Fisiologia, patologia e farmacologia

A.Y. 2021/2022
5
Max ECTS
50
Overall hours
SSD
BIO/09 BIO/14 MED/04
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The general objective is to illustrate the fundamental cellular, molecular and tissue principles at the basis of physiological and pathological processes and in pharmacology.
Expected learning outcomes
The student should acquire knowledge about the fundamental physiological processes and about their alterations in pathological conditions and of the principles governing pharmacology
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Prerequisites for admission
Basic knowledge of cell biology and biochemistry, chemistry and physics. In addition, it is mandatory to have passed the course in Anatomy. Similar prerequisites are necessary for the Pharmacology course.
Assessment methods and Criteria
Each question has at least 4 different possible answer with one correct answer/question. The test is composed on a total of 30 questions chosen among a pool of more than 100. The. Minimal number of correct answers to pass the exam is 18.
Fisiologia
Course syllabus
1. Introduction to Physiology
2. Elements of chemistry and biochemistry
3. Notes on Cellular Membranes
4. The Action Potential
5. Synapse and Neuromuscular Plaque
6. On Spinal Cord and Reflexes
7. Receptors
8. Somatoesthesia
9. Elements of the autonomus nervous system
10. Somatomotor and Muscle System
11. Control of movement
12. Notes on the Functions of Higher Centers
13. Heart and circulatory system
14. Respiratory System
15. Kidney and Urinary Apparatus
16. Digestive System
17. Physiology of the eyes
18. Physiology of the earing system
19. The vestibular system
Teaching methods
Lezioni frontali and slides. Pre-recorded video lesson covering the subjects of study.
Teaching Resources
William J. Germann e Cindy L. Stanfield. Fisiologia Umana. EdiSES;
Silverthorn. Fisiologia Umana. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana;
Silbernagl & Despopoulos. Fisiologia, Atlante Tascabile. Casa Editrice Ambrosiana
Farmacologia
Course syllabus
1.INTRODUCTION TO PHARMACOLOGY, CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ACTION OF DRUGS
2. PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS
3. QUANTITATIVE ASPECTS OF THE DRUGS ACTION
4. DESTINY OF DRUGS
5. ROUTES OF ADMINISTRATION, ROUTES FOR OPHTHALMIC USE
6. ABSORPTION, BIOTRANSPORT MECHANISMS
7. BIOTRANSFORMATION
8. DISTRIBUTION
9. ELIMINATION OF DRUGS
10. VARIABILITY IN THE RESPONSE TO DRUGS
11. PHARMACOLOGICAL INTERACTIONS, INTERACTIONS BETWEEN DRUGS AND MEDICINAL HERBS
12. GENETIC BASES OF VARIABILITY IN THE RESPONSE TO DRUGS
13. ADVERSE DRUG REACTIONS
14. PRINCIPLES OF TOXICOLOGY
15. STUDY, DEVELOPMENT AND EXPERIMENTATION OF DRUGS
16. PHARMACODYNAMICS, DRUG RECEPTORS
17. STEROID ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS
18. NON-STEROID ANTI-INFLAMMATORY DRUGS
19. LOCAL ANESTHETICS
20. ANTIBIOTICS
21. ANTIVIRALS
22. CYCLOPLEGIGI AND MIDRIATICI
23. MYOTICS
24. ANTIGLAUCOMATOSI
25. ANTIPROLIFERATIVI, ANTIANGIOGENESI
26. OPHTHALMIC DYES
27. CONJUNCTIVAL ANTI-ALLERGIC AND DECONGESTANT
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson and slides.
Teaching Resources
2. FARMACOLOGIA GENERALE E SPECIALE PER LE LAUREE SANITARIE, DI GIULIO ET AL. PICCIN EDITORE,
Patologia generale
Course syllabus
The following topics will be covered in this context:
1. Concept of disease: etiology and pathogenesis
2. The damage and the cellular response to the damage
3. Cellular response (necrosis and apoptosis)
4. Systemic response (fever/shock)
5. Acute inflammation (e.g., rolling and margination, chemotaxis, phagocytosis, inflammation mediators and the coagulation system, systemic reactions)
6. Chronic inflammation
7. Principles of Immunopathology: Innate and adaptive immunity from cellular to chemical mediator of the process
8. Tumours (benign and malignant tumours, oncogenes, suppressors, metastases). The hallmark of tumorigensis
Teaching methods
Frontal lesson and slides that include teaching videos some of which are in English, Pre-recorded video lesson covering the subjects of study
Teaching Resources
Elementi di Patologia generale e Fisiopatologia.Mc Graw-Hill di JAM Maier-M. Mariotti
-Patologia Generale e Fisiopatologia Edizioni Minerva medica- Giuseppe Poli e Amedeo Colombano
-Elementi di Patologia generale. Per i corsi di laurea in professioni sanitarie. III edizione, Piccin
-set di dispense redatte dal docente
Farmacologia
BIO/14 - PHARMACOLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 10 hours
Professor: Antonucci Flavia
Fisiologia
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Patologia generale
MED/04 - EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY - University credits: 2
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Scita Giorgio
Professor(s)
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