INTENSIVE CARE

Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in Medicine and Surgery
Academyc year when starting the degree: 
2013/2014
Year: 
6
Academyc year when helding the course: 
2018/2019
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Credits: 
1
Period: 
First Semester
Standard lectures hours: 
8
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (8 hours)
Requirements: 

The same prerequisites of the Medical School VI year are requested.

Assessment: 
Voto Finale

Students should acquire behaviour principles pertinent to them for emergency operations, according to international medical and surgical guidelines, purposed to know to recognize, to monitor and to treat situations at risk of life: 1. Be able to do diagnosis of sepsis, metabolic acidosis, acute poisoning, post-trauma coagulopathy, multiorgan failures; 2. Be able to approach multiple trauma, shock, acute respiratory failure, abdominal hypertension, intracranial hypertension; 3. Be able to apply oxygen therapy and non-invasive ventilation; 4. Be able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation; 5. Be able to perform advanced life support; 6. Be able to manage the health rescue management in case of disaster.

Early warning signals and cognitive aids in emergency (2 hours)
Acid-base equilibrium and arterial gas analysis interpretation (2 hours)
Acute respiratory failure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (2 hours)
Sepsis and septic shock (2 hours)
CPAP and non-invasive ventilation (2 hours)
Primary survey approach for multiple trauma (2 hours)
Acute poisoning (2 hours)
Disaster health planning (2 hours)

“Urgenze ed emergenze - Istituzioni” Chiaranda M. Piccin Ed- Padova, IV edition 2016; pages 725;
“European Resuscitation Council Guidelines for Resuscitation 2015” Resuscitation 2015, 95:1-80 (section 1); 81-99 (section 2 BLS adult and automated external defibrillation)”