INTERNAL MEDICINE

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Code
67590
ACADEMIC YEAR
2021/2022
CREDITS
2 credits during the 6th year of 8745 MEDICINE AND SURGERY (LM-41) GENOVA
SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/09
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (MEDICINE AND SURGERY)
semester
2° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

AIMS AND CONTENT

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the course, the learner will have to:

  • know and understand the most important internal pathologies in the field of Emergencies / Urgencies
  • describe and analyze an updated therapeutic approach according to the most accredited guidelines
  • understand and apply the knowledge acquired both in the theoretical and in the simulation part of the course
  • develop critical skills in the organization and decision in the context of Emergencies / Urgencies

TEACHING METHODS

Plenary Lectures

Multidisciplinary seminars

Simulation sections with clinical cases and discussion of the most common diagnostic / therapeutic protocols

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

The main topics in the internal field are:

• Risk management in the emergency room

• Syncope

• Patient with chest pain

• Hypertensive crisis

• Acute renal failure

• Acute liver failure

• Medical approach to respiratory insufficiency

• Coagulation problems and pulmonary embolism

• Medical approach to digestive bleeding

• Metabolic comas

• Electrolyte disturbances

• Sepsis

• More common intoxications

• Emergencies from physical agents

• Transfusion problems

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

M. Chiaranda: Urgenze ed Emergenze/Istituzioni, Piccin 4° ed., 2016

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Office hours: After e-mail (apende@unige.it) contact for an appointment.

Office hours: contact by e-mail: f.torre@unige.it

Exam Board

FRANCESCO TORRE (President)

ALDO PENDE (President)

PIETRO AMERI

MARIO AMORE

MAURIZIO BALESTRINO

GIOVANNI CAMERINI

LAMBERTO FELLI

MANUELE FURNARI

PAOLO MOSCATELLI

LAURA AMBRA NICOLINI

NICOLO' ANTONINO PATRONITI

PAOLO PASQUALINO PELOSI

ITALO PORTO

FRANCESCA SANGUINETI

GIANLUIGI ZONA

GIACOMO BORGONOVO (President and Coordinator of Integrated Course)

LESSONS

TEACHING METHODS

Plenary Lectures

Multidisciplinary seminars

Simulation sections with clinical cases and discussion of the most common diagnostic / therapeutic protocols

Class schedule

All class schedules are posted on the EasyAcademy portal.

EXAMS

EXAM DESCRIPTION

An inclusive written exam is held for the entire course. The test consists on 31 multiple choice questions on topics of basic knowledge, diagnosis and therapy in the field of Emergencies. The questions are prepared in order to evaluate the acquired knowledge and the logic skills of the student.

ASSESSMENT METHODS

Accuracy of the answers; 1 point assigned for each correct answer.

 

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes