Emergencies

A.Y. 2020/2021
8
Max ECTS
96
Overall hours
SSD
MED/09 MED/18 MED/41
Language
English
Learning objectives
The course integrates tree main disciplines: anesthesiology, general surgery and internal medicine. Aim of the course is to provide knowledge on the main pathologies that may rapidly and severely affect the integrity (or even the survival) of the patient. For each pathology the underlying mechanisms are clarified to students, in order to allow a targeted management.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course students are expected to know how to deal with
(anestesiology):
- the comatose patient
- cardiac arrest and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
- traumatic brain injury
- acid-base disturbances and blood gas analysis
- shock
- acute respiratory failure
- sepsis
- intensive care after major surgery
( internal medicine):
a critic patient
- shortness of breath
- hypertensive urgencies and emergencies
- chest pain
- endocrinologic emergency
- cardiac emergency
(general surgery):
- the organization of general and trauma emergencies in Italy
- intra-hospital management of trauma patient
- head, face, neck and chest trauma
- trauma of the abdomen, pelvis and extremities
- the peritonitis
- bowel obstruction
- gastro-intestinal bleeding and intestinal infarction
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Anesthesiology
MED/41 - ANAESTHESIOLOGY - University credits: 4
Lessons: 48 hours
General surgery
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor: Chiara Osvaldo
Internal medicine
MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE - University credits: 2
Lessons: 24 hours
Professor(s)
Reception:
To be arranged by e-mail
Istituto di Anestesiologia - Padiglione Litta, via Commenda 16, Milano - Ospedale Policlinico
Reception:
To be arranged throug mail contacts
Padiglione Monteggia, Ospedale Policlinico, II floor