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Course unit
PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY IN LUNG DISEASES
MEP5072978, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course 6 years single cycle degree in
MEDICINE AND SURGERY (Ord. 2015)
ME1726, Degree course structure A.Y. 2015/16, A.Y. 2017/18
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 4.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY IN LUNG DISEASES
Department of reference Department of Medicine
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch PADOVA
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in MEDICINE AND SURGERY (Ord. 2015)

Lecturers
Teacher in charge GRAZIELLA TURATO MED/46

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines MED/10 Respiratory Diseases 4.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 4.0 32 68.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 02/10/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2015 course timetable

Examination board
Board From To Members of the board
2 COMMISSIONE D'ESAME DI FISIOPATOLOGIA E FISIOPATOLOGIA NELLE MALATTIE POLMONARI A.A. 2016/2017 01/10/2016 31/12/2018 TURATO GRAZIELLA (Presidente)
BARALDO SIMONETTA (Membro Effettivo)
1 COMMISSIONE D'ESAME DI FISIOPATOLOGIA E FISIOPATOLOGIA NELLE MALATTIE POLMONARI A.A. 2015/2016 01/10/2015 31/12/2018 TURATO GRAZIELLA (Presidente)
BARALDO SIMONETTA (Membro Effettivo)

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The course will mainly be held in English language and it is for students of the V year who are interested in understanding the mechanisms responsible for the Pulmonary diseases.
Target skills and knowledge: 1) To enhance knowledge on physiopatological mechanisms responsible for Pulmonary diseases.
2) To develop the ability to discuss clinical issues in English language
Examination methods: Multiple choice and open questions
Course unit contents: •Lung structure and its properties : how does the lung work

•How can the lung structure be destroyed and its consequences

•COPD as pulmonary component of multimorbidities

•Tubercolosis is back

•End of life decisions

•Cancer today: what’s new

•Sleep, apnea and their consequences

•A visit to the Intensive Care Unit

•Pulmonary Embolism

•Lets summarize: how lung disease affects function”

•Sarcoidosis and the Interstitial Fibrosis”

•The origin of Modern Medicine and Experimental Method in Padua during Italian Renaissance”
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • JB West, Fisiologia della respirazione. --: Piccin, --. IV edizione Cerca nel catalogo