57179 - General and Specialised Paediatrics (LZ-B)

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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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