Semeiotica SURGICAL - Operating Medicine - Anesthesiology
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The students must acquire knowledge and understanding about surgical semeiotic: general and particular semeiologic examination of osteo-articular and muscle , tendon-ligament apparatus, respiratory, digestive and urinary apparatus; surgical equipment, surgical techniques, local and general anesthesia -anesthetic protocols
They should be able to understand the acquired data, applying knowledge and understanding, showing professional skills and being able to make judgements. Students must show communication and learning skills.
Course contents summary
General and particular semeiologic examination.
Classification of lameness, diseases causing lameness.
Semeiologic examination of the respiratory/digestive, urinary system. Surgical equipment, surgical techniques, local and general anesthesia -anestethic protocol
Le basi patogenetiche delle malattie chirurgiche dei piccoli animali Voll.1/2
Bojrab Joseph, Giraldi Editore, 2002.
Fossum Theresa Welch: Chirurgia dei Piccoli Animali. Masson Editore.
Slatter Douglas: Chirurgia dei piccoli animali. Antonio Delfino Editore.
Aurelio Muttini: Medicina Operatoria veterinaria. Antonio Delfino Editore.
Federico Corletto: Anestesia del cane e del gatto. Poletto Editore.
Bufalari Lachin: Anestesia - Cane, gatto e animali non convenzionali. Elsevier.
Lumb & Jones: Veterinary anesthesia and analgesia. Blackwell Publishing
frontal lecture/practical session
Assessment methods and criteria
written/oral examination: students will be asked to demonstrate that they have reached a good level of knowledge and understanding. Students must be able to apply their knowledge and comprehension capacities, showing a professional approach to their work. They should have adequate skills in discussion of their ideas and in problems' solving. Students must be able to collect and discuss data, in order to develop their own independent judgements.