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

Clinical characteristics and pathophysiology of movement disorders.

Physiological basis of  rehabilitation and principlers of rehabilitation for the main neurological diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

To acquire knowledge of the physiological bases of rehabilitation.

 

To acquire Knowledge on the rehabilitation of the main neurological diseases (with particular reference to the treatment of motor function disorders).

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course the student must
- Attain the knowledge of the brain and spinal plasticity mechanisms that underlie neurological rehabilitation
- Know the basics of physiotherapy techniques aimed at promoting motor recovery
- Know the fondamentali characteristics of major diseases of the central and peripheral nervous system and their physiatric taking in charge

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides and practical exercises.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Physiological bases of rehabilitation: plasticity mechanisms.

Pathophysiology of motor control and its functional exploration (reflexology and transcranial magnetic stimulation)

Clinical characteristics of the upper and lower motor neuron syndromes and extrapyramidal syndromes

Physiotherapy techniques for motor recovery.

Organization of the rehabilitation team.

Neurological rehabilitation of patients with: stroke, parkinsonism, dystonia, peripheral neuropathies.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Compendio di Neuroriabilitazione - G. Sandrini e R. Dattola - Verducci Editore

Neurologia - C. Loeb e E. Favale - Società Editrice Universo

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: By appointment: email (giabbr@unige.it)   By appointment: email (elisapelosin@gmail.it)    

Exam Board

ROBERTO PISANI (President)

ANGELO SCHENONE (President)

GIANLUIGI ZONA

MATTEO PARDINI

MARINA GRANDIS

LUCIO MARINELLI

GIOVANNI LUIGI MANCARDI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Lectures with slides and practical exercises.

LESSONS START

October 2017

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral (integrated with the other teachings of the Course)

Assessment methods

Oral (talks) or written (multiple choice questions).