Veterinary Internal Medicine and Therapy

A.Y. 2016/2017
12
Max ECTS
152
Overall hours
SSD
VET/08
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Fornire gli elementi teorico-pratici per formulare una diagnosi (ivi inclusi elementi di diagnosi differenziale ed esecuzione ed interpretazione dei test collaterali strumentali e di laboratorio), emettere una prognosi e stilare un protocollo terapeutico in medicina veterinaria
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
Modulo: Clinica medica veterinaria del cavallo
Course syllabus
The course includes lectures and practices on clinical cases referred to the unit of equine internal medicine. The students will be involved in the diagnostic protocol which includes the history taking, physical examination and evaluation of symptoms, differential diagnosis, and selection of ancillary diagnostic tests in order to achieve an appropriate diagnosis (laboratory evaluation, ultrasonography, endoscopy, exercise tests, electrodiagnosis, radiology, MRI, CT, etc.), followed by correct prognosis and treatment.

In the equine patient the following disorders are considered of particular concern:
poor performance syndromes: diagnostic protocol at rest and under strenuous exercise on a high speed treadmill
upper airways: static and dynamic obstructions of pharynx and larinx, disorders of guttural pouch, nasal cavities and paranasal sinuses
lower airways: pneumonia and pleuropneumonia, EIPH, RAO, IAD
cardiocirculatory system: arrythmias and valvular insufficiences, anemia, thrombocytopenia and vasculitis, mieloid and lymphoid leukemia
digestive system: esophageal disorders, gastric ulcer syndrome (EGUS), malabsorption syndromes, enterocolitis
skin: urticaria, insect hypersensitivity, sarcoid and other nodular skin disorders
nervous ststem: encephalitis and encephalomielitis, equine motor neuron disease (EMND), periferal neuropathies, etc.
musculoskeletal system: myopathies ( RER, EPSM, ecc.), laminitis, tenitis, arthrosynovitis, etc.
urinary system: urethritis, cystitis, calculi, nephropathyes
endocrine system: PPID, metabolic syndrome, laminitis, thyroid disorders
Modulo: Clinica medica veterinaria degli animali da reddito
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Supplementary lessons: 16 hours
Professors: Galimberti Luigi, Pravettoni Davide
Shifts:
Professor: Pravettoni Davide
Approccio pratico in campo alla visita clinica del bovino
Professor: Galimberti Luigi
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Pravettoni Davide
Modulo: Clinica medica veterinaria dei piccoli animali
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Professor: Proverbio Daniela
Shifts:
Professor: Proverbio Daniela
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Proverbio Daniela
Modulo: Clinica medica veterinaria del cavallo
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 16 hours
Supplementary lessons: 16 hours
Professors: Ferrucci Francesco, Pavan Bruno Marco, Salvadori Marco
Shifts:
Professor: Ferrucci Francesco
Approccio pratico in campo alla visita clinica del cavallo
Professor: Salvadori Marco
Approccio pratico in campo alla visita clinica del cavallo: emergenze ortopediche
Professor: Pavan Bruno Marco
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Ferrucci Francesco
Modulo: Terapia medica veterinaria
VET/08 - VETERINARY CLINICAL MEDICINE - University credits: 3
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Ferro Elisabetta
Professor(s)
Reception:
Wednesday, 11.00-13.00 a.m., by appointment
Clinica dei Ruminanti del Suino e Management - Via dell'Università, 6 26900 LODI