09151 - Internal Medicine

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Moduli: Paolo Gionchetti (Modulo 1) Berardino Vaira (Modulo 2)
  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures (Modulo 1) Traditional lectures (Modulo 2)
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in School of Dentistry (cod. 8204)

Learning outcomes

The student will learn the principles of physiopathology, which is the basis for correct evaluation of a patient.

In fact patient History and objective examination are the most important factors for a correct diagnosis and clinical approach

Course contents

- Approach to the patient and medical history collection, general objective assessment

- Semeiotics, physiopathology, diagnosis and clinical approach to the diseases  of the abdomen, thorax, heart and vessels, renal diseases and allergic reactions and diseases



Harrison’s Principi di Medicina Interna Editore: Ambrosiana / CEA [http://www.medicalinformation.it/ecommerce/catalogsearch/advanced/result/?name=&description=&sku=&price%5Bfrom%5D=&price%5Bto%5D=&author=&manufacturer=Ambrosiana%20/%20CEA&year=&index=]

Teaching methods

Traditional lessons with slides including interactive clinical cases discussion to learn the best method of patient's clinical approach underlying the importance of the correct collection of patient's history and of the physical examination.

Assessment methods

Students will be evaluated during oral examination on the topics covered during lessons

2 Questions will be done.

The voting obtained in the single module will be determine the final voting based on the CFU

Teaching tools

Lessons will be done using slides that will be available for students.

Office hours

See the website of Paolo Gionchetti

See the website of Berardino Vaira


Good health and well-being

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.