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Professor
CLAUDIA SAGHEDDU (Tit.)
ORESTE NARDELLO
GABRIELE FINCO
Period
First Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[40/43]  MIDWIFERY [43/00 - Ord. 2011]  PERCORSO COMUNE 6 48

Objectives

The integrated course will provide students with a deeper knowledge on obstetric diseases and benign gynecological diseases, and will acquire skills for better cooperation with specialists in the management of traditional and innovative surgical techniques. The students will acquire basic knowledge and notions on diagnostics and pharmacological treatments applied to the emergency in obstetrical pathologies, improving their abilities in collaborating with medical doctors specialists in applied technologies and approaches.

Prerequisites

Basic knowledge in biochemistry, biology and molecular biology is recommended.

Contents

PHARMACOLOGY:
Pharmacokinetics
Methods of administration; drug transport; distribution and binding with blood proteins; biotransformation and bioactivation; excretion; pharmacokinetic parameters: bioavailability, volume of distribution, half-life, clearance.
Pharmacodynamics
Drug interaction with targets; different categories of receptors; concentration-response curve; agonists and antagonists; sensitization and tolerance to drugs.
Clinical pharmacology
Dose-response curve; therapeutic index; individual differences in drug response and adverse drug reactions; principles of pharmacogenomics; drug-drug and drug-environment interactions.
Special pharmacology
Uterine stimulants and inhibitors; estrogens and progestins; opioid and non-opioid analgesics; antibiotics; simulation of pulmonary maturation via corticosteroids.

GENERAL SURGERY:
Cholelithiasis and complicances
Deep Venous thrombosis
Intestinal obstructions
Peritonitis
Pancreatitis

Anesthesiology
BLSD
COMA
Emergency in operating room
SHOCK
CID
Pre-eclampsia-Eclampsia; placental abruption; Placenta previa

Teaching Methods

Frontal lectures with a review on concepts acquired during stages and based on the didactic material. Lecturers will stimulate and encourage discussions during lessons, also by means of electronic material, including slides and videos.

Verification of learning

Assessment of the skills acquired in the fundamental principles of Internal Medicine and Pharmacology. The evaluation will be based on oral/written (Pharmacology) or oral/written assays (Internal Medicine). Students will have to show knowledge and understanding, applying knowledge and understanding and communication skills. The final vote will take into consideration active participation to lessons.

Texts

Pharmacology
Cella, Di Giulio, Gorio, Scaglione. Farmacologia generale e speciale per le lauree sanitarie. Piccin, 2010.
General surgery
Chirurgia per le professioni sanitarie, Mario Lise, Piccin
Anesthesiology
“Assistenza Infermieristica in Anestesia” di G.Torri e E. Moitzo. Delfino Editore.

More Information

Contacts

Claudia Sagheddu (Pharmacology) claudiasagheddu@unica.it
Nardello Oreste (Surgery) orenar@tiscali.it
Finco Gabriele (Anesthesiology) gabrielefinco@medicina.unica.it
Students' reception
Claudia Sagheddu
Receptions by appointment:
Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche
Sezione di Neuroscienze e Farmacologia clinica
Università di Cagliari
Cittadella Universitaria, Blocco C
09042 Monserrato (CA)
e-mail: claudiasagheddu@unica.it
Prof. Nardello:
Receptions by appointment by either email or phone at 0706753177, asse didattico del Policlinico di Monserrato
Prof. Finco:
Upon email appointment at: gabrielefinco@medicina.unica.it

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