HISTORY OF MEDICINE III
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The historical perspective in medicine:
Application to examples of diseases or treatments.
Course contents summary
- The scientific revolution of medicine: the 19th century
- A main character: Rudolf Virchow
- The 20th century: the molecular medicine, the impact of globalization, the rise and downfall of the universalistic systems
- From the "dream" to the "tiramny" of health
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
Short PowerPoint presentation (10-15 slides). English preferred.
The subject must be pertinent and is chosen by the student.
Parameters of evaluation (30/30): - Scientific soundness (1-8)
- Terminology (1-6)
- Originality (1-3)
- Bibliography (1-5)
- Language (1-4)
- Graphical quality (1-4)