MED/10 - 4 CFU - 1° Semester

Teaching Staff


Learning Objectives

The course aims to introduce the mechanisms of regulation of the respiratory system, the pathophysiology of major diseases of the respiratory system, the fundamental concepts of respiratory control and the pathophysiology of major respiratory diseases. We will analyze the most important diagnostic tests in Pneumology, the main respiratory diseases and the therapies of the main diseases of the respiratory system

Course Structure

lecture with moments of interactivity

Detailed Course Content

Pathophysiology and lung defense mechanisms, Respiratory function tests, Asthma,COPD, Pneumonia, Pleural effusion, Interstitial lung diseases, Acute and chronic respiratory failure, bronchiectasis, TB

Textbook Information

Harrison’s Principi di Medicina Interna – McGraw-Hill 18° ed

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