knowledge of principles of anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and pharmacology
Main targets include: (i) student's ability to recognize signs and symptoms of the principal affections occurring in pediatrics; (ii) knowledge of the correct evidence-based clinical approach; (iii) how to perform a correct differential diagnosis strategy in the main disorders in children; (iv) defining the "basic" therapeutic needs in pediatrics
How to approach to gastrointestinal and allergic disorders commonly observed in pediatrics; how to recognize a metabolic disorder; rheumatological disorders and vasculitis in children; the most common exanthematic infections in pediatrics.
Gastroenterology: Acute diarrhea; Chronic diarrhea; Inflammatory bowel disorders; Celiac disease;
Asthma, Food allergies in pediatrics
Rheumatology: Rheumatic fever; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; Vasculites; autoinflammatory disorders
Infectious Disorders in Pediatrics: Common exanthematous diseases; Lhymphadenitis; Osteroarticular infections
Pediatria Generale e Specialistica. N. Principi e A. Rubino Eds. Seconda Edizione. Editrice Ambrosiana;
Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 20° Edition. Elsevier;
Nelson Essential Pediatrics; 7th edition, 2015, Elsevier
Frontal lessons by using exemplified slides and, where useful, video presentations.
During the lessons, every 30 minutes, students are provided with short resumes. Question and answer activity is also made by oral and by using appropriate slides.
Web materials useful to give insight into the topics treated in the course are discussed.