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Medical and Surgical Clinics II - B

Code 15136
Year 5
Semester A1
ECTS Credits 10
Workload E(53H)/OT(65H)/S(35H)/TP(4H)
Scientific area CIÊNCIAS MÉDICAS
Entry requirements Not applicable
Learning outcomes The CU Medical and Surgical Clinics IIb is integrated by 3 blocks: Pathology of the Locomotor System, Urgency and Emergencies, and Otorhinolaryngology.
The global objectives which allow to students to develop basic skills for future general physicians are:
1. To study the theoretical bases of more frequent diseases of each block of the CU (epidemiology, aetiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, treatment).
2. To identify the main disorders of each Chair during clinical stages under the supervision of Specialist Physicians.
3. To develop the main technical and clinical skills, including clinical records.
4. To develop work team and communication skills to potentiate interpersonal links, respect for patients, management of health resources and practice following ethical principles.
Syllabus Locomotor: Approach to the patient. Big syndromes. Fractures, sprains and dislocations. Arthritis and systemic rheumatic diseases. Osteoarthrosis. Periarticular pathology. Metabolic bone diseases. Generalized pain. Bone and soft tissue tumors. Child and teenager. Low back pain and neck pain.
Urgency and Emergency: Medical Emergency System. Manchester Screening. Catastrophe. Hypertensive emergencies. Shock. Chest pain. Acute coronary syndromes. Focal neurological deficit, stroke green pathway, coma and syncope. Poisonings. Psychiatric emergencies. Respiratory failure. Sepsis. Anaphylaxis. Pain. Nephrology. Hyperglycaemia, hypoglycemia. Acute abdomen. Burned. Digestive bleeding. Acute anemia. Polytraumatized.
Otorhinolaryngology: Pathology of the outer and middle ear. Deafness. Facial paralysis. Vertigo. Nasal obstruction. Obstructive sleep apnea. Rhinitis, sinusitis, polyposis. Strange body. Pharyngotonsillitis. Malignant lesions of the oropharynx. Dysphonia. Dysphagia. Masses.
Main Bibliography Silva. Reumatologia Prática. Diagnósteo 2004
Serra. Critérios fundamentais em fracturas e ortopedia. 2ª ed Lidel
Hebert. Ortopedia e Traumatologia. Artmed 2003
De Lisa. Rehabilitation Medicine. Lippincott
Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 20ed McGraw-Hill.
Ruah. Manual de ORL. Roche 1998
Becker. Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases. Thieme 1994
Probst. Basic otorhinolaryngology. Thieme 2006
Curso de Evidência na Emergência. Reanima 4ª Ed
Teaching Methodologies and Assessment Criteria Teaching methodologies: 1. Tutorships. Objectives are showed by students and discussed with teacher 2. Master seminars presented by professors 3. Assistance to the clinical medium 4.Theoretical-practical activities in Clinical Skills 2 5. Carrying out clinical histories The assessment is made in accordance with the learning objectives and skills to be developed by the student in the course, using the appropriate assessment tools and according to the specific criteria set out in the Medical Assessment Criteria document 2021-2022.
Language Portuguese. Tutorial support is available in English.
Last updated on: 2022-01-14

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