CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

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Code
67369
ACADEMIC YEAR
2016/2017
CREDITS
2 credits during the 3nd year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/12
LANGUAGE
Italiano
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

The clinical biochemistry part of the course deals with the systematic analysis of the laboratory tests for the main organs and functions. The course comprises 10 hours of plenary lessons and 15 hours of discussions of simple case studies with small groups of students. This part of the course will allow the students to put into practice the information received during the plenary lectures.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES (FURTHER INFO)

The clinical biochemistry part of the course will systematically address the study of laboratory medicine of the main organs and functions. The course comprises 10 hours of plenary lectures and 15 hours of discussion of simple case-studies with small groups of students. This part of the course will allow the students to put into practice the basic knowledge acquired and test their understanding of laboratory tests.

Teaching methods

plenary lectures and case studies with small groups of students

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Blood and coagulation disorders, Tumor markers, Metabolic disorders, Endocrine disorders, Inflammation, Renal function, Blood gas analysis, Cardiovascular function, Hepatic function, Pancreas and digestive disorders.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

on-line available (aula web) slides; Common laboratory tests - Vaughn G. Appleton & Lange

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: upon appointment by e-mail

Exam Board

NICOLA GIOVANNI GIRTLER

GIOVANNI CORSINI

GIOVANNA LEONCINI

MICHELE MINUTO

ELENA ZOCCHI

EMANUELA VARALDO

ANNAMARIA BAGNASCO

ROSAGEMMA CILIBERTI

FRANCESCO BOCCARDO

MARCELLO BAGNASCO

EZIO CASARI

DARIA BOERI

MARCO CASACCIA

CORRADINO CAMPISI

GIOVANNI MURIALDO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

plenary lectures and case studies with small groups of students

LESSONS START

October 13, 2017

EXAMS

Exam description

written and oral

Assessment methods

multiple choice tests; discussion of case studies