Learning outcomes of the course unit
understand and interpret the clinical significance of laboratory tests
fundamentals of biochemistry and general pathology
Course contents summary
Techniques for sampling and storage of blood and biological materials.
Composition of the blood.
Main routine tests and their usefulness: complete blood count, erythrocyte sedimentation rate, blood glucose, glycated hemoglobin, liver and kidney function, electrolytes, lipid profile, coagulation, urinalysis.
Markers of myocardial damage.
Monitoring of the diabetic patien
L.Triolo: Medicine for health professionals. Ed Piccin. latest edition
lectures and interactive teaching
Assessment methods and criteria