GENERAL AND SPECIALISED PEDIATRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The student is expected to acquire and understand the means to be able to formulate the diagnosis and define treatment for the most common children’s diseases with odontostomatological features, offering a broad spectrum of specialist healthcare, appropriate and efficacious in the dental care of children, adolescents and patients with associated diseases. Particular emphasis will be placed on prevention techniques, clinical assessment and treatment of traumas.
Students must have passed all the examinations of the previous years
Course contents summary
The normal and pre-term newborn, clinical examination and physiological phenomena.
-Neonatal diseases: infections. respiratory diseases (RDS
- Nutrition: breast-feeding, weaning, children
- Allergic diseases
-Semeiotics pediatric pulmonary
-Pneumonia and bronchiolitis
-PUpper respiratory tract diseases
-Diagnosis and treatment of diabetes mellitus at onset in childhood
-Pathophysiology and clinical of major congenital heart disease
-Main chromosome abnormalities
-Gastronteritis acute, malabsorption, inflammatoriy bowel disease, - Gastroesophageal reflux -
-Glomerulonephritis and nephrosis
-Leukemia and major childhood cancers-Urinary Tract Infections
-Growth physiology and pathology (growth delay: primary and secondary growth hormone deficiency)
-Epilepsy and convulsions
-The patient with neurological damage
-Main systemic diseases that affect the oral cavity and dentition / tooth
-Use of pain medication/antibiotics in children.
Maurizio Vanelli ARGOMENTI DI PEDIATRIA
Collana Saperi, MUP Editore
Castello M, Duse
M. Manuale di Pediatria. Piccin editore.
GV Zuccotti, M. Giovannini Manuale di Pediatria,
La Pratica Clinica, Società Editrice Esculapio.
N Principi, A Rubino, A Vierucci: Pediatria generale e Specialistica, Casa
Lectures, interactive lessons and discussion of clinical cases with use of slides.
Assessment methods and criteria
Level of knowledge shall be demonstrated by oral examination, score 0-
30. Score is immediately communicated. Assiduity in attending lessons