Learning outcomes of the course unit
In the context of the integrated course, the course is proposed to supply to the students general concepts on the causes and the mechanisms that carry to the diseases. In particular, general knowledge about the acute and chronic inflammation and about the mechanisms supporting neolasia will be given
It is advised to have supported the examinations of the previous year
Course contents summary
Signs and phenomena of the acute inflammation
Chemical inflammatory mediators
Grading and staging
Differences between benign and malignant tumors
Molecular bases of the neoplasie
One text chosen between the following:
1. Spector e Axford, Introduzione alla Patologia Generale, CEA
2. Woolf, Patologia Generale – Meccanismi della malattia, Idelson-Gnocchi
Frontal lesson with the use of supports audiovisual, argument in classroom with the students, supply of the audiovisual aids, talks with the student upon request.
The final appraisal involves one oral verification according to the calendar of examination of the Integrated Course.