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NEUROLOGY

CODE 67049
ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022
CREDITS
  • 2 cfu during the 2nd year of 9297 TECNICHE ORTOPEDICHE(L/SNT3) - GENOVA
  • SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/26
    LANGUAGE Italian
    TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
  • SEMESTER 2° Semester
    MODULES This unit is a module of:
    TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

    AIMS AND CONTENT

    AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Attendance and active participation in the proposed training activities (frontal lessons and outpatient activities) and individual study
    will allow the student to:

    - describe and classify the main neurological diseases describing their symptoms

    - recognize motor and cognitive aspects of the main neurological pathologies, with particular reference to the presentation and clinical course of the strength deficit, the appearance of spasticity, muscle-tendon retractions and repercussions on walking

    - recognize the syndromic pictures characterized by motor involvement following injury of the peripheral rather than central nervous system

    SYLLABUS/CONTENT

    Cerebrovascular pathology
    Dementias
    Movement disorders
    Alterations of the state of consciousness and coma
    Epilepsy and syncopes
    Headaches and neuralgia
    Motor neuron diseases
    Neuropathies with particular reference to radiculopathies and entrapment neuropathies
    Neuromuscular and muscle junction disorders
    Demyelinating syndromes
    Encephalitis and meningitis
    Traumatic pathologies of brain and spinal cord
    Neoplastic pathology of the central and peripheral nervous system

    RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

    Slides available on Aulaweb.

    "Neurologia pratica" by A. Federico et al, EdiSES (Napoli)

    "Neurologia di Fazio-Loeb" by Andrea Seitun, Società Editrice Universo (Roma)

    TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

    Exam Board

    LAURA MORI (President)

    PIETRO FIASCHI

    LINO NOBILI

    LUCIO MARINELLI (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

    LESSONS

    LESSONS START

    March 2021 as detailed in the shared calendar

    Class schedule

    All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

    EXAMS

    EXAM DESCRIPTION

    Oral exam

    ASSESSMENT METHODS

    The oral exam will allow you to evaluate whether the student acquired the notions presented in the classroom and during the individual study, within the scope of the course.

    Exam schedule

    Date Time Location Type Notes
    26/01/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
    16/02/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
    15/06/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
    13/07/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale
    14/09/2022 14:30 GENOVA Orale