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Head and neck diseases - Module of Audiology

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Head and neck diseases - Module of Audiology

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Academic year 2022/2023

Course ID
SCB0219A
Teachers
Prof. Giovanni Succo
Prof. Andrea Canale (Lecturer)
Year
4th year
Teaching period
Second semester
Type
Basic
Course disciplinary sector (SSD)
MED/32 - audiology
Delivery
Blended
Language
English
Attendance
Mandatory
Type of examination
Quiz
Type of learning unit
modulo
Modular course
Head and neck diseases (SCB0219)
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Sommario del corso

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Course objectives

The student must acquire adequate theoretical and practical knowledge in Audiology fields, for adult and pediatric age. The competencies must concern the anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology and clinic.

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Results of learning outcomes

At the end of the course the students have the fundamentals of the topographical anatomy of the auditory and the vestibular system; in more detail, the students must have specific knowledge on clinical case, semeiological data, diagnostic imaging and principles of diagnosis and medical and/or surgical therapy.

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Program

Elements of anatomy, physiology and semeiotics of the ear. Methods of diagnosis; subjective and objective audiometry tests, radiological diagnosis. Types of hearing loss,  infant hearing loss, presbycusis. Pathologies of the outer ear (malformations, inflammation and obstructions). Pathologies of the middle ear (secretive otitis media, acute and chronic purulent otitis media, infant otitis, tympanomsclerosis, fibro-adhesive otitis media) and complications. Otosclerosis, acoustic neurinoma, surgical treatment of severe hearing loss: cochlear implants. Anatomy and physiology of the vestibular apparatus, methods of diagnosis, types of vertigo, Ménière’s disease.

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Course delivery

The course includes 10 hours of lectures.

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Learning assessment methods

The course program will be check with the students at the end of the course.

The exam will consist of a multiple choice test (16 questions).

Suggested readings and bibliography



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Libro
Titolo:  
Otorhinolaringology
Anno pubblicazione:  
0000
Editore:  
Minerva Medica
Autore:  
Roberto Albera, Andrea Canale, Giovanni Cavallo, Giancarlo Pecorari, Giovanni Succo,
Obbligatorio:  
Si
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