PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATIVE MEDICINE

PHYSICAL AND REHABILITATIVE MEDICINE

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Code
67494
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
1 credits during the 5th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/34
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
sectioning
This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
modules
This unit is a module of:

OVERVIEW

Physiological basis of rehabilitation and neuro-rehabilitation principles.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquiring knowledge of the physiological bases of rehabilitation.
Rehabilitation of the main neurological diseases, with particular reference to the treatment of clinical conditions producing disorders of motor function

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Physiological bases of rehabilitation: plasticity mechanisms and neuromuscular facilitation techniques. Elements of physiology and pathophysiology of motor control. Clinical exploration of the motor control: transcranial magnetic stimulation and assessment of spinal reflexes.
Upper motor neuron syndrome and lower motor neuron syndrome. Integrated treatment of the positive phenomena of the upper motor neuron syndrome: spasticity, spastic dystonia and spastic co-contraction. Rehabilitation of the patient with stroke. Rehabilitation of the patient with Parkinson's disease. Rehabilitation of the patient with aphasia and unilateral neglect. No invasive brain stimulation techniques (NIBS) and their application in rehabilitation.

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Compendio di Neuroriabilitazione. G. Sandrini, R. Dattola. Verduci Editore.

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: Prof. TROMPETTO by appointement via email: ctrompetto@neurologia.unige.it   PROF.SSA MORI by appointement via email:laura.mori@unige.it

Exam Board

ANGELO SCHENONE (President)

GIANLUIGI ZONA

ROBERTO PISANI

MATTEO PARDINI

MARINA GRANDIS

LUCIO MARINELLI

GIOVANNI LUIGI MANCARDI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides

LESSONS START

october 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

oral eaxamination