To acquire basic elements of mechanisms of drug action, of clinical indications and of pharmacokinetics, as well as basic notions of cardiovascular pharmacology.
Purpose of the course:
Basic principles of General Pharmacology, Pharmacodynamics, Pharmacokinetics.
Basic Principles of Cardiovascular Pharmacology (antihypertensive drugs, diuretics, beta-blockers, calcium antagonists, inhibitors of the renin-angiotensin system, inotropic agents, antiarrhythmic drugs, antidyslipidemic drugs) and of drugs acting on blood (anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs, thrombolytic drugs).
Family and physiological history
Genetic pathogenic factors, Infectious conditions, Living and feeding habits, Birth, Breastfeeding, First physiological acts, Schooling, Puberty, Pregnancy, Childbirth, Childbirth and lactation, Physical and intellectual activities, Appetite and diet, Thirst and introduction of liquids, Use of alcohol and smoking habits, Sleep-waking rhythm, Alvo, Diuresis, Sexual activity.
General physical examination (Psyche and sensory, decubitus, Facies, Skin color, Elementary skin lesions, Body temperature, Nutrition and hydration state, Superficial lymph nodes, Muscular apparatus)
Diseases of the respiratory system
The upper and conduction airways, pulmonary circulation, obstructive and restrictive pathologies, respiratory failure, bronchial asthma, dyspnea, cough.
Diseases of the cardiovascular system
Chest pain (infarct and anginapectoris), arrhythmias, arterial hypertension, heart failure, pericarditis and endocarditis.
Classification, epidemiology, etiopathogenesis, acute and chronic complications. Therapy, physical activity guidelines
Digestive system diseases
Hiatal hernia, gastrodueodenal ulcer, colon disease, liver disease
Acute and chronic glomerulonephritis, nephrosis
Anemias, myelo and lymphoproliferative syndromes
1. Farmacologia per le professioni sanitarie
Autore : Rossi Francesco; Cuomo Vincenzo; Riccardi Carlo, Editore: Minerva Medica, 2014.
2. Compendio di farmacologia generale e speciale
Autore : Matilde Amico Roxas, Achille P. Caputi, Mario Del Tacca, UTET, Torino, 2006.
Compendium of Internal Medicine (Cecil)