DISEASES OF THE RESPIRATORY APPARATUS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Study of the respiratory adaptetion during exercice, tobacco-, and air pollution-induced damage, bronchospmasm treatment
Background knowledge in Anatomy, Physiology, Pharmacology is required.
Course contents summary
Issues are air pollution, smoke-related diseases, exercise-induced asthma, pneumothorax, pleuritis, respiratory function testing (spirometry, pulse oximetry, arterial blood gases analysis, six minute 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