FLUID, ELECTROLYTE AND ACID-BASE BALANCE

FLUID, ELECTROLYTE AND ACID-BASE BALANCE

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Code
66510
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 2nd year of 9288 DIETETIC STUDIES (L/SNT3) GENOVA
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (DIETETIC STUDIES)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The seminar explores fluid and electrolyte balance with reference to the normal physiology of body fluids and regulation of fluids and electrolytes. It also considers some conditions associated with  fluid and electrolyte imbalance in chronic kidney disease and the important role of diet in fluid and electrolyte balance 

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The aims are to understand

the importance of water and electrolyte balance on body homeostasis and the nutrition strategies in imbalance.

  

Teaching methods

in the seminar the students were actively involved through questions and proposals for consolidation

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Physiology of water and electrolyte balance

Sodium balance

Water and Sodium Imbalance

Potassium and magnesium Imbalance

Phosphorus and Calcium imbalance

 

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

Silverthorn DU: Fisiologia un approccio integrato, Casa editrice Ambrosiana (Capitolo 20)

Garibotto G, Pontremoli R: “Manuale di Nefrologia”, Ed. Minerva Medica, Torino.

 EFSA  (European Food Safety Authorithy) Journal 2015;13(7):4186

D’Alessandro c et al The “phosphorus pyramid”: a visual tool for dietary phosphate management in dialysis and  CKD patients  BMC Nephrology 2015, 16:9

Water, Water Everywhere, But What to Drink? An Update on Hidden Phosphorus in Popular Beverages - Journal of Renal Nutrition Volume 20, Issue 1 , Pages e1-e5, January 2010

Cupisti A et al  Effect of boiling on dietary phosphate and nitrogen intake.J Ren Nutr. 2006;16:36–40.

A. Nicolai – Curarsi con l’alimentazione – Piccin, 2014

Linee Guida SIN per la terapia conservativa dell’insufficienza renale cronica (2012)

Food composition tables from Istituto Nazionale Ricerca per gli Alimenti e la Nutrizione (INRAN) 

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Exam Board

CINZIA ZUCCHI (President)

DANIELA VERZOLA

MARIA CRISTINA SCHIAFFINO

PAOLA CARLA ROBOTTI

SIMONE FERRERO

MOHAMAD MAGHNIE

GIUSEPPE D'ANNUNZIO

LESSONS

Teaching methods

in the seminar the students were actively involved through questions and proposals for consolidation

EXAMS

Exam description

Oral examination

Assessment methods

Oral examination about the importance of water and electrolyte balance on body homeostasis and the nutrition strategies in imbalance