Learning outcomes of the course unit
The subject is aimed at teaching knowledge and understanding of the basics of surgery.
The student will also learn to apply the acquired knowledge and understanding in an in deep evaluation of surgical problems.
All of the courses provided for by the teaching regulations
Course contents summary
Immobilization of surgical patient. Injection. Centesis. Cateterism.
Bandage. The surgical room. Principles of asepsis and antisepsis and
antibiotic role. Surgical planning. Surgical theatre. Preparation of the
surgeon. Dieresis and synthesis of soft tissues. Suture materials, knots
and sutures. Osteosynthesis: internal fixation (nail, screws, plates,
cerclage), external fixation. Wound treatment. Drains. Reconstructive
Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Masson Editore
Practical activities designed to develop the knowledge gained during
the theory lectures.
Assessment methods and criteria
Multiple choice question at the end of the course and oral examination