Know the main notions of anatomy and patho-physiology of the auditory and vestibular
The student must demonstrate knowledge of the methods of epidemiological investigation to investigate the cause-effect relationships and evaluate the efficacy of preventive and therapeutic interventions, as well as the effective methodologies for the prevention of pathologies pertinent to the course of studies.
Definition, basic concepts and tasks of hygiene. Epidemiology: definition, characteristics and purpose. Demographics elements. Sources and methods of data collection. Association measures. Indicators of the social and health conditions of the population. Prevalence and incidence. Relative Risk, Individual Attributable Risk and Population Risk. Epidemiological studies: Descriptive; analytical; Experimental. Epidemiology and prevention of infectious diseases: sources and reservoirs of infection; pathways of entry and elimination of pathogens; transmission methods; diffusive rhythms of infectious diseases (sporadic, endemic, epidemic and pandemic diseases). General prophylaxis: Direct prophylaxis (notification, epidemiological investigation, diagnostic assessment, isolation and default, health surveillance, sterilization, disinfection, disinfestation). Specific prophylaxis: Vaccinoprofilassi Immunoprofilassi. Chemoprophylaxis. Epidemiology and prevention of non-infectious diseases: Causes and risk factors. Genetic, environmental, behavioral risk factors. Prevention: in the living, working environment. Lifestyle modification: Health education. Secondary prevention: screening. Diseases of the cardiovascular system: epidemiology, risk factors, prevention. Malignant tumors: epidemiology, risk factors and prevention of the main tumors). Diabetes mellitus: general and classification. Risk factors. Prevention. Environmental factors and human health. Air pollution. Microclimate. Ionizing and non-ionizing radiation.
- Otorinolaringoiatria. Albera – Rossi. Edizioni Minerva Medica. Torino
- Trattato di Otorinolaringoiatria ed Audiologia. Pignataro L., A. Cesarani, G. Felisati, A. Schindler. EdiSes.
Igiene per le professioni sanitarie - Ricciardi W, Angelillo I.F et al, Editore Idelson Gnocchi, 2014