CARDIAC SURGERY - INTERNSHIP
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To learn the collection of the patient's clinical history, to perform a correct objective examination and to know main diagnostic methodologies. To know indications to surgery for the main cardiac pathologies.
Compulsory previous exams:Human Anatomy, General Pathology, Physiology, Respiratory and Cardiovascular diseases
Course contents summary
Taking of medical history (also including aspects relative to cardiovascular disease; 2) Performing of objective examination and cardiac auscultation; 3) Pathophysiological mechanisms and consequent clinical aspects of the main clinical pictures of cardiac disease; 4) Modes and purposes of the main cardiological and cardiosurgical diagnostic and therapeutic methods; 5) Knowledge of the main surgical techniques applied to cardiac pathology.
Antonio M. Grande. Elementi essenziali di Cardiochirurgia. Editore SEU. Year of publication 2016.
Oral lessons, attendance in cardiac surgery ward and OR.
Assessment methods and criteria