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CODE 67195
ACADEMIC YEAR 2023/2024
CREDITS
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR MED/11
LANGUAGE Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
  • GENOVA
SEMESTER 2° Semester
MODULES Questo insegnamento è un modulo di:
TEACHING MATERIALS AULAWEB

OVERVIEW

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.

TEACHING METHODS

The course is made of 10-hour lessons either in presence or thorough web

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Atherosclerosis and ischemic heart disease. Arterial hypertension. Acute myocardial infarction. Arrhythmias. Valve diseases. Heart failure. Cardiomyopathies.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Cardiovascular chapter of main internal medicine book

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

GIUSEPPE MURDACA (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

Class schedule

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EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

Oral exam with questions related to the topics discussed during lessons and with discussion of possible clinical scenarios

ASSESSMENT METHODS

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.

FURTHER INFORMATION

During the course, students will be provided with material specifically focused on the manegement of cardiovascular patients durng dental procedures