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17AMBZPD - Fundamentals of Pathophysiology&Diagnostic Methods

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17AMBZPD Z,ZK 5 1+1
Leoš Navrátil, Václav Navrátil (guarantor), Emil Pavlík
Leoš Navrátil, 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:

20. 2. 2017 13:00

Assist. Prof. Ing. Vaclav Navratil

Assist. Prof. MUDr. Jiří Škopek, Ph.D.. chief physician

Basics of pharmacology

Pavilion B5 of Thomayer Hospital, Praha 4, Vídeňská 800

13:00 meeting point: main gate of Thomayer Hospital

GPS: 50°01'48.6„N 14°27'22.2“E

6. 3. 2017 14:00

Assoc. Prof. Ing. Josef Novotný, Ph.D., chief physicist

Lacsell gama knife

Nemocnice na Homolce, Praha 5, Roentgenova 2

meeting point: reception of the Department of Stereotactic Radioneurosurgery at Na Homolce Hospital

20. 3. 2017 13:30

MUDr. Iveta Weissová

Modern Ophthalmology

Oční klinika Jana Leštáka, Praha 5, V Hůrkách 1296/10

3. 4. 2017 13:30

Assoc. Prof. MUDr. Jan Hess, DrSc.

Visit to the Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine

meeting point: Pavilon Z4, of the Institute for Clinical and Experimental

Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, Praha 4, Vídeňská 1958/9

GPS: 50°01'25.2„N 14°27'51.2“E

11. 5. 2017

Assist. Prof. Ing. Vaclav Navratil

Crisis &Emergency Underground Hospital

meeting point: main gate of the Thomayer Hospital, Praha 4, Vídeňská 800

GPS: 50°01'48.6„N 14°27'22.2“E

22. 5. 2017

Assist. Prof. Emil Pavlik, MD, PhD.

News in microbiology and epidemiology

meeting point: Institute of Immunology and Microbiology, Praha 2, Studničkova 7

25. 5. 2017 10:00

Assist. Prof. Ing. Vaclav Navratil

Final seminar, discussion based examination.

room K 330, Kladno, Sportovců 2311 (about 20 minutes walk from Sítná)

More topics will be specified during the semester by the students' interest.

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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:

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: