70972 - General Aspects of the Drug Use in Internal Medicine

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2018/2019

Learning outcomes

The aim of this course it to deep the knowledge of current evidence and practical use of drug for diseases with large prevalence and of large interest in internal medicine, with a specific focus on gastro-intestinal and cardiovascular disorders. In particular, the courses will follow a rational and practical approach to guide the student towards a correct choice of the most used and consolidated medical therapies. This didactic strategy has the aim to make an easy learning of practical skills in relation to the growing problem of comorbidities and related polypharmacotherapy.

Course contents

- General concepts of clinical pharmacology   - Correct management of polipharmacotherapies in patients with multiple comorbidities

Readings/Bibliography

Conn's Current Therapy 2015. Elsevier Ed.

Teaching methods

Classical lectures

Assessment methods

Multiple choices quiz

Office hours

See the website of Arrigo Francesco Giuseppe Cicero