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Otorynolarygology

AIM

The purpose of the course is to provide the student with the basic knowledge of otorhinolaryngology. The student should be able to use the knowledge gained during their training, to apply them in clinical practice and research and finally to follow the future evolutions.

CONTENT OF THE COURSE

Physiology of the hearing-types of hearing impairment-hearing examination-Causes of hearing impairment-childhood hearing impairment-deaf-mutism-otosclerosis; chronic purulent otitis media; cholosteatoma, tympanoplasty; complications of purulent otitis media; Clinical examination of the ear-diseases of the external ear-acute otitis media-secretory otitis-traumatic rupture of the tympanic membrane-reflex otalgias-aero-otitis, Examination of the larynx-injuries of the larynx-vocal cord nodules-inflammatory diseases of the larynx-vocal cord polyps-laryngeal palsy;

Sinusitis-nose polyps- tumors of the nose and the sinuses; Physiology of vestibular system-functional examination of the posterior labyrinths -vertigo-Meniere disease-Acoustic neuroma; Diseases of adenoids and tonsils-tumors of the pharynx; Clinical examination of the nose-Fractures of nose and face-pathologic conditions of the nasal septum -epistaxis-rhinitis;
Congenital anomalies of the neck-inflammatory diseases of the neck-tumors of the neck-salivary glands; Management of acute obstruction of the respiratory tract –tumors of the larynx-foreign bodies of the trachea, bronchi, esophagus.

EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Lectures.
  • Elearning.

SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION 

  • Attendance of 90% of lectures.
  • Successful final examination.