GENERAL AND SPECIALISED PEDIATRICS
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
The student will known and understand to achieve a complete knowledge in etiology, clinical, diagnostic, therapy of the main gastroenterological, infectious, cardiac, respiratoy, urinary and orthopaedic diseases in children. The student will known and understand basic knowledges of pediatric praxis especially in cases of urgency, and basic priciples of digestive endoscopy in pediatric age.
The student must have succeeded in Pharmacology exam
COURSE CONTENTS SUMMARY
Main chromosomal and metabolic disorders; diabetes; main gastroenterological diseases in children; infectious diseases of urinary and respiratory tract; asthma and cystic fibrosis; main cardiac, haematological and orthopedic diseases; endocrinological growth disorders; strabismus; objective neurological examination and epilepsy in children.
Nelson TEXTBOOK of PEDIATRICS, R. E. Berhrman, R.M. Kliegman, H.B. Jenson - 19th edition, WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia, USA -
Vanelli M. EMERGENZE IN PEDIATRIA. Mattioli 1885 (4^ edizione)
Marcadante K.J., Kliegman R. M., Jenson H. B., Behrman R. E., NELSON - MANUALE DI PEDIATRIA 6a edizione. Elsevier
Other textbooks can be advised during lectures.
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
Interactive frontal lessons with iconographical supports.
Main chromosomal diseases
Main congenital metabolic diseases
Healthy and premature newborn
Nutrition in the first year
Acute gastroenteritis and dehydration in children
Meningitis, meningoencephalitis and sepsis
Malabsorption and coeliac disease
Digestive endoscopy in paedriatric age
Functional and organic constipation
Chronic inflamatory bowel diseases
Congenital cardiac diseases
Neonatal and aquired jaundice
Acute and chronic diseases of the upper and lower respiratory tract
Acute lymphatic leukaemia
Eruptions in infancy
Congenital and aquired hypothyroidism
Early and delayed puberty
Acute and chronic urinary diseases
Epilepsy and fever convulsive crisis
Neurological objective examination in neonate and children
Congenital hip dysplasia