GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide basic concepts pertaining to epidemiologic aspects and prevention of non-infectious diseases from exposure in a professional context and the instruments necessary for risk evaluation.
Course contents summary
Prof. G. Sansebastiano
Epidemiology and prevention of non-infective disease of social relevance.
Environmental hygiene: Physical, chemical and biological contaminants and their toxicological aspects.
Water hygiene: Physical, chemical and microbiologic criteria; treatments to make water drinkable.
Waste water: biological treatment systems
Solid waste: treatment and disposal systems
Air pollution: principal contaminants and their impact on human health
Marinelli P., Liguori G., Montemarano A., D'Amora M. - Igiene Medicina Preventiva e Sanita Pubblica - Piccin Editore 2002
Classroom lectures with lab work and final oral exam