CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY

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Code
66475
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
2 credits during the 2nd year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
BIO/12
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DIETETIC STUDIES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

Clinical biochemistry is the area of clinical pathology that is generally concerned with analysis of bodily fluids for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. 

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

Starting by acquisitions in Basic Biochemistry, in this course we will focalize on clinical correlations between structural and functional alterations and medical onset.  Students should know the more common diagnostic methods to evaluate normal or pathological conditions and know the physiological values of metabolites and enzyme markers

 

Teaching methods

Plenary Lectures covering the entire program of the course.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Proteins and enzymes: enzyme assays and their role in Clinica Biochemistry

Blood test

Urine analysis

Analysis to control hepatic functions

Analysis to control renal functions 

Fluid an electrolite balance

water,acid base and buffer reglation

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

-Educational materials (Slices – power point etc...) shown during  the lessons

Course Books

 

Gaw A., Murphy M.L., et al  “Biochimica Clinica” ed. Elsevier Masson

Ferrier  et al  “Le basi della Biochimica” ed. Zanichelli   

 

 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: upon appointment by e-mail

Exam Board

ELENA ZOCCHI

SONIA VALESI

SUSANNA PENCO

FEDERICA BARBIERI

ILARIA DEMORI

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Plenary Lectures covering the entire program of the course.

LESSONS START

20 October 2016

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral exam. Students should pass in the same day all subjects included in the Course

 The final score will include all subjects

Assessment methods

The assessment takes place only through the final exam which aims to ensure the effective acquisition by the student of the expected learning outcomes.

Exam evaluation will take into account knowledge, presentation/speaking skills, as well as the ability in connecting the different arguments