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17ABBZPD - Fundamentals of Pathology, Hygiene and Epidemiology

Code Completion Credits Range Language
17ABBZPD ZK 4 3+0
Grading of the course requires grading of the following courses:
Anatomy and Physiology II (17ABBAF2)
Leoš Navrátil, Václav Navrátil (guarantor), Emil Pavlík
Václav Navrátil (guarantor), Emil Pavlík
Department of Health Care Disciplines and Population Protection

The subject provides a brief, clear and integral concept of medical branches, particularly internal medicine. The purpose of the subject is to acquaint the students with basic diseases, primary and secondary prevention of internal diseases and to define terms associated with the consideration of the patient health condition.

The student should be able to compare and differentiate from each other methods of health examination, described procedures for the basic clinical examination and understand its principle and importance. He/she is supposed to know methods of monitoring the patient health condition.


Examination by discussion (Assist. Prof. Ing. Vaclav Navratil)

Syllabus of lectures:

1. theme - Basics of Laboratory Techniques in Biochemistry and Hematology

2. theme - Experimental and Clinical Cardiology (Institute for Clinical and Experimental Me-dicine)

3. theme - Crisis Emergency

4. theme - Blackout as a threat for healthcare facilities

5. theme -Fundamentals of Radiotherapy (Leksell gamma knife)

6. theme - News in microbiology and epidemiology (Institute of Immunology and Microbiolo-gy of 1st. Medical fakulty of Charles University, The National Institute of Public Health)

7. theme - Basics of pharmacology

8. theme - Final seminar discussion based examination.

Please see the attachment below.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Seminars are associated with a program of lectures.

Study Objective:

Fundamentals of Pathology and Diagnostic Methods is an integrative and closing subject of medical subjects for biomediacl engineers. Its goal is to give a context of diseases to diagnostic findings and elucidate the procedure of obtaining diagnosis and a decision tree based on diagnostic findings.

Study materials:

Materials available in the Faculty Library:

BEST, Charles Herbert, Norman Burke TAYLOR a John B. WEST. Best and Taylor's physiological basis of medical practice. 12th ed. /. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, c1991. ISBN 0683089471.

TORTORA, Gerard J. a Nicholas Peter ANAGNOSTAKOS. Principles of anatomy and physiology. 4th ed. New York: Harper & Row, c1984. ISBN 0060466561.

BORON, Walter F. a Emile L. BOULPAEP. Medical physiology: a cellular and molecular approach. 2nd ed., International ed. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier, c2009. ISBN 9781416031154.

HALL, John E. a Arthur C. GUYTON. Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology. 12th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders/Elsevier, c2011. ISBN 9781416045748.

Other materials:

Bouter, LM, Zielhuis, GA, Zeegers, MP: Textbook Epidemiology, Springer Verlag GmbH, 2017, EAN: 9789036817400

Mohan, H: Textbook of Pathology Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers, 2014, 970 pp. EAN: 9789351523697

Mahon, CR: Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology, Elsevier - Healt Sciences Division 1096 pp. EAN 9780323089890

Souhami, RL, Moxham, J: Textbook of Medicine. Churchill Livingstone, 2002, 1508 pp, EAN 9780443064647

Warrell, DA, Cox, TM, Firth, JD: Oxford Textbook of Medicine. Oxford University Press, London, 2010, 6 016 pp, ISBN 978-0-19-920485-4

The course is a part of the following study plans:


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