At the end of the course, the student will be able to discuss the basic principles of treatment of the major diseases pertaining to internal medicine.
Etiological, pathogenetic, symptomatic and palliative therapy. Adverse side effects of the drugs, clinical manifestations of allergies. Antiplatelet and anticoagulant therapy. Antihypertensive therapy: behavioral norms, diuretics, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, calcium channel blockers, alpha-lytics, beta-blockers. Treatment of heart failure. Anti-diabetic therapy: hypoglycemic drugs and insulin sensitizers. Anti-dyslipidemic therapy. Treatment of hyperuricemia. Anti-inflammatory and corticosteroid Therapy. Strategy for drugs choice in the antibiotic therapy.
Longo, Fauci, et al. Harrison. Principi di medicina interna. 18° edizione. Casa editrice Ambrosiana
Bartoccioni – Margiacchi, etc. - Terapia 2015 - Pocket manual. COM Edizioni