Learning outcomes of the course unit
Educational goals:Provide fundamental knowledge on the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical, instrument and laboratory diagnostics, prognosis and treatment of the most common cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary diseases in small and large animals.Acquired skills:Learn to recognise and correctly interpret signs, symptoms and objective findings associated with cardiovascular, respiratory and urinary diseases.Learn how to choose the most appropriate laboratory and instrumental diagnostic methods (electrocardiography, imaging diagnostics) with a view to defining diagnosis and prognosis.Learn how to choose the correct treatment and monitoring technique for the patient
General pathology ¿ Animal pathophysiology ¿ Veterinary immunopathology ¿ Pharmacology - Toxicology Chemotherapy
Course contents summary
Medical pathology of the respiratory system: Diseases of the upper airways (nasal and paranasal sinuses, larynx). Diseases of the trachea and bronchi. Diseases of the lungs and pleura. Diaphragm diseases.Medical pathology of the urinary system: Diseases of the kidney.Diseases of the bladder, ureters and urethra. Acute and chronic renal insufficiency. Medical pathology of the cardiovascular system:Pericarditis and pericardial effusions. Myocarditis, Cardiomyopathies. Endocarditis. Endocardiosis. Cardiac rhythm abnormalities. Acute and chronic heart failure. Shock. Medical Pathology of the gastrointestinal system: Diseases of oral cavity and tongue. Diseases of the pharinx. Diseases of the esophagus. Diseases of the stomach. Diseases of the prestomaches. Colics. Diseases of the intestine. Diseases of the liver. Diseases of the exocrine pancreas.
RADOSTITS:Veterinary medicine. A textbook of the diseases of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats - Various editions; SMITH: Large animal internal medicine - Various editons; REED - BAYLY: Equine Internal Medicine, Saunders Co, 1998; ETTINGER - FELDMAN: Textbook of veterinary internal medicine - Various editions; NELSON-COUTO: Small animal internal medicine - Various editions; BIRCHARD: Saunders manual of small animal practice -Various Edistions
Classroom lessons and practical training
Assessment methods and criteria