NEUROLOGY

NEUROLOGY

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Code
67493
ACADEMIC YEAR
2017/2018
CREDITS
5 credits during the 5th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/26
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
1° Semester
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This unit is divided into 2 sections: A, B. This page refers to the section
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OVERVIEW

The course is focused on Neurology, Neurosurgery, Neuroradiology and Neurorehabilitation. The main goal is to give the knowledge to the students of the most relevant neurological disorders

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main goal of the course is to offer to the students the knowledge of the physiopathological and clinical manifestations of the more relevant neurological disorders. The student has to learn the clinical aspects of neurological diseases, to arrive to the diagnosis and prognosis and therapy.

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and practical activities with patients concerning neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and rehabilitation

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

First are described the anatomy and physiology of the motor functions, sensations, sensorial system, cognitive functions. Then are described the most important neurological disorders, of inflammatory origin, degenerative diseases, trauma, tumors, infective disturbances.  Then the laboratory examens in order to arrive to a diagnosis, especially neuroradiology, are presented and discussed. Finally the most recent advances in the treatment are presented.

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Neurologia, by Fazio, Loeb

Neurology in Harrison’s Test Book

Slides presentation of the teaching staff

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: contact e-mail

Ricevimento: Students can book an appointment with Dr. Pardini via email: matteo.pardini@unige.it

Exam Board

ANGELO SCHENONE (President)

GIANLUIGI ZONA

ROBERTO PISANI

MATTEO PARDINI

MARINA GRANDIS

LUCIO MARINELLI

GIOVANNI LUIGI MANCARDI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Frontal lessons and practical activities with patients concerning neurology, neurosurgery, neuroradiology and rehabilitation

EXAMS

Exam description

An oral evaluation carried out directly by the coordinator of the first and second Neurological Course.

Assessment methods

The student reads a clinical history of the patient affected by a neurological disease and discuss and comment with the teacher upon the physiology, the clinical aspects of the disorder, the laboratory examens and the possible therapeutic strategies