37223 - Internal Medicine I (LZ-A2)

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  • Teacher Paolo Gionchetti

  • Credits 5

  • Teaching Mode Traditional lectures

  • Language Italian

  • Campus of Bologna

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

  • Course Timetable from Oct 05, 2022 to Nov 07, 2022

Academic Year 2022/2023

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

Course contents

- Approach to the patient and medical history collection

- Semeiotics and physiopathology of the abdomen

- General objective examination

- Semeiotics and physiopathology of the torax

- Semeiotics and physiopathology of the heart and vessels


Dioguardi-Sanna: Moderni aspetti di semeiotica Medica

McLeod: manuale di semeiotica e metdologia diagnostica.

Teaching methods

Traditional lessons with slides and presentaion of interactive clinical cases 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

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

Teaching tools Lessons will be done using slides and videos that will be available for students.

Office hours

See the website of Paolo Gionchetti