Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students must have knowledge of the basic elements of diseases treated during the course and be prepared to use such knowledge with a view to improving their professional skills.
Students are expected to possess basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology as well as of general pathology
Course contents summary
The most important topics relative to diseases requiring thoracic surgery and useful for the profession are dealt with. The topics covered in the lessons are as follows: Lung Cancer, Pneumothorax, Pleural Effusion, Pleural Tumours, Mediastinal Tumours, Thoracic Wall Tumours, Thoracic trauma, Pulmonary Metastases, Thoracic Drainage.
Carbognani , Rusca, Bobbio :La Patologia Toracica di Interesse Chirurgico .Ed. Minerva Medica 2000
Classroom lectures backed up by multimedia audiovisual aids and dialogue during the lessons themselves with a view to providing explanations and carrying out an initial assessment of the students’ learning.