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Introduction to Pathology

Code 15125
Year 3
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 16
Workload OT(96H)/S(121H)/TP(14H)
Scientific area Biopathological Sciences
Entry requirements None in particular. General rules apply
Learning outcomes At the end of this course unit the student should:
Analyze the main aspects of pathophysiology, microbiology and pathological anatomy
Knowing how to apply knowledge of Pathophysiology, Microbiology and Pathological Anatomy in the approach to the patient
Know the most frequent clinical syndromes
Develop clinical reasoning based on knowledge of syndromes
Syllabus Homeostasis and Cellular Adaptation. Cellular Injury. Necrosis and Apoptosis. Cell Accumulation. Edema, Hyperaemia, Congestion and Hemorrhage. Thrombosis, Embolism and Infarction. Shock. Inflammation, Repair and Healing. Rejection and immunodeficiency. General Neoplasm. Tumor Growth. Angiogenesis and Dissemination. Metastasis. carcinogenesis. Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis. Specific neoplasm by systems, epidemiology, particular aspects of pathophysiology.
Pathophysiology of the main syndromes by system; Nervous, Circulatory, Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, endocrine, nephro-urinary. Blood and lymphatic and immune system. General pathophysiology of diseases caused by physical and chemical agents
Introduction to Psychopathology
Pathophysiology of diseases caused by live agents; basic concepts, general and specific mechanisms by which they cause diseases. laboratory in the identification of agents. Treatment, including antimicrobial agents and resistance
Main Bibliography Medical Microbiology Patrick Murray 8ª. Edição
Robbins Basic Pathology, 9ª edição, Elsevier Saunders.
Wheater's Basic Histopathology, 5ª edição, Churchill Livingstone.
Robbins and Cotran Pathologic Basis of Disease, Professional Edition, 8ª edição, Saunders Elsevier (consulta).
Manual de Patologia General, 8ª Ed, José Luis Pérez Arellano, 2020 Elsevier
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Tutorial Sessions, Practical Laboratory Activities and Thematic Seminars. In the Tutorial Sessions, clinical histories or scientific articles are used as a starting point for the study of the syllabus contents. and they complement tutorial learning by integrating macroscopic and histological aspects. The Thematic Seminars are intended for the analysis of specific themes. Assessment is continuous and carried out through assessments at the end of each Pedagogical Unit and integrated knowledge assessments. The application of knowledge in the exploration of clinical cases is also evaluated. The specific evaluation criteria for each Curricular Unit are subject to approval by the Course Commission and Pedagogical Council
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2024-02-09

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