DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY APPARATUS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Principal aim is student’s achievement in learning the course contents.
Background knowledge in Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology is required.
Course contents summary
Principal topics are air pollution, smoke-related diseases, exercise-induced asthma, pneumothorax, pleuritis, respiratory function testing (spirometry, pulse oximetry, arterial blood gases measurement, six minutes walking test, shuttle test).
A.P. FHISMAN: Malattie polmonari. Il manuale, 2°ed. McGrawn-Hill.
L.CASALI. Manuale di malattie dell'apparato respiratorio
Lessons Evaluation method: Exam