures and 5 hours of interactive practical group work on real life clinical scenarios

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

 

 

  1. Chest pain (differential diagnosis  between acute ischemic heart disease and pulmunary embolism)
  2. Acute abdominal pain
  3. Acute kidney injury and acute kidney failure
  4. Acute gastro-intestinal bleeding

 

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Teacher’s own notes

Main Internal and emergency medicine textbooks

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

ROBERTO PONTREMOLI (President)

ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO

LUCA MONTAGNANI

RENATO SCORDAMAGLIA

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

The course is organized on a total of 15 hours, 10 hours of traditional lectures and 5 hours of interactive practical group work on real life clinical scenarios

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Written examination (multiple choice questions)

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The final exame is the only tool of evaluation (MCQs).

In order to pass test each student willl have to get a mark not inferior to 18/30

He/she also will be requested to know the following topics:

  1. Chest pain (differential diagnosis  between acute ischemic heart disease and pulmunary embolism)
  2. Acute abdominal pain
  3. Acute kidney injury and acute kidney failure
  4. Acute gastro-intestinal bleeding
  • The student will be requested to discuss diagnostic & therapeutic options for the above mentioned clinical conditions.

Top grade of  30/30 (eventually with laude) will be awarded in case of excellent knowledge/skills on the above mentioned topics.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Teacher’s email:  roberto.pontremoli@unige.it