General Surgery

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
MED/18 MED/24
Learning objectives
The course aims to:
1. Complete the learning process in pathologies of surgical interest, under the diagnostic differential profile, pointing out the need to be able to do a rational choice of medical tests, draw conclusions and define basics of therapy.
2. Complete the learning process of concepts acquired by the student in previous years.
Please note: complex clinical syndroms in emergency (ie shock, peritonitis, bowel obstruction) under surgical relevance, would be treated attending the course on medical-surgical urgencies and emergencies
The student should:
1. show to know topics on surgical pathology, surgical anatomy and fisiopathology correlated
2. be able to indicate for each topic frequences and prevalence, emergency, diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities, severity
3. formulate a diagnostic hypotheses, differential too
4. know to indicate less invasive physical diagnostic, laborathories and instrumental clinical examinations
5. be able to propose to patients different medical and surgical therapeutic solutions, evaluate advantages, risks and conseguences
6. be able to formulate a quoad vitam and quoad valetudinem prognosis
7. know the right instruments and the easiest surgical measures that the family doctor should be able to solve
Expected learning outcomes
This course aims to conduct the student to have a multidisciplinary approach to various pathologies dealt with, to set up a diagnostic and therapeutic treatment, according to updated guide lines.
Importance of the differential diagnosis for the diagnosis of the surgical indication or of other therapeutic possibilities, evaluating the risk benefit of each decision, with the aim to get the best result, for an individualised care treatment.
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

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General surgery
MED/18 - GENERAL SURGERY - University credits: 5
Informal teaching: 16 hours
Lessons: 48 hours
MED/24 - UROLOGY - University credits: 1
Lessons: 12 hours