HISTORY OF MEDICINE II
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Knowledge and understanding of an historical perspective in medicine.
Application to examples of diseases or treatments.
Course contents summary
- The "Black Death" and its consequences.
- The first half of 20th century: the "triple endemics".
- The Republic: from the "dream" to the "tiramny" of health and further.
Cosmacini-Storia della medicina e della sanita` in Italia-Laterza.
Corbellini - Breve storia delle idee di salute e malattia - Carocci
Interactive oral lessons with the support of iconographic material.
Assessment methods and criteria
Interim multiple choice test at the end of the 2nd year. 15 questions on the programs of the 1st and the 2nd year. 2 points/correct answer; -1/wrong answer/; -0.5/unanswered question. The result (if = or > 18) will be weighted to yield the final vote at the 4th year. Otherwise, the test should be repeated.