ELEMENTS OF PEDIATRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
- Knowledge of the physiology of normal children
- Knowledge of the most common infantile diseases with a view to increasing pediatric culture
- Relation between the most common infantile diseases and physiotherapeutic cares
Have taken the second year examinations.
Course contents summary
Tasks of Pediatrics. Pediatric medical history and objective examination. The normal neonate. Delivery-related traumas Epidemiology and etiology of congenital malformations. Congenital cardiopathies: clinical causes and presentation. Growth and development: from birth to adolescence. Main pediatric viral infectious diseases. Scarlet fever, streptococcus infections and rheumatic diseases. Juvenile chronic arthritis. Acute infectious diarrhoea. Fever convulsions. Urinary tract infections. Meningitis. Main acute and chronic respiratory diseases. Allergic diseases. AIDS.
"Argomenti di pediatria" M. Vanelli e al. Edizioni Tierre; 1998