GENERAL SURGERY (ATT)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Teach students the pathophysiological bases, clinics and therapeutic principles of the main pictures/syndromes of surgical interest.
Course contents summary
The biological response to aggressive events (stress). Homeostasis, water-electrolyte and acid-base balance. Malnutrition and artificial nutrition. Shock. Hemorrhage and hemostasis. Surgery and Immunity. Thrombosis and embolism. Surgery and infections. Lesions caused by physical (mechanical, thermal, radiating) and chemical agents. Elementary lesions. Tumours. Transplants and grafts. Surgical intervention (genera details).
Study materials will be provided to the students directly by the course professor. In-depth reading on the subject: Sabiston DCJr. Trattato di Chirurgia: le basi biologiche della moderna pratica chirurgica. Antonio Delfino Editore, Roma, 1999.
Classroom lectures including the projection of a large quantity of visual and graphic materials, interacting directly with the students with a view to adapting the subject, not of specific competence to this course, to their learning -and, if necessary, to their applicative - requirements.
Assessment will be made through discussion of the topics treated in the lectures.