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CODE 67388
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/10
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

Within the integrated teaching course of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases, the specific part concerning pulmonology will cover the clinical and scientific aspects of the more frequent respiratory diseases, this including the diagnostic and therapeutic aspects

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Knowledge: pathopysiological and clinical bases of the main respiratory diseases.

Practical: clinical examination and basic diagnostic maneuvers (e.g. spirometry, arterial blood gas analysis, saturimetry, venipuncture, skin prick test, interpretation of chest X ray and CT scan)

TEACHING METHODS

Lessons: 14 hrs

Practical teaching: 2 wks

Seminars: 8 hrs      

Case discussion: 10 hrs

Attendance: mandatory

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Overview on the anatomy and physiology of respiratory system

Measurement of pulmonary function

Diagnostica and lab techniques

Pneumonia

TB

Asthma and COPD

Pulmonary embolism and right cardiac failure

Malignancies of lung and pleura

Pulmonary nodules

Pneumothorax

Pleural effusion

Interstitial lung diseases

Respiratory failure, oxygen therapy, ventilation

Respiratory sleep diseases

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Essential textbook. Elementi di malattie dell’apparato respiratorio

(Passalacqua G et al, online)

Teaching slides (available online and on direct demand).

Adjuncts/updates: - Trattato di malattie respiratorie (Fabbri LM e Marsico S edts. Edises 2016) – Malattie del torace (Fraser et al, Masson 2006) – Trattato di Allergologia e Immunologia Clinica (Passalacqua et al, Pacini Ed, 2017)

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIORGIO GHIGLIOTTI (President)

GIOVANNI PASSALACQUA (President)

ITALO PORTO (President)

PIETRO AMERI

DIEGO BAGNASCO

MANRICO BALBI

MARCO CANEPA

LUCA MASTRACCI

ANNA MARIA RICCIO

GIAN MARCO ROSA

ROCCO VERGALLO

FULVIO BRAIDO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam

Direct feedback/assessment during clinical practice training

ASSESSMENT METHODS

The evaluation of the skills in the specific matter of teaching will be evaluated with the oral final exam. A minimum of 18/30 is required to be certified.

The candidate should be able to describe the essentials of the main respiratory diseases and of the basic diagnostic procedures (SEE SECTION 2).

Those latter aspects will be directly verified during the clinical practice training. These include:

Knowledge: pathopysiological and clinical bases of the main respiratory diseases.

Practical: clinical examination and basic diagnostic maneuvers (e.g. spirometry, arterial blood gas analysis, saturimetry, venipuncture, skin prick test, interpretation of chest X ray and CT scan).

It is required, for the final exam, that the student is able to discuss properly (also in term of medical language) his/her competence both in description and in practice.

FURTHER INFORMATION

All sudents/trainees, independent of their academic status are invited to directly contact the personnel of Clinica di Malattie Respiratorie e Allergologia, Policlinico Ospedale San Martino, Pad. Maragliano, Lato levante I piano 0105553540 (preferably  08.30- 17.00) or to contact  by mail passalacqua@unige.it