SEMEIOTICA MEDICA E CHIRURGICA

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
2017/2018
Year: 
2
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
2018/2019
Credits: 
6
Period: 
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
48
Requirements: 

No requirements are provided

Final Examination: 
Orale

The examination will take place in oral form.
Assessment methods: Oral questions concerning the program to assess the knowledge (55%), the ability to apply knowledge (30%) and independent judgment (15%)

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge to:
- collect the complete medical history of the patient
- identify and understand the clinical signs of the diseases
Expected results
- To collect a complete medical history
- To perform a general physical examination
- To know the meaning of the most common signs and symptoms of the diseases.

Detailed schedule of the course:

Family, physiological, pathological history

General physical examination

Constitutional type, anthropometric parameters, overall health

Physical examination of skin, subcutaneous tissue, mucosa, lymph nodes

Physical examination of the head, face, neck

Physical examination of the chest
Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation

Physical examination of the heart and vessels
Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation
Peripheral arterial pulses and central venous
Blood pressure

Physical examination of the abdomen
Inspection, palpation, percussion, auscultation

Neurological examination
Mental status evaluation
Assessment of motility, sensitivity, tendon reflexes
Cranial nerve assessment

Physical examination of the joints: osteoarthritis, arthritis

Elementary dermatological lesions, itching, jaundice, edema, cyanosis, pallor

Type of teaching activities: Lectures and seminars

Dioguardi - Sanna. Modern aspects of medical semiotics - Signs symptoms and diseases. Publisher Seu
R.Dionigi: Chirurgia, Ed. Elsevier,2017
Sabiston, Textbook of Surgery, ed. Saunders

The course will be held with front lessons and seminars.

Reception hours to be agreed by mail with the teacher

Modules