SAPIENZA UNIVERSITY OF ROME
SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND MEDICINE

COURSE OF LABORATORY MEDICINE
Degree in Medicine and Surgery
Outline of the Lectures given by Prof. ANDREA BELLELLI
 
 

NEWS
Sono stati comunicati i codici Opis 2020 per la valutazione dei corsi:
Codice OPIS Insegnamento
2343QUUX 1034944 - BASI MOLECOLARI E CELLULARI DELLA VITA INFERMIERISTICA (ABILITANTE ALLA PROFESSIONE SANITARIA DI INFERMIERE) GAETA - CORSO DI LAUREA W (29868)- ASL LATINA FORMIA-GAETA
RMCFL9GL 1034944 - BASI MOLECOLARI E CELLULARI DELLA VITA INFERMIERISTICA (ABILITANTE ALLA PROFESSIONE SANITARIA DI INFERMIERE) ROMA - CORSO DI LAUREA B (29856)- AZIENDA POLICLINICO UMBERTO I
WMSL4AEB 1025530 - CHIMICA E PROPEDEUTICA BIOCHIMICA MEDICINA E CHIRURGIA B (30006)
RZ3EP1E3 1038232_1 - LABORATORY MEDICINE I MEDICINE AND SURGERY F (15342)
1RHH8P8E 1038232_2 - LABORATORY MEDICINE II MEDICINE AND SURGERY F (15342)

  The 2nd semester Laboratory Medicine Course begins March. 2 at 11,00 in classroom D; lectures are given on Tuesdays (11-13) and Fridays (9-12).
Timetable of the lectures
 
 

The lectures of this course are as follows:
1) The statistical bases of Laboratory Medicine.
      1b) Biochemical bases of human variability: an exercise.
2) Prenatal and perinatal clinical analyses.
3) Methods in Laboratory Medicine.
      3b) Biochemical methods for proteins and macromolecules.
4) Nosography: the classification of human diseases
5) Laboratory Analyses in Toxicology.
6) Hemostasis and Thrombosis.
7) Anemias and hemoglobinopathies.
8) Disorders of Nucleotide Metabolism; Gout.
9) Porphyrias (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
10) Heme degradation; bilirubin and icterus (jaundice) (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
11) Plasma Proteins (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
12) Lipoproteins and dislipidemias (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
13) Disturbances of the homeostasis of water and electrolytes (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
14) Disturbances of the homeostasis of respiratory gases and pH (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
15) Disturbances of glucose metabolism (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
16) Disturbances of the urea cycle (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
17) Laboratory analyses for endocrine disorders (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
18) Genetic defects of metabolism: glycogenoses and lipidoses (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
19) Genetic defects of metabolism of aminoacids (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).
      19b) The biochemistry of inherited enzymatic defects (an older version of the same).
20) Hypervitaminoses and hypovitaminoses
21) Standard blood tests (abilitated for on-line attendance registration).

Self evaluation tests
Questions and comments

Electives (0.2 CFU):
1) Epidemics: statistical considerations (abilitated for on-line attendance registration). An interactive program to explore the effect of vaccines, quarantine and more is available at: this link.

Web resources for Medical Education
Access Medicine: institutional access to the platform Access Medicine by McGraw-Hill (a resource provided by Sapienza to all students and teachers; follow instructions on the web page). Direct link.
Several medical journals may be accessed via the institutional subscription of Sapienza University; log in via the Sistema Bibliotecario Sapienza (SBS).

Programme and timetable of the course - 1st semester
Programme and timetable of the course - 2nd semester

The exam consists in an oral discussion on different subjects treated during the course. The dates of the exam are indicated on Infostud where the student is requested to apply. The winter session (in February) is reserved to students of the IV year and later, but it is possible for students of the III year to take a partial examination on the subjects discussed in the first semester.

Suggested Text
M. Laposata "Laboratory Medicine", Lange - McGraw Hill

Further readings
E.A. Murphy "The Logic of Medicine", The Johns Hopkins University Press

Students can visit me at the Dipartimento di Scienze Biochimiche, Sapienza University of Rome, every monday afternoon, 14,30 to 17,30, except during the examination sessions.

Go to: Non Scientific Medical Theories; Digital Library of the Italian Society of Biochemistry; Teaching subjects.