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Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of death in developed countries, and their incidence and prevalence are continuously rising. A modern dentist must therefore be aware of these diseases, and gain a basic knowledge of their physiopathology, diagnosis and care. There is a high likelihood that the dentist will come across patients affected by cardiovascular diseases during his/her future practice.
AIMS AND CONTENT
AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
The student will learn about the epidemiology, physiopathology, etiology, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches of main cardiovascular diseases. A particular attetion will be given to those cardiovascular conditions that can determine important complications to dental procedures and interventions. The course aims at providing the student sufficient knowledges and skills to be able to recognize and deal with cardiovascular patients at potential risk during his/her dental practice.
The course is made of 10-hour lessons either in presence or thorough web
Atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease. Arterial hypertension. Acute myocardial infarction. Arrhythmias. Valve diseases. Heart failure. Cardiomyopathies.
Cardiovascular chapter of main internal medicine book
TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD
GIUSEPPE MURDACA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)
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Oral exam with questions related to the topics discussed during lessons and with discussion of possible clinical scenarios
The oral exam represents the methodology by which the student will demonstrate his/her adequate knowledge of the topics of the course. The student will have to obtain a grade equal or greater than 18/30.
During the course, students will be provided with material specifically focused on the manegement of cardiovascular patients durng dental procedures