MEDICAL CLINIC AND GERIATRICS
Learning outcomes of the course unit
knowledge about the comprehensive management of patients suffering from internal diseases
Course contents summary
In the ward, at the patient's bed, we will try to directly increase the practical knowledge of
of epidemiological, physiopathological, clinical and therapeutical aspects of internal medicine diseases in complex patients affected by cardiological, pneumological, GE, rheumatological, nephrological diseases.
1) Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, XVIII° ed. Mc Grow Hill ed.
2) Rugarli, Medicina Interna sistematica VI° ed, elsevier ed.
All classes will start from the description of a real patient, and then during the description of the different aspect of the disease the real clinical aspect of single patients wil be taken into consideration.
Therapeutical aspect will be considered in practical fashion.
Assessment methods and criteria
An oral test will start from the description of a specific patient, and the student will discuss in a critical fashion the different diagnostic options in order to reach a specific diagnosis, that will be followed by the definition of a therapeutical approach.
This test will allow to evaluate the knowledge as well as the clinical skill of the student