57179 - General and Specialised Paediatrics (LZ-B)

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  • Teacher Arianna Aceti

  • Credits 5

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in Medicine and Surgery (cod. 8415)


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

Zero hunger Good health and well-being

Academic Year 2021/2022

Course contents

  • Newborn classification
  • Neonatal adaptation to extrauterine life
  • Cardiovascular assessment. Congenital heart disease
  • Respiratory assessment. Neonatal respiratory diseases: transient tachypnoea, RDS, meconium aspiration syndrome, pulmonary hypertension, chronic lung disease
  • Neurological assessment. Perinatal asphyxia. Perinatal traumatic injury.
  • Hyperbilirubinemia. Hemolytic diseases
  • Preterm infants - specific diseases: intraventricular haemorrhage, necrotizing enterocolitis, retinopathy of prematurirt. Short and long-term clinical outcome
  • Infant feeding and human milk
  • Vaccination
  • Neonatal sepsis and meningitis

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