88401 - The Introduction to Lymphatic Drainage (BO)

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  • Teacher Maria Grazia De Giorgio

  • Credits 2

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

  • Degree Programme First cycle degree programme (L) in Physiotherapy (cod. 8476)

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the students will acquire knowledge related to the anatomy, histology and physiopathology of Lymphatic system.

Course contents

Presentation of the method and glossary.

Anatomy and physiology of Lymphatic system.

Treatment.

Readings/Bibliography

  1. Wittlinger H, Wittlinger G. Introduzione al Linfodrenaggio Manuale secondo Vodder. Vol. 1: Corso base (1° ed. italiana). Roma: Marrapese, 1983.
  2. Kurz I. Introduzione al Linfodrenaggio Manuale secondo Vodder. Vol. 2: Terapia I (1° ed. italiana). Roma: Marrapese, 1983.
  3. Kurz I. Introduzione al Linfodrenaggio Manuale secondo Vodder. Vol. 3: Terapia II (1° ed. italiana). Roma: Marrapese, 1983.

Teaching methods

Lectures

Practical tests of palpation 

Manipulative treatment 

Assessment methods

Written exam with multiple choice.

With two wrong answers, it's necessary an oral exam.

Teaching tools

Pc, video-projector and beds

Office hours

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