Learning outcomes of the course unit
The Course of Otolaryngology III is part of the integrated course Special Semeiotic and aims to enable the student to know and understand the essential elements of the etiology, pathogenesis, symtomatology of the main non-inflammatory diseases of the hearing. In particular, the student must acquire the ability to use knowledge and understanding in the use of different audiometric methods in order to provide a correct diagnostic instruments.
Course contents summary
The course aims to address the most important issues in the field of otological diseases not inflammatory. The topics are addressed to the basic elements of etiology, pathogenesis, symtomatology,, audiological diagnosis, with hints of medical and surgical therapy. In particular, they are treated for the following diseases: otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, Presbycusis, deafness due to noise, deafness and metabolic disorders, deafness and vascular disease, sudden deafness, Cupulocanalolitiasi, vestibular Neuronite.
Otosclerosis, Meniere's disease, Presbycusis, deafness due to noise, deafness and metabolic disorders, deafness and vascular disease, sudden deafness, Cupulocanalolitiasi, Neuronite vestibular
Roberto Albera, Giovanni Rossi: OTORINOLARINGOIATRIA III Edizione - Edizioni Minerva Medica.
Oral lesson. The course program is carried out by means of the slide show and short films, in order to achieve greater student participation. The last few minutes of the lesson is devoted to the discussion, in order to clarify and supplement the subject matter.
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam. In the verification phase, the student must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the basic elements of the main non-inflammatory disorders of the auditory and above all have the knowledge and understanding to formulate a precise plan instrumental diagnostic audiology.